Congratulations are extended to Saul Simmonds, Q.C. recipient of the 2019 Richard J. Scott Award.
An Award Ceremony and Reception for Mr. Simmonds will take place at the conclusion of the Lectures.
This Award was created in 2013 in honour of Richard J. Scott, former Chief Justice of Manitoba, and is awarded annually to a person who promotes the rule of law through advocacy, writing or education.
Mr. Simmonds is a partner in the firm Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg. Saul’s career as a criminal defence lawyer has been dedicated to advancing the rule of law through legal advocacy and legal education and supporting access to justice for all Manitobans. Saul has advanced the rights of clients before all levels of court in Manitoba and in the Supreme Court of Canada and has made significant contributions to legal education and the enhancement of advocacy skills in the legal profession by sharing his legal knowledge through teaching, and legal research and writing.