Up and Comer Award

The Up and Comer Award recognizes an individual, with less than 15 years called to the Bar, that has had strong participation at any level within the profession and especially within the CCCA and the organization they serve.


An in-house counsel with less than 15 years called to the Bar; who demonstrates strong commitment to the profession and especially within to the CCCA and the organization* they serve. Current members of the CCCA’s Executive Committee are not eligible to be nominated for this award.

*Organizations include any business enterprise, association or institution, Crown corporation, government board or agency, municipal corporation, not-for-profit organizations, or regulatory board or agency.


Nominations for the 2021 Award are closed.

Nominate someone by providing the following:

  1. Nominee's name, address, phone and email address.
  2. Nominator's name, address, phone and email address.
  3. A summary of the reasons for the nomination (maximum 500 words).
  4. Nominee's CV (mandatory) and supporting letters (recommended, no more than two).

NOTE: Nomination packages are limited to a maximum of 20 pages. Staff will remove any pages over the 20-page limit. Nominators must advise nominees of their nomination prior to submitting a nomination package.

Please email completed Nomination Submission to:

The Awards Awards Committee
c/o: olyag@ccca-cba.org 

The Award will be presented annually as chosen by the CCCA Awards Committee in its sole discretion. The Committee reserves the right to not present the Award in a given year.