Medals


The Medal of The Bar of Montreal is conferred by the Council, after consultation with the Conference of former Bâtonniers, upon persons, who may or may not be members of the Bar, their remarkable contribution to the cause of justice.

Médaille du Barreau de MontréalThe medal is presented in a blue velvet jewel box. It consists of a silver circle 7.5cm in diameter and about 5mm thick. On the obverse is embossed the image of the two Montreal Courthouses and in the background the outline of Mount Royal crowned with its cross. 


Since being established in 1986, the medal has been awarded to :

2017-2018
Me Richard W. Pound

2016-2017
Mtre Jean-Yves Bernard, Ad. E.

2015-2016
Mtre James O’Reilly


2014-2015

The Honourable Morris J. Fish, c.r.

2013-2014
Mr. Pierre Legrand

2012-2013
Mtre Christiane Pelchat

2011-2012
The Association des Juristes de l'État and
the Association des procureurs aux poursuites criminelles et pénales

2010-2011
Mtre Paul Gérin-Lajoie, C.C., G.O.Q., c.r.

2009-2010
Mtre Jérôme Choquette, c.r.

2008-2009
L'Association de droit Lord Reading
Major-général le très honorable Georges P. Vanier (posthumously)

2007-2008
Mtre Jean-Claude Hébert
The Honourable Michel Proulx (posthumously)

2006-2007
Ms. Annie McDonald Langstaff (posthumously)

2005-2006
The Honourable Claire Barrette-Joncas

2004-2005
Mtre Paul-A. Crépeau, C.C., O.Q., c.r.

2003-2004
The Honourable Charles D. Gonthier

2002-2003
Mtre Paul G. Brunet

2001-2002
Le très honorable Pierre Elliott Trudeau, C.P., C.C., C.H., C.R., LL.D., D. Litt., M.S.R.C. (posthumously)

1999-2000
Professor Irwin Cotler, Q.C.

1998-1999
L'Association du Jeune Barreau de Montréal

1997-1998
Mtre Albert Louis Stein, Q.C.

1996-1997
Mtre Alex K. Paterson, O.C., O.Q., Q.C.

1994-1995
The Honourable Claire L'Heureux-Dubé

1993-1994
The Honourable Jules Deschênes, C.C., C.R., LL.D., M.S.R.C.

1992-1993
Professor Emeritus Frank R. Scott, C.C., Q.C., F.R.S.C. (posthumously)

1991-1992
Senator Thérèse Casgrain (posthumously)
Professor John Peters Humphrey, O.C., O.Q.

1989-1990
The Honourable Jean Beetz

1988-1989
Bâtonnier A.J. Campbell, Q.C.

1987-1988
Bâtonnier Louis-Philippe de Grandpré, C.C., c.r.

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