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Laura Emmett becomes Youngest Ever President of Canadian Defence Lawyers

June 8, 2018   by Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP congratulates its team member, Laura Emmett, on beginning her role as President of the Canadian Defence Lawyers.

“I’m thrilled to be the President of the only national organization that represents the interests of civil defence lawyers,” said Ms. Emmett, ”and particularly proud that there is equal gender representation on this year’s Board of Directors.”

Laura Emmett

Previously CDL’s first Vice President, Laura takes over from Jade Spalding. As the youngest CDL president in the association’s history, Laura will bring the same enthusiasm and dedication to the position as she does her thriving practice. The firm applauds Laura’s continued commitment to advancing the interests of the Defence Bar in Canada.

Laura will continue to work out of the firm’s Waterloo office. Her practice includes all aspects of general insurance litigation with a particular interest in cyber insurance, bodily injury, and drone regulation. In addition to being the President of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association, she is the co-author of a Annotated Statutory Accident Benefits textbook, and an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario law school.

Congratulations, Laura!


About Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

Strigberger Brown Armstrong is a firm of 16 personable lawyers experienced in insurance litigation and risk management. Split between offices in Toronto and Waterloo, the firm offers a full range of legal services to the insurance industry. Too often claims get stuck in a mill, where work is done but minimal value is added. SBA’s approach removes the mill and adds value to the process. The firm is committed to providing efficient, timely, and practical legal services.

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About Canadian Defence Lawyers

Canadian Defence Lawyers is a voice and a resource for civil defence lawyers providing a national perspective, quality defence-specific education and networking opportunities.

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