TORONTO, June 30/10 … Law Society of Upper Canada Treasurer Derry Millar has returned to his full-time private practice as a Partner at WeirFoulds LLP, one of Canada’s oldest law firms, this year celebrating its 150th anniversary.
In addition to serving as the Law Society’s Treasurer since June 26, 2008, Mr. Millar has also served the legal community as a director on a number of boards, including Legal Aid Ontario, LAWPRO, LibraryCo and Pro Bono Law Ontario.
Mr. Millar was first elected as a bencher of the Law Society in 1995 and re-elected to a fourth consecutive term in 2007. He has held a number of high-profile positions, including Chair of the Inter-Jurisdictional Mobility Committee, which worked successfully to allow lawyers to expand their services across Canada. He has also served as Chair of the Finance Committee.
In 2001, he was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. From 2003 to 2007, he was lead Commission counsel for the Ipperwash Inquiry.
Said WeirFoulds LLP Managing Partner Lisa Borsook, “While Derry Millar has throughout his tenure as Treasurer been a committed partner and colleague, we are delighted to have him back full time. His wisdom, insight, judgment and intelligence are most appreciated. He is a brilliant litigator and we can’t wait to see what he is going to do next.”
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