Taylor McCaffrey LLP is very proud to announce that Sharon Kravetsky, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, based on recommendations made by the minister following consultation with an advisory council.
This prestigious title recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession, through mentorship, legal scholarship, teaching or continuing legal education. Appointees must have demonstrated outstanding practice, fostered excellence in the profession and have conducted themselves with integrity and leadership throughout their careers.
Sharon is currently Vice Chair of the Canadian Bar Association National Family Law Section. She is a member of various Committees including the Queen’s Bench Family Division Standard Clauses Committee, the Law Society President’s Special Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, the Practice and Ethics Committee of the Law Society, the Family Law Matters Legal Fees Advisory Committee of the Law Society, and a member of the Canadian Bar Association Task Force on Justice Issues Arising from COVID-19. She is a member of the Planning Committee for the National Judicial Institute for the development of an educational program for newer judges, and has been a speaker at local and national educational seminars for lawyers and for judges. Sharon is also a member of Collaborative Practice Manitoba.
To read the official announcement regarding the 2020 Q.C. recipients, please click here.
A formal ceremony in honour of this year’s Queen’s counsel recipients will be postponed until a later date due to COVID-19.
Please join us in congratulating Sharon on this well-deserved appointment.
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