Lest We Forget: posthumous Call to the Bar ceremony

UPDATE ► Read the coverage of this event in the CBC News article: “A piece of closure”, Law students killed in WWI called to bar 100 years later; Nov 9, 2018

37 aspiring lawyers to be posthumously admitted to the bar in a ceremony Friday at the Calgary Courts Centre ahead of the 100-year anniversary of the armistice ending the conflict.


Please join the Legal Archives Society of Alberta to remember and honour the sacrifice of law students with ties to Alberta who volunteered for service oversees during World War I and never returned.

With support from the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Law Society of Alberta, and Calgary Bar Association, LASA will posthumously Call to the Bar Alberta law students who answered the patriotic call, but never returned home to complete their studies or articles to become lawyers.

With the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending hostilities on November 11, 2018, this Call to the Bar Ceremony is LASA’s way, along with the legal profession, of remembering and honouring the sacrifice of these Albertans.

Where: Ceremonial Courtroom, Calgary Court Centre
When: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 4 pm with Reception to Follow
Admission: Free, RSVP kindly requested
Please RSVP to lasa@legalarchives.ca or 403-244-5510