1997 Lifetime Achievment Award from Xtra West , an LGBTTIQ community newspaper. 2001 Designated as Queen’s Counsel. This honour is awarded by the Queen, through the Lieutenant Governor, her representative in British Columbia, to the most distinguished members of the legal profession. 2005 Award of Merit from the Sexual Diversity Studies Department at the University of Toronto. 2006 The Hero Award from SOGIC for my contribution to advancing rights for LGBTTIQ communities. 2010 Recognized by LEAF as “A lawyer who has made a difference for women and girls in Canada. 2013 Awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. 2016 Rated ‘distinguished’ for 15 years by Martindale-Hubbell peer ranking system 2016 Cover of The Advocate, (Vol.74, Part 2), the publication of the Vancouver Bar Association, which accompanied by an article (link) about my legal career.