Meet the Slate!

    These 22 lawyers ran on a platform to eliminate the compelled Statement of Principles, known as StopSOP. They were elected with top votes from across the province and will serve the profession as benchers until 2023.

    Their campaign was organized and led by the StopSOP Team, which included these non-bencher lawyers and paralegals and many others who helped in various capacities:

    Lisa Bildy
    Bruce Pardy
    Michael Menear
    Donald Kilpatrick
    Bilal Bhatti
    Sadie Etemad
    Ian Wilkinson

    Bencher Candidates

    Central East Region

    Alexander Wilkes Barrister & Solicitor


    Joseph Chiummiento Core Lawyers

    Central South Region

    Jorge Pineda In-House Counsel
    Trevor Parry TRP Strategy Group



    Central West Region

    Brian Prill BLP Law
    Gary Graham Graham Stephenson LL.P.
    Scott Marshall Marshall & Mahood

    East Region

    Cecil Lyon Lyon Family Law
    Cheryl Lean Barrister & Solicitor
    Jean-Jacques Desgranges Barrister & Solicitor

    Northwest Region

    Ryan Alford Professor of Law

    Southwest Region

    Gerard Charette Miller Canfield


    Chi-Kun Shi Barrister & Solicitor
    D. Jared Brown Brown Litigation
    Geoff Pollock Geoff Pollock and Associates
    John F. Fagan Retired
    Lubomir Poliacik Crum-Ewing/Poliacik
    Murray Klippenstein Klippensteins
    Nicholas Wright Wright Business Law


    Philip Horgan Barrister & Solicitor
    Robert Adourian Devry Smith Frank LLP
    Sam Goldstein Criminal Lawyer