OUR TEAM IN THE COMMUNITY.
Keep up to date with SHIELDS HUNT DUFF STRACHAN's
professional and community involvement.
Supported the 2021 Firms Filling Fridges Fundraiser
The firm participated in 'Firms Filling Fridges', a fundraising campaign presented by the County of Carleton Law Association and Ottawa's law firms in support of the Ottawa Food Bank.
Firms Filling Fridges will help tens of thousands of people who turn to 112 member agency food banks across Ottawa every month. For every $1 donated, the Ottawa Food Bank delivers $5 worth of food into the community.
The firm exceeded its goal by raising and donating $1,120 in funds.
Participated in the 23rd Annual Law Day 5K Fun Run/ Walk
On April 27, 2018, our firm participated in the 23rd Annual Law Day 5K Fun Run/ Walk to raise funds in support of Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario ("PLEO").
PLEO is a non-profit family support organization for parents and caregivers whose children (up to age 24) are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.
Our Law Day Dream Team began its run/ walk in front of Ottawa City Hall.
Competed in the 2017 Boston Marathon
Congratulations to our very own Daria Strachan on competing in the 2017 Boston Marathon, the 121st running of the marathon!
We are proud of Daria's hard work and dedication, which led her to compete in the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon on April 17, 2017.
Spoke at the 2016 Human Rights and Labour Law Conference
On October 5, 2016, our firm spoke at the annual Human Rights and Labour Law Conference on the topic of medical marijuana in the workplace.
Daria Strachan (Union Counsel, Shields Hunt Duff)
David Law (Employer Counsel, Gowling WLG)
Dr. Linda Robinson (Medical Doctor, Anesthesiology, Chronic Pain Management and Addiction; Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa)
The conference was hosted by Lancaster House and was held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.
Sponsored and Participated in the 21st Annual Law Day 5K Fun Run/ Walk
On April 29, 2016, our firm was pleased to sponsor and participate in the 21st Annual Law Day 5K Run/ Walk, which helped raise more than $20,000 for the Pro Bono Law Ontario clinic at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario ("PBLO CHEO").
PBLO CHEO offers assistance to patients and families who have legal issues that are impacting a child's health or the family's ability to care for that child.
Our firm is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living in our Ottawa community. Making a difference and encouraging a philosophy of "giving back", our firm participates in numerous initiatives and programs to help diverse members within our community.
Proudly Supported the NHL Alumni Benefit Tour
Our firm was proud to support the NHL Alumni Benefit Tour, where some of hockey's greatest heroes came together to square off against against local law enforcement and corrections officers in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario.