July 27, 2021

T-Break

Let'S Talk Law

Adam Dodek to stage down as uOttawa Typical Legislation Area dean, with Alain Roussy to be interim dean

Dodek thanked all those who supported him, explained that he would miss taking part in alumni functions as dean and hoped that the neighborhood would proceed to help the legislation school, the interim dean and the upcoming dean.

Dodek expressed pleasure over what he and the law college neighborhood obtained in excess of the earlier a few and a fifty percent years, together with the establishment and the implementation of the very first-ever strategic approach for the Common Regulation Segment, the strengthening of guidance for Indigenous learners, the generation of admission scholarships for Black legislation college students, the growth of the Certificat de popular legislation en français programme to the University of Calgary and the start of the General public Regulation Centre.

“Of all the achievements about the previous number of several years, I am most proud of how we rallied alongside one another as a group during the pandemic to assistance our college students and to assistance every other,” mentioned Dodek.

Alain Roussy, who will act as interim dean of the regulation college whilst the university undergoes the appointment course of action for the next dean, has served as a attorney practising business enterprise legislation at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto, a attorney concentrating on litigation and labour legislation at Heenan Blaikie LLP in Toronto and in-residence lawful counsel at the University of Ottawa. He then grew to become a professor at the School of Regulation in January 2013.

Roussy, whose analysis focuses on professional obligation and authorized ethics, has been a member of the Ottawa Wellness Science Community Analysis Ethics Board, a board member of the Canadian Affiliation for Legal Ethics and the first director of pratiquO, the regulation school’s French-language continuing skilled growth centre.