According the the LAP:
"The purpose of this annual event is to honor a member of the legal community who has been selfless in his or her actions and showed great dedication to helping lawyers in need."
This year's recipient of the Lawyer Helping Lawyer Award is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of BC, the Honourable Christopher E. Hinkson.
Previous recipients include Scott Huyghebaert (2014), CBA Lawyers Benevolent Society (2013), Ian Aikenhead QC (2011), Leonard Doust QC (2009), the Hon. Wally Oppal QC (2007), and the Hon. Lance Finch QC (2006), just to name a few.
Tickets are $50 each; tables of 8 are $400 (prices include GST), with all proceeds going to aid the LAP Society of BC. Sign up using the registration form here.