Mitchell J. Holash, Q.C. is a partner at the firm of Holash Logue McCullagh. He is a professional that not only takes pride in his career but also the building of his community.
Throughout his career Holash has successfully handled a variety of high profile cases in the areas of municipal law, civil litigation, policing, and residential schools. He has also been recognized in the past for his dedicated service as a legal counsel. In 2008 and 2009 he was appointed and served as the Chairman of the Saskatchewan Police Commission. From 2006 to 2008 he also contributed as a professional representative on Saskatchewan Justice’s Northern Justice Review Committee, which brought forward extensive recommendations for justice reform for northern and aboriginal citizens.
Beyond his professional life Holash has dedicated himself to the enhancement of the city of Prince Albert. He has chaired several successful volunteer initiatives, including projects that established the E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts, the expansion of Prince Albert’s WHL arena, the Art Hauser Centre, and the Alfred Jenkins Field House and Indoor Soccer Centre.
However his involvements to the community are even more varied and extensive then that, He has also contributed to other local projects including: the Rotary Trail, the St. Mary Community High School reconstruction, the Kinsmen Skateboard Park, the Wanisca First Nations Arts Festival, the public launch of the Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts, stadium lighting and the dedication of Prince Albert’s Max Clunie Football Field, the capital refinancing of the Mann Art Gallery, and the creation of the Saskatchewan Health Excellence Awards.
“The community has been very good to my family and the families of the people that I have worked with here,” said Holash. “And so it’s been a privilege to have invested 30 years of my professional life here. I hope in some small way that I have contributed back to what the community has provided.”
Holash has also been rewarded with a variety of awards and distinctions throughout his career. Most recently in 2010 Holash was honoured with a Queen’s Counsel appointment an honorary title that’s only given to people who meet specific standards. In 2003 he was also declared as Prince Albert’s citizen of the year.
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