Melanie McDonald, a partner in the Calgary office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal on Nov. 30, 2012.

The Diamond Jubilee Medal is designed and minted to mark the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada and honour the Queen’s decades of service. The award itself is a symbol of service, excellence and community involvement.