Throughout her professional career, Donna Purcell, QC has received a number of awards and recognition, celebrating her academic and professional success:

  • Selected for the Top 100 Attorneys Magazine (North America), 2020

  • Selected for the Top 100 Canadian Professional Magazine, 2020

  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, Gary J. Bigg Champion of Justice Award, 2018

  • Women in Law Leadership Award Recipient, Leadership in the Community, 2015

  • Queen’s Counsel Appointment, 2011

  • Prism Award for outstanding commitment to pro bono legal services, 2011

  • University of Calgary Scholarship in Law, 1987

  • Louise McKinney Scholarship in Law (for Highest Academic Standing), 1985

  • Louise McKinney Scholarship (for Exceptional Academic Achievement), 1984

  • Calgary Herald Scholarship in Social Sciences, 1983

  • Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, 1982

  • Texaco Merit Scholarship, 1982-1985