Lawyer loves law


Former UBC president and Constance Isherwood
Photo by Darryl Dyck/ The Canadian Press

Lawyer loves law
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
Level 1

Constance Isherwood
is a lawyer.
She lives in Victoria, B.C.

Constance is 95 years old.
She has 100 clients.
She enjoys going to court.
She likes to prepare cases
for the judge.

“No two clients are alike,
no two cases are alike,” she says.

In May 2015, Constance
got an award at UBC.
At the award ceremony,
she said, “There is really
nothing wrong with getting old.
You just have to keep going
and keep breathing.”

Constance loves her work.


  1. law:  a rule made by the government
  2. clients:  people who go to lawyers
  3. court:  a place where people listen
    and make decisions about law
  4. cases:  questions to be talked about in court
  5. judge:  a person who makes
    a final decision in a court.