Canadian Lawyer Magazine quotes Daniel Naymark in its article, B.C. woman with criminal past can proceed with law career. Daniel offered the following comment on a decision of the British Columbia Law Society Tribunal to admit to the bar a woman who acknowledged a past addiction to crystal meth and related criminal activity:
[This is a] bold and welcome decision. It would have been safe for the panel to reject this candidate and so shield itself from future criticism should she engage in bad conduct as a lawyer. Instead . . . the panel gave a deserving person a chance at earned redemption. Perhaps more importantly, the panel recognized that the public benefits from a legal profession that reflects a diversity of life experiences.