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Access to Justice Week 2019: Diverse collaborators explore critical issues to place people at heart of justice

November 01, 2019 News Alert

The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) successfully wrapped up its programming for the fourth annual Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) on November 1, 2019. Close to 1,500 participants attended these events in person and through live webcast.

Law Society Treasurer Malcolm Mercer talks about the importance of Access to Justice

October 28, 2019

Treasurer Mercer is one of several legal leaders to be featured in a series of videos prepared by the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario, in celebration ofAccess to Justice Week 2019.

October Convocation Update

October 25, 2019 News Alert

Law Society’s 2020 budget decreases annual fees for lawyers and paralegals; Rules amended to extend exemption from conflict of interest standard

Law Society’s 2020 budget decreases annual fees for lawyers and paralegals

October 24, 2019 News Alert

On October 24, 2019, the Law Society of Ontario’s governing body approved the organization’s 2020 budget, which decreases the annual fees that Ontario lawyers and paralegals will pay. Next year, lawyers will see a decrease of $135, for an annual fee of $2,066, while paralegals will see a decrease of $109, for an annual fee of $1,006.  

Law Society presents honorary LLD to Delia Opekokew at Call to Bar ceremony

September 25, 2019 News Alert

The Law Society of Ontario presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to distinguished Indigenous advocate Delia Opekokew at its Call to the Bar ceremony today at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

Events

Louis Riel Day 2019 Program: From Powley to Self-Government

November 15, 2019 Open to the Public

Each year on November 16 we commemorate the life and work of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader and visionary.

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Remembrance Day Service at the Law Society

November 07, 2019 Open to the Public

The Law Society’s Remembrance Day Service will be held at the World War Two Memorial in the Rotunda of Osgoode Hall at 12:30 p.m. on November 7, 2019.

Take Our Kids to Work at Osgoode Hall 2019

November 06, 2019

This interactive program will provide Grade 9 students with an overview of the steps to becoming a lawyer or a paralegal.

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Access to Justice Week 2019

October 28, 2019 - November 01, 2019 Open to the Public

The Action Group on Access to Justice kicks off its 4th annual Access to Justice Week on October 28 with five unique and compelling public sessions.

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October Convocation Webcast

Convocation will be held on October 24  via webcast. It will begin at 9 a.m. with a short in camera session. The public session is expected to begin at 9:30 a.m. View the agenda and materials.