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Law Society announces team of experts to support new Access to Innovation project

September 27, 2021 News Releases

In April, the Law Society of Ontario’s Board of Directors (also known as Convocation) approved a five-year pilot project – now named Access to Innovation (A2I) – which will allow providers of innovative technological legal services (ITLS) to serve consumers while complying with operating conditions that protect the public.

Law Society to observe first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 24, 2021

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This federal statutory holiday received Royal Assent in June and is intended to honour the lost children and residential school survivors, their families and communities. This is an important commemoration of the painful history and the impacts of residential schools which continue today. 

Vaccine Policy in effect as of Sept. 13, 2021

August 30, 2021

The Law Society is implementing a Vaccine Policy for all employees and visitors.

External Appointments

August 16, 2021

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. The following appointments were recently made:Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario - East and North Region Adebayo OdutolaFederal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario - West and South Region Luwam Lily Tekle

Call for applications

The Law Society is currently seeking applications from qualified lawyers and paralegals for the Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee.

Events

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 Program

October 19, 2021 Gazette

Communities Voices: Lessons in Dispute Resolution from Latin America and Indigenous Peoples.

Access to Justice Week 2021

October 25, 2021 Gazette

Save the Date for the sixth Access to Justice (A2J) Week scheduled for October 25 to 29, 2021!
More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

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