Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
It’s no easy task writing a piece on how lawyers should avoid perfectionism. It’s like writing about how a basketball player shouldn’t make such a fuss about physical fitness.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has, for the third time, delivered a clear message to Ontario litigants: Stay away from partial summary judgment motions. If there is any risk (no matter how small) of inconsistent findings at trial, the motion will likely fail.
This week, I had two separate conversations with two lawyers, one at a large, established firm in Toronto and the other at a small firm in rural Ontario.
All things considered, it wasn’t the most auspicious start to what is now near universally, if still unofficially, considered to be the pre-election pre-show for the upcoming federal election.
This issue contains different stories involving issues facing young lawyers and their representation at bodies such as the Law Society of Ontario. The issue is top of mind in the lead-up to the upcoming bencher election, which will take place in April.
On Jan. 1, 2004, the Limitations Act, 2002 came into force in the province of Ontario. It has since acted as a restriction to the commencement of proceedings in civil litigation claims, including estate litigation.
If the hundreds of people who tuned into a Law Society of Ontario webcast on the upcoming bencher election is any indication, this could be a very exciting race.
In the last several years, thankfully, the Law Society of Ontario has finally started to recognize the true diversity that exists in our profession.
Far too many Ontarians cannot access justice because they cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for Legal Aid. This undermines our legal system and the reputation of our profession.
This week, you may notice the print edition of Law Times looks a little different. We’ve launched a redesign of the newspaper, in order to enhance readability.