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
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A group of legal professionals who embrace diversity within the profession has recently been created by a young lawyer.
Luke’s Place, a non-profit in Ontario’s Durham Region that helps train lawyers to work with clients leaving abusive relationships, was recognized with annual awards from both Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.
Outgoing veteran benchers Avvy Go and Raj Anand reflect on their times as benchers for the Law Society of Ontario. For more information on the LSO bencher elections, visit www.bencherelection.lawtimesnews.com.
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.
The Law Society Tribunal Hearing Division said an applicant for a paralegal licence does not meet the “good character” requirement to join the profession due to her past issues with addiction and criminal misconduct.
Lately, we have heard arguments suggesting that there are too many law students graduating and that’s why there’s an articling crisis.
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