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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
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When: June 19, 2018
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Donations to help Pro Bono Ontario keep the doors open at three Law Help Centres in Toronto and Ottawa are building, along with pressure on government and the Law Society of Ontario to help with funding for the non-profit organization.
This year, the Law Society of Ontario embarked on a series of consultations on its governance structure and lawyer licensing.
The LSO needs to consider revamping some traditions that no longer seem to fit with modern society.
A Calgary law firm that does work in the fintech and crypto-currency sector has begun accepting payment for legal services in Bitcoin.
A report from the Law Society of Ontario’s Human Rights Monitoring Group stoked debate among some prominent benchers this week regarding the law society’s role in politics.
I felt guilty putting my family through what I was experiencing; they have been here before. At the time, I was under a good character investigation by the Law Society of Ontario.
Law Society of Ontario Tribunal panel chairwoman Margot Blight said at a hearing in Toronto on Friday that Ontario lawyer James Morton’s licence is suspended on an interlocutory basis.
The Law Society of Ontario is calling for members to weigh in on a series of proposals that could shrink the number of benchers and phase out some members, according to a report to Convocation from the Governance Task Force released this week.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has decided to move forward with the termination of a lawyer’s licence in a decision that included a lengthy analysis of the lawyer’s mental health issues.
How do law society rules impact the type of marketing you can use? The Law Society of Ontario recently added to its advertising rules, which state that a lawyer may market legal services only if they can show it to be demonstrably true, accurate and verifiable.
Law professor Ryan Alford was ordered to pay almost $10,000 in costs to the Law Society of Ontario after a judge decided a case about the law society’s Statement of Principles should be transferred to Divisional Court.
Making sure that lawyers and paralegals are meeting entry-level competency requirements will be a key role of the law society under new treasurer Malcolm Mercer.
Recently, I had the honour of being invited to take part in and speak at a celebration of the life of Wylie Spicer.
The Supreme Court of Canada has found that the Law Society Appeal Tribunal erred when it found lawyer Joseph Groia committed professional misconduct during a case that ended more than a decade ago, and the SCC has dismissed the complaints against him.
Amid a consultation process to develop possible alternatives to articling, the Law Society of Ontario is considering whether to change the licensing procedure for law school graduates, including an option to eliminate articling.
The legal profession plays a pivotal role in the creation and preservation of an equal and just society.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has rejected an interlocutory motion to suspend the licence of a lawyer accused of child pornography offences.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal brought by a former lawyer whose licence was revoked by the Law Society of Ontario for her participation in mortgage fraud.
A tribunal panel heard Jeremy Diamond’s appeal Wednesday morning of a finding that he had failed to co-operate with a Law Society of Ontario investigation.
The Law Society of Ontario is set to consider whether to endorse Ryerson University’s proposed new law school.