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Law Society presents honorary LLD to distinguished litigator and counsel Barbara McIsaac

April 19, 2021 Media Advisories

At the April 22 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to distinguished litigator and counsel Barbara McIsaac, one of Canada’s pre-eminent experts in privacy law and access to information law.

Prominent human rights lawyer to receive Law Society’s Human Rights Award

March 11, 2021 News Releases

Prominent human rights lawyer, outstanding academic and exceptional international legal advocate Payam Akhavan is the recipient of the Law Society of Ontario’s Human Rights Award. A virtual event will take place in June.

Law Society announces 2021 award recipients

March 10, 2021 News Releases

Members of Ontario's legal professions will be recognized for their outstanding career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony, which will be held virtually, on May 26, 2021.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to Street Nurse Cathy Crowe

February 23, 2021 News ReleasesMedia Advisories

At the February 25 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to nurse, educator, homelessness activist, filmmaker and author Cathy Crowe.

External Appointments

January 26, 2021 News Releases

As part of its mandate, the Law Society recommends and makes appointments to a variety of boards, councils and committees. A number of appointments were recently made.

Important Notice: Law Society Portal and 2021 Annual Fee Invoices

December 14, 2020

2021 Annual Fee invoices will be issued through licensees’ Portal accounts in January 2021. As a result, the Law Society Portal will not be able to process changes to status and contact information from January 1, 2021 12:01 a.m. to January 8, 2021 5:00 p.m.

Law Society to host Welcome to the Professions Celebration – recognizing our newest licensees

December 10, 2020 Media Advisories

The Law Society of Ontario will be holding a virtual Welcome to the Professions Celebration this evening, at 5:30 p.m.

Law Society Welcome to the Professions Celebrations – recognizing our newest licensees

December 10, 2020 News Releases

Last night and this evening, the Law Society of Ontario broadcast virtual Welcome to the Professions Celebrations to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of recently licensed lawyers and paralegals. Family, friends, colleagues and stakeholders were invited to take part.

Law Society recognizes outstanding members of the legal professions

December 09, 2020 News Releases

Outstanding members of Ontario's legal professions were recognized for their career achievements and contributions to their communities at a virtual reception, hosted by Treasurer Teresa Donnelly.  

Law Society to host Welcome to the Professions Celebration – recognizing our newest licensees

December 07, 2020 News ReleasesMedia Advisories

The Law Society of Ontario will be holding virtual Welcome to the Professions Celebrations on December 9 and 10, at 5:30 p.m. The program will be the same on both days.

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