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Candidates for the Office of Treasurer

May 12, 2022

At the close of nominations on May 12, 2022 at 5 p.m., the following benchers (in alphabetical order) have been nominated for the Office of Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario for the 2022-23 term commencing June 28:

April Convocation Update

April 28, 2022 Convocation News

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A letter from the Treasurer to candidates impacted by licensing examination changes

April 13, 2022

I want to provide further context and address some of the concerns we have heard from you regarding the change to the timeline and move to an in-person examination method for the 2022 – 2023 licensing cycle.

Law Society provides update on investigation into licensing examinations

April 13, 2022 News Releases

The investigation into the Law Society’s licensing examinations is complex and evolving quickly.

Update for the 2022 – 2023 licensing examinations cycle

April 07, 2022 News Releases

Today, the Law Society of Ontario is announcing an update to the timeline and plans for licensing examinations for lawyers and paralegals for the 2022 – 2023 licensing cycle.

External Appointments

April 06, 2022

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:Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Toronto Danielle BastaracheJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Northwest Hope BusetJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - Central West Michelle Zare

Law Society announces 2022 award recipients

March 21, 2022 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 on May 25, 2022.

New dates for March barrister and solicitor examinations announced

March 12, 2022 News Releases

Registered candidates will now be able to proceed with writing the barrister examination from April 5 to 8 and the solicitor examination from April 26 to 29.

Licensing examinations cancelled to protect public interest and integrity of examination process

March 05, 2022 News Releases

To protect the public and the integrity of its licensing process, the Law Society has undertaken the decision to cancel the upcoming barrister and solicitor examinations, scheduled to be written from March 8 to 11, and March 22 to 25, respectively. 

External Appointments

March 01, 2022

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:Family Rules Committee Karen Lindsay-SkynnerJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - East region JP McAvoyJustices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee - West region Pamela MunnRead more about the Law Society's External Appointments.

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