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Latest News: 2015

Law Society and Métis Nation partner on Louis Riel Day event

November 09, 2015

The public and the media are invited to join the Law Society of Upper Canada and our partner, the Métis Nation of Ontario, for an event to commemorate Louis Riel Day on November 16.

2016 Budget: Annual Fee will not increase

October 29, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada’s governing body has approved the 2016 budget, in which Ontario lawyers and paralegals will see their annual fees remain unchanged from 2015.

Treasurer Minor hosts First Law Society Early Career Roundtable Meeting

October 28, 2015

Treasurer Janet E. Minor welcomed early career lawyers, paralegals and a law student to Osgoode Hall yesterday for the inaugural meeting of the Early Career Roundtable (ECR).

Justicia Series: Women in the Legal Profession Rainmaking and Business Development Panel of Canadian “Rainmakers”

October 27, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend the Justicia event, Women in the Legal Profession – Rainmaking and Business Development, on Thursday, October 29. This event is part of the Law Society’s groundbreaking Justicia Project.

First Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at the Law Society

October 19, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association host the First Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 21 at Osgoode Hall.

Honorary doctorate awarded to history-making judge of Ontario's Court of Appeal

September 18, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to the Honourable Justice Russell G. Juriansz at its Call to the Bar ceremony on September 25.

Treasurer’s statement on the report of the French Language Services Bench and Bar Response Steering Committee

September 02, 2015

I commend the French Language Services Bench and Bar Response Steering Committee for the important review of services and recommendations in their response to the 2012 Access to Justice in French report submitted to the Attorney General today.

Law Society wins two international awards for CPD

August 10, 2015

The Law Society was recognized by the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), receiving two awards for its Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs.

Law Society closed July 10

July 08, 2015

Due to the anticipated disruption of regular activity in the downtown core on the day of the Opening Ceremony for the Pan Am Games, the Law Society will be closed on Friday, July 10, 2015.

Mental health session builds awareness and breaks down stigma

July 05, 2015

Growing awareness of mental health issues led more than 1,200 lawyers and paralegals throughout Ontario to tune into a Law Society presentation on May 6, held as part of Mental Health Week activities. 

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