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Law Society of Ontario’s Equity Legal Education Series to deliver dynamic programming lineup in 2022

January 13, 2022 Media Advisories

The Law Society of Ontario is pleased to present the 2022 Equity Legal Education Series, featuring 12 programs aimed at promoting awareness, education and discussion among members of the public and the legal professions on the challenges and opportunities for Francophone, Indigenous and equality-seeking communities in law and the legal profession. 

Law Society presents honorary LLD to renowned expert in advocacy and leader in judicial education: The Honourable John I. Laskin

November 22, 2021 Media Advisories

At the November 26, 2021 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to the Honourable John I. Laskin, a renowned expert in advocacy and a leader in judicial education.

Ontario’s Access to Justice Week delivers programs for legal professionals and public focused on inclusivity and community building

October 21, 2021 Media Advisories

Members of the media are invited to attend Ontario’s sixth annual Access to Justice (A2J) Week from October 25 to 29, featuring a series of virtual programs centered on the themes of inclusive justice and community building.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to preeminent expert in creditor-debtor law: Franklyn Harris Bennett

September 28, 2021 Media Advisories

At the October 1, 2021 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to Franklyn Harris Bennett, one of Canada’s pre-eminent experts in creditor-debtor, bankruptcy and insolvency law.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to preeminent class action counsel R. Douglas Elliott

June 21, 2021 Media Advisories

At the June 23, 2021 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to R. Douglas Elliott, a leading expert in public law, class actions and Charter litigation.

Law Society’s Human Rights Award 2021

June 10, 2021 Media Advisories

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.

Law Society presents honorary LLD to the Honourable George Czutrin

May 25, 2021 Media Advisories

At the May 27, 2021 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to the Honourable George Czutrin, for his dedication to access to family justice.

Law Society Awards 2021: Recognizing Excellence

May 20, 2021 Media Advisories

The recipients of the Law Society Awards 2021 will be honoured at a virtual reception, hosted by Treasurer Teresa Donnelly.

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.

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.

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