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Media Room

The Law Society of Ontario is committed to developing and maintaining professional working relationships with all media to promote public awareness and understanding of our role as regulator of the legal professions.

Our purpose is to serve the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals who meet high standards of learning, competence and professional conduct.

Our duty is to protect the public interest, to maintain and advance the cause of justice and the rule of law, to facilitate access to justice for the people of Ontario, and to act in a timely, open and efficient manner.

News Releases
Read about latest news from the LSO.

Media Advisories
Read our latest media advisories.

Details about events taking place at the LSO.

Records of the major decisions made by Convocation.

B-roll, photography and media resources.

FAQs and Fact Sheets
Answers to some of our most commonly asked questions, and fact sheets with information on various topics. 

Additional information: 

Law Society media relations: Wynna Brown,, Jennifer Wing, and Amy Lewis,

Information about regulatory proceedings (hearings, reasons, etc.) can be searched for on the Law Society Tribunal website. Tribunal media contact Ivy Johnson,

Links to other provincial law societies, bar associations, governmental associations and more, are available here.

Individual lawyers and paralegals can be found via our online directory and can be contacted directly by members of the media.

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