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

December 07, 2020

TORONTO, ON — 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.

This event will congratulate and celebrate the accomplishments of recently licensed lawyers and paralegals. Families, friends, colleagues, stakeholders and the media are invited to attend.

The program will be approximately 45-minutes long and will include:

  • An Indigenous ceremony by Elder Myeengun Henry of the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation
  • Remarks by Law Society Treasurer Teresa Donnelly
  • Remarks by the Honourable George Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario
  • Remarks by the Honourable Paul Rouleau, Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario

Virtual Event Details

Date: December 9 & 10, 2020
Program: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Please register in advance for the date you wish to attend: December 9 or December 10

We hope that you will join us. If you cannot attend on either day, you can watch the celebration on-demand via our YouTube Channel starting on December 11.

Media representatives, please confirm your attendance in advance with the media contact below.

The Law Society regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society has a mandate 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 act in a timely, open and efficient manner.


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