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

January 13, 2022

Toronto, ON — 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. 

The 2022 series will kick off on January 24, 2022, with the Day of the Endangered Lawyer. This program will honour the courage and commitment of lawyers in promoting human rights and upholding the rule of law, while examining the plight of legal professionals and human rights defenders in Colombia and around the world.

2022 Equity Legal Education Series schedule:

  • Day of the Endangered Lawyer
January 24
  • Black History Month
February 10
  • International Women’s Day
March 8
  • International Francophonie Day
March 21
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day
April 26
  • Asian and South Asian Heritage Month
May 10
  • National AccessAbility Week
June 1
  • Pride Month
June 15
  • National Indigenous History Month/Peoples Day
June TBA
  • Franco-Ontarian Day
September TBA
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
October TBA
  • Louis Riel Day
November TBA

 

The Law Society works in partnerships with legal organizations, diverse community groups, educational institutions and governments to offer the Equity Legal Education Series’ panel discussions, public forums, lectures, seminars and workshops to the legal community; most programs are accredited for Continuing Professional Development hours.

Programming details and registration links for events will be added to events page on LSO.ca as they  become available.

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Members of the media are asked to confirm their attendance in advance by contacting Amy Lewis, Senior Communications Advisor at 416-947-3465 or amlewis@lso.ca. Follow us on LinkedInInstagramTwitter and Facebook.

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