Galleries

2017 OBA Award of Excellence in Family Law in Memory of James McLeod

  • June 15, 2017

The Ontario Bar Association Family Law section presented the OBA Award for Excellence in Family Law, to Stephen Grant on June 12th, 2017. Friends, family and colleagues gathered together at Arcadian Court, Toronto to celebrate Mr. Grant’s significant contributions to the profession.

2017 YLD Gala

  • June 08, 2017

On May 30th, the Ontario Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division proudly hosted the inaugural Young Lawyers Gala at the beautiful Gardiner Museum where tomorrow’s legal leaders gathered for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at this unique social event. Keynote speaker Michael Bryant addressed the packed house before the music went up and the exciting night continued.

2017 OBA Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law

  • June 01, 2017

The Honourable Maurice Cullity, QC, was joined by many friends and colleagues on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Toronto, where he was awarded the OBA Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law. The evening also included the presentation of the Hoffstein Book Prize and the Widdifield Award.

OBA Annual Awards Gala 2017

  • May 08, 2017

On April 26th, the Ontario Bar Association was proud to host our annual Awards Gala to celebrate the achievements of some of Ontario’s brightest legal stars! Excitement and camaraderie were definitely in the air at this sold-out event, as our esteemed presenters celebrated this year’s outstanding recipients.

OBA's Institute 2017

  • February 16, 2017

Institute 2017 has now come to a close and once again, the dedication and commitment of our volunteers was evidenced by the 30 quality programs that attracted more than 2,000 registrations in Toronto, Ottawa and online across the province.

2016 Award of Excellence in the Promotion of Women’s Equality

  • July 11, 2016

On June 22nd, the 2016 Award of Excellence in the Promotion of Women’s Equality was presented to Sukanya Pillay, Executive Director and General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association & Education Trust at a dinner in her honour. Ms. Pillay addressed delegates and shared her wisdom and experiences on the challenges and opportunities in promoting women’s equality in Canada and around the world.

2016 Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law

  • July 11, 2016

Each year, the Privacy and Access to Information Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association recognizes the achievements of one of their distinguished members. This year, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Brian Beamish was awarded with the 2016 Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law at a special award presentation at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events.

OBA Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law

  • July 11, 2016

The Ontario Bar Association Health Law section was proud to present the inaugural OBA Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law to Lonny J. Rosen C.S.. On June 20th, 2016 friends, family, colleagues and distinguished guests gathered together at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and events to celebrate Mr. Rosen’s significant contributions to the profession.

2016 OBA Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers

  • July 11, 2016

On May 25th, the Ontario Bar Association Public Sector Lawyers Section celebrated the contributions and achievements of The Honourable Howard I. Wetston Q.C., honouring him with the 2016 Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers. Held at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events the evening featured a Keynote Address from The Honourable Paul Crampton, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada, as well as Alan Lenczner, Murray D. Segal.