At the OBA

As an essential ally and advocate for members of the legal profession, the OBA promotes fair justice systems, facilitates effective law reform, upholds equality in the legal profession and is devoted to eliminating discrimination.

Colin Stevenson

President's Message: Practical Innovation - The Lawyer’s Advantage

  • December 03, 2019
  • Colin Stevenson

Lawyers, natural problem-solvers and strategic thinkers, are best equipped to devise innovative ways to deliver legal advice, documentation and action that address our clients' needs effectively and efficiently. And, I would argue, we bear a responsibility to do so.

Innovation in Legal Practice – Why Now?

Innovation in Legal Practice – Why Now?

  • November 22, 2019
  • Colin Stevenson

In this address – delivered in Kingston at the OBA’s September Council Meeting – President Colin Stevenson explains the impetus behind his practice innovation mandate and outlines how the OBA will help all members keep pace with the rate of change.

Ontario Bar Association Robe Bank

Narrative Threads

  • June 06, 2019
  • Emily Sinkins

OBA’s province-wide Robe Bank offers professional inspiration and practical assistance to a new generation of lawyers.

Lynne Vicars

President's Message: Our Momentum Builds

  • March 14, 2019
  • Lynne Vicars

Over the past several months, I have been working closely with OBA staff to develop and deliver productive support to members and to build our collective momentum for advancing gender equality within the profession. Now, at the halfway point of my term as OBA President, I find myself contemplating the enormity – and importance – of this mandate.