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OBA President Calls for Modernization of Courts

  • December 12, 2016

OBA President David Sterns penned an article for the Toronto Star, outlining some of the efforts that could be taken immediately to help modernize Ontario’s court infrastructure. Bringing technology to Ontario’s courts is one way to help the profession practice more efficiently and help build the public’s confidence in our cherished justice system.

RODA Hosts 6th Annual Diversity Soiree with OBA

  • December 06, 2016

The Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA) held its sixth annual diversity soirée in partnership with the OBA on Tuesday, November 29th . The event featured a keynote address by Ontario’s Attorney General Yasir Naqvi. The Law Times was there and captured some great photos from the event.

Law Times Highlights OBA's Submission Regarding LPP

  • November 01, 2016

A Law Times article highlights the OBA’s submission regarding the Pathways Pilot Project and Law Practice Program, which recommended the completion of the pilot’s five year run to allow for further examination of the articling alternative.

OBA President Comments on Court Technology

  • August 29, 2016

In a recent Canadian Press article on new Attorney General Yasir Naqvi’s intent to modernize the justice system, OBA President David Sterns is quoted on the use of technology in the courts.

OBA President Comments on Judicial Vacancies

  • June 07, 2016

A recent Law Times article reports on the impact of judicial vacancies on the court system, and quotes OBA President Ed Upenieks as saying “It impacts on the whole system. When you have delays, justice delayed is justice denied.”