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OBA Weighs In On New Courthouse

  • June 29, 2015

OBA Criminal Justice Section Vice-Chair Jody Berkes discussed hopes for the new Toronto courthouse in a Law Times article.

OBA President Brings Mental Health Advocacy to Halifax

  • June 24, 2015

OBA President Orlando Da Silva has been touring Canada as part of a national mental wellness corporate challenge led by the Economic Club of Canada, Lundbeck Canada, Cookson & James Loyalty/ Best Life Rewarded, Mental Health International, Excellence Canada, and The Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Law Times Discusses OBA Award Win

  • June 18, 2015

The OBA's Mindful Lawyer CPD Series won an Award of Outstanding Achievement in the "Programs" category from the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) in May. In its June 15th edition, the Law Times talks with the OBA about its award winning work.

OBA Award Recipient Featured In Financial Post

  • June 01, 2015

The recipient of OBA's 2015 Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law, David Young of David Young Law, has been included in the Financial Post's "legal moves and grooves" column for his award win.

Lawyers Weigh in on Articling Positions

  • May 27, 2015

A motion put forward at the LSUC's annual general meeting that proposed to force some law firms to accept articling students has lawyers weighing in on the issue, including OBA Second Vice-President David Sterns. Read their comments in the Law Times.

OBA Award Winner Highlighted In Financial Post

  • May 12, 2015

The OBA's 2015 Award of Excellence for Alternative Dispute Resolution recipient, Harvey J. Kirsh, has been featured in the Financial Post's "legal moves and grooves" column for his award win. The award, the article notes, recognizes exceptional contributions and achievements in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

OBA Opening Remarks Featured in Lexpert Magazine

  • May 11, 2015

The OBA's Opening Remarks mental health campaign is "hitting the mark and providing a valued service" to the profession, Lexpert Magazine reported in an article about mental health among lawyers. In the story, OBA President and Opening Remarks champion Orlando Da Silva and OBA members Natalie Zinman, Megan Seto and Catie Fenn also shared their insights about mental wellness in the legal profession.

OBA explores PHIPA complaints with Ontario's Privacy Commissioner

  • May 04, 2015

The Canadian Lawyer Magazine reports from a recent OBA lunch event with Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, where the future of the Personal Health Information and Protection Act complaints were discussed alongside upcoming initiatives to develop better guidelines for the future.