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OBA President Launches Podcast

  • December 02, 2020

Work That Works Sets Out to Transform Legal Workplaces  Ontario Bar Association President Charlene Theodore is throwing open the doors and taking a close look at workplaces through her new podcast – Work That Works.

November is Make A Will Month

  • November 18, 2020

Everyone needs a properly drafted and executed will. And now, residents across Ontario have the ability to have their wills and powers of attorney prepared and witnessed virtually and safely.

OBA Celebrates Its “Rising Stars”

  • November 17, 2020

The Ontario Bar Association congratulates all our members who have been named Lexpert Rising Stars. This year, nearly a third of the 77 people making the list of leading lawyers under 40 are members of the OBA.

Website Maintenance This Weekend

  • November 16, 2020

Please note that our website will be offline from 8 am to noon on Saturday, November 21 for planned maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Federal Court First Bijuralism Decision

  • October 23, 2020

As part of the Federal Courts’ procedural bijuralism pilot project, the Federal Court rendered its first decision under Québec’s Code of Civil Procedure instead of the Federal Courts Rules. For more information, please see the Court's decision.

SCJ Central South Region Judicial Appointment

  • October 23, 2020

The Hon. David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, has appointed Justice Paul R. Sweeny as a judge of the Superior Court of Justice for the Central South Region.

Call for applications to serve as The Law Foundation of Ontario’s representative on the Law Commission of Ontario’s Board of Governors

  • October 15, 2020

The Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) is seeking to appoint a person to act as its representative on the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for the overall supervision of the LCO, which is Ontario’s leading law reform agency. Appointments are for three years with a potential renewal for an additional term.