Legal Aid Ontario Tariff Reform

  • September 28, 2023

Legal Aid Ontario has announced amendments to the Legal Aid Services Rules (Fees and Disbursements). This section impacts the fees that private bar lawyers are paid for legal aid services.

OBA Launches Peer Support Network

  • August 09, 2023

The new OBA Peer Support Network is where members can turn for meaningful support, not just for their career as a lawyer, but for their life as a lawyer, in every part of that life. Whatever challenges or changes you are navigating, whatever your lived experience or personal and professional circumstances, the Peer Support Network is here for you with just what you need to survive, adapt, feel supported and thrive.

OBA Announces 2023-2024 Board of Directors

  • June 30, 2023

Katy Commisso has been elected 2nd vice-president of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). The lawyer from Thunder Bay will be the first OBA president from the Northwest in more than 50 years when she takes office in 2025. Kelly McDermott will continue her presidency, while Kathryn Manning – as 1st vice-president – will become the next president of the OBA in September of 2024.