28 OBA Members Elected to Convocation

  • May 01, 2023

The Ontario Bar Association congratulates the 28 members who were elected to serve as Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario for the next four years.

Provincial Budget Justice Sector Highlights 2023

  • March 24, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, 2023, the government tabled Building a Strong Ontario, the 2023 provincial budget. The government’s plan is to balance the budget with the province to start posting a budget surplus in 2024-2025. In 2022-23, Ontario is projecting a deficit of $2.2 billion.

Justice Services Online (JSO) User Feedback Sessions

  • March 23, 2023

The Ministry of the Attorney will be hosting 6 regional Justice Services Online (JSO) User Feedback Sessions, together with the Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Justice and Federation of Ontario Law Associations.

Kelly McDermott Begins OBA Presidency

  • March 01, 2023

As she takes the reins on March 1st, new OBA President Kelly McDermott is determined to ensure all Ontario lawyers come to know what she herself knows firsthand – the OBA is a supportive community that makes careers more satisfying and steps up when life and work collide. McDermott will focus her presidency on creating and formalizing reliable and accessible support networks to assist lawyers facing challenges in their careers and lives.