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OBA Launches Tenant-Lawyer Connection Portal

  • December 18, 2020

The OBA is committed to serving the whole lawyer from their desk to their doorstep. We know that lawyers have an innate desire to give back to their communities and we’re making it easier for them to do that.

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.