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OBA Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

  • June 25, 2021

TORONTO – Following the close of the election today, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. With the combination of experience and diverse perspectives, the board is ideally suited to move the profession forward in post-pandemic times.

Work that works: Equality, diversity and inclusion

  • January 27, 2021

In her latest monthly column for The Lawyer’s Daily, OBA President Charlene Theodore looks at ways we can build workplaces where everyone can thrive. She says people with positions of power in our workplaces need to consider getting equality, diversity and inclusion right as a core part of their job.

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.

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.

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) Releases Race-Based Data for Legal Aid Certificates 2019-20

  • October 08, 2020

LAO has released data regarding the racial makeup of clients who use legal aid certificate services. In 2018, LAO began to ask clients to voluntarily indicate their racial identity, and 85% of clients were willing to do so. The LAO compiled the race-based data over the 2019-20 fiscal year in all areas of law, and has now publicized this information.

OBA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • June 30, 2020

TORONTO – Following the close of the election today, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. With the combination of experience and new perspectives, the board is ideally suited to continue supporting the profession through the current crisis and into the future.