News

Civil Review Project Report

  • November 10, 2014

The mandate of the Judicial Working Group of the Civil Review Project is to make recommendations reducing wait times on the civil list in Toronto. This report provides initial recommendations for civil long motions and begins to canvas long-term solution to reduce unacceptable delays in the litigation process.

Giving More Ontarians Access to Affordable Legal Services

  • October 30, 2014

Following our successful advocacy on the issue, the Attorney General was joined by the OBA today as she announced that the first Legal Aid income-eligibility threshold increase since 1996 will take effect on November 1st. The initial threshold increase will be 6% and will be followed by two additional 6% increases by April 2016.

Lawyers Improving Access to Justice with Technology

  • October 29, 2014

Cornwall lawyer, Michele R.J. Allinotte was front and centre at the Ontario Bar Association's TECHxpo 2.0. along with co-chair Chris Jaglowitz. Read the full story as featured in the Cornwall Standard Freeholder.

OBA Launches New Child and Youth Law Section

  • September 30, 2014

TORONTO – The Ontario Bar Association has created a new practice section that will focus its education and advocacy efforts on improving the experience of children and youth in the justice system.