News

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.

COVID-19 Action Plan: Protecting and Supporting Ontario Lawyers

  • March 13, 2020

Over the last several weeks we have been closely monitoring the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we have developed a 5 pillar plan that prioritizes the health and safety of OBA members, clients and staff while we continue to help lawyers help their clients.

OBA Launches International Women’s Day Handbag Drive!

  • March 06, 2020

TORONTO – The Ontario Bar Association is launching a “handbag drive” in support of Dress for Success Toronto, an organization aimed at empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in their work and their life.

LAO announce additional family Duty Counsel services effective November 18th

  • November 15, 2019

On July 7, 2019, LAO implemented service changes across the province in order to align our operations to our provincial funding allocation for 2019. A principle we followed as part of this process was to monitor and adapt services as required. We have now determined that there is capacity to provide some additional family duty counsel services.

November is Make A Will Month

  • November 01, 2019

Everyone needs a will that is properly drafted. That’s the message the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and its members will once again be promoting this month as they mark Make A Will Month with nearly 80 free legal information sessions in every region of the province.

CPA & Lawyer Networking Mixer

  • October 23, 2019

We are proud to partner with the CPA Associations in Toronto for the first ever CPA & Lawyer Networking Mixer!