Law Times Highlights OBA's Submission Regarding LPP

  • November 01, 2016

A Law Times article highlights the OBA’s submission regarding the Pathways Pilot Project and Law Practice Program, which recommended the completion of the pilot’s five year run to allow for further examination of the articling alternative.

LSUC Prepares Final Report & Recommendations on Pathways Pilot Project

  • October 27, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Professional Development and Competence Committee has released a final report with recommendations on the Pathways Pilot Project. Among the recommendations, the report proposes an extension of the current Pathways Pilot Project for two years – a recommendation included in the OBA’s submission to the Committee.

OBA Adopts Organization-Wide Diversity Statement

  • October 21, 2016

The OBA’s Equality Committee, working with a subcommittee and OBA Council members, recently brought forward ideas and recommendations to the OBA Board of Directors regarding diversity in leadership, focusing on inclusion and representation within the OBA. One of the recommendations was that the OBA adopt an organization-wide diversity statement affirming the OBA’s ongoing efforts to increase inclusion.

Access to Justice Week, Oct. 17-21

  • October 14, 2016

Ontario’s first Access to Justice Week marks an opportunity for members of the legal profession to advance access to justice conversations, awareness and solutions alongside other access to justice advocates.

OBA President Comments on Court Technology

  • August 29, 2016

In a recent Canadian Press article on new Attorney General Yasir Naqvi’s intent to modernize the justice system, OBA President David Sterns is quoted on the use of technology in the courts.