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Message from Incoming Chair

  • June 26, 2012
  • Robert Shawyer

As the incoming Chair I would like to take this opportunity to thank Aaron Grinhaus for all of his hard work in chairing the section over the last year...

Message from Outgoing Chair

  • June 26, 2012
  • Aaron Grinhaus

As this year’s executive members bring the year to a close, I hope that our membership recognizes the hard work we all put in to service the SSGP community across the province.

Planning for that Worst Case Scenario

  • February 06, 2012
  • Grant Buchan-Terrell

What happens to my law firm if I get hit by a bus?  If I’m killed or seriously disabled, will my wife be able to access any money or assets from my practice?

Business Basics in Changing Times Conference

  • February 06, 2012
  • Mark S. Taborowski, Robert Shawyer

Those of us who are sole practitioners or who work in a small firm do not necessarily have the same advantages of those who work in a big firm setting.

How to Manage Your Potential Liability as a Director

  • February 06, 2012
  • Pascale Daigneault in collaboration with Anna Naud

In November, the OBA’s Charity and Not for Profit Section held an interesting session for lawyers involved with clients in the not-for-profit and charity sectors. 

Capacity and Representation

  • February 06, 2012
  • Ameena Sultan

"Section 3 Counsel” is the term used to refer to lawyers appointed to represent allegedly incapable persons in proceedings brought under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, S.O. 1990, c. 30(SDA)

SSGP 2012: A CLE Odyssey

  • February 06, 2012
  • Aaron Grinhaus

As a Section, we have struggled to define our niche within the OBA. Our Section is comprised of myriad practice areas and deals with a wide breadth of issues. We often find ourselves on committees or research groups for a particular practice area representing the “voice” of the SSGP practitioners.