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About Articles The following articles are published by the Sole, Small Firm and General Practice Section of the Ontario Bar Association. Members are encouraged to submit articles. About Articles

Editor: Dan Fridmar

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Give Me Some Space: Finding the right office digs

  • October 31, 2018
  • Chris Chu

Practicing law is one thing. Managing your practice is another. Yet while these two components never stop moving in tandem, the biggest hurdle most small and solo practitioners face, especially at their inception, is also one of the most important considerations: where do I hang my shingle?

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Student Forum

Call for Section Newsletter Content

  • October 30, 2018
  • Chris Chu

Have your voice heard! The Sole, Small Firm and General Practice Section Executive is asking members to contribute to our Section's regular newsletter.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Student Forum

Trustee Services: LSO

  • June 06, 2018
  • Ayushi Kiran

An overview of the Trustee Services provided by Law Society of Ontario.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Student Forum

Federal Budget 2018: Trust Reporting Requirements and Compliance

  • April 23, 2018
  • Brittany Sud

In this article the author highlights the proposal in the 2018 Federal Budget to increase reporting requirements for trusts and the penalties for failure to comply.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice, Taxation Law, Trusts and Estates Law

Retainer Agreements - What are they?

  • April 21, 2017
  • Robert Shawyer

Common questions that clients have but seldom ask a lawyer when they go to see a lawyer for the first time is “what is a retainer?”, “How do retainer’s work?” and are there different types of retainers?” ... The purpose of this paper in a very general way is to explain what retainers are and the different types of retainers that lawyers can offer to perspective clients.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice

A Message from the Chair

  • November 23, 2016
  • Kathleen Robichaud

Kathleen Robichaud, Chair of the Sole, Small Firm, General Practice Section welcomes new and returning executive members and encourages sole, small firm, general practice colleagues to share input on how they feel the Section is supporting them or could better support them.

Sole, Small Firm and General Practice