Why Young Lawyers Should Care about the Law Society Bencher Elections

  • February 07, 2019
  • Kate Julien

If you are a young lawyer who uses Twitter, you have probably seen that the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) Bencher elections are coming up soon. From candidates promoting themselves to the LSO announcing nomination deadlines and procedures, it would be hard to avoid all the buzz.  But here is the million dollar question: are you following along, or tuning out?

In our busy world juggling the early years of practice with family life, staying healthy and going to the OBA’s many interesting events, it is hard to engage with everything that crosses your Twitter feed.  Here are some reasons why you should engage with this year’s elections.