Young Lawyers Division - Eastern

YLD features practical programs on a wide variety of topics, as well as social and charity events.

With excellent opportunities to meet both young and experienced lawyers, as well as judges, expand your network of contacts, and meet old friends and renew acquaintances.

Some of the programs that the YLD East Section particpates in are:


By linking young lawyers with experienced ones, the OBA Mentorship Program provides those new to the profession with guidance and practice tips to help them launch a successful career in law and become engaged in their local legal community. 

Avocat(e)s Francais Subcommittee

The Avocat(e)s francophone(s) Subcommittee of the Young Lawyers' Division (East) helps organize and promote continuing legal education programs and social events for young bilingual lawyers in the East region.


Timeraiser is organized by the independent, not-for-profit Framework foundation which organizes Timeraiser events in Canada from coast to coast.

Mock Trial Program 

For the past eleven years, the OBA Young Lawyers' Division (Eastern Ontario) has conducted a mock trial program for grade 6 students across Ottawa. The program’s success depends on volunteers to assist in delivering the program.