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September 2019

Opening of the Courts

September 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
September 10 Septembre

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our legal system. Courtroom No. 6-1 Toronto Court House 361 University Avenue September 10, 3:30 p.m. At the conclusion of the Opening of the Courts for Ontario, the Law Society of Ontario will host a reception for members of the judiciary, lawyers and paralegals in Convocation Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto. Guests attending the reception should enter Osgoode Hall through the Law Society entrance on the east side of the building.…

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Conversation with Jean Teillet

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Photo of Jean Teillet

The North-West Is Our Mother: The Story of Louis Riel’s People, the Métis Nation In Conversation with Jean Teillet Archived Webcast: https://lso.freestonelms.com/viewer/daZTRe44gTJnF47tWHrgmCEQ4Ewo7RusyNxTLGsQoh3SC  Join the Law Society of Ontario on September 18, 2019, for a discussion of Jean Teillet’s new history of “forgotten people.” This unique program will feature a conversation with distinguished Indigenous rights lawyer and author Jean Teillet. Her book, The North-West Is Our Mother: The Story of Louis Riel’s People, the Métis Nation, recounts the history of the Métis…

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Call to the Bar: Toronto

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St.
Toronto, Ont. M5J 2H5
Call to the Bar

New lawyers will be called to the Bar in Toronto on Wednesday, September 25 at Roy Thomson Hall. Licensing candidates and their guests are invited to share photos and congratulatory messages from the ceremony on social media using the hashtags #lawyered and #CalltotheBar. Toronto, 25 septembre : Roy Thomson Hall. De nouveaux avocat(e)s seront admis au barreau de l’Ontario. Les candidats à l’accès à la profession et leurs invités sont invités à partager leurs photos et leurs messages de félicitation…

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Jour des Franco-Ontariens et des Franco-Ontariennes

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Franco Ontarian Flag

Le 25 septembre 2019, célébrons le Jour des Franco-Ontariens et des Franco-Ontariennes ! Webémission archivée : https://peachslmvideos.s3.amazonaws.com/pID-487/333926-1569452627-high.mp4 En l’honneur du Jour des Franco-Ontariens et des Franco-Ontariennes, le Barreau de l’Ontario organise un évènement le 25 septembre 2019 en partenariat avec l’AJEFO et pratiquO. La soirée débutera avec un panel  portant sur les nouveaux développements en matière de droits linguistiques, suivi d’une réception de réseautage. Les participants et participantes sont invité(e)s à prendre connaissance des rapports et des ressources qui seront mentionnés…

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October 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Program 2019

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Osgoode Hall
Hispanic Heritage Month Program

Canada and the Americas: The Legal Dimensions of Mobility & Migration Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association on October 15, 2019, for our annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. This year’s program will feature a panel discussion with immigration and refugee law experts on Latin American migration to Ontario. The panelists will also discuss the Safe Third Country agreement; ongoing access to justice issues, and opportunities for economic migration. The panel discussion will be followed…

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Access to Justice Week 2019

October 28 @ 10:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
Access to Justice Week 2019

The Action Group on Access to Justice kicks off its 4th annual Access to Justice Week on October 28 with five unique and compelling public sessions. This year’s theme is “deepening the A2J conversation.” Panel discussions and workshops will focus on Indigenous justice, returns on justice investments, working with self-represented litigants, data sharing and public legal education. Participants can attend these free sessions in person, or view them via webcast. All of the events take place at the Law Society,…

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November 2019

Take Our Kids to Work at Osgoode Hall 2019

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Osgoode Hall
Take Our Kids to Work Day Graphic

This interactive program will provide Grade 9 students with an overview of the steps to becoming a lawyer or a paralegal, what it means to work in the field of law, and the range of professional options available in these professions. Due to popular demand, space is limited to no more than 5 students per firm. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Adult chaperones must register to reserve their seats. Groups of 6 or more who wish to attend are advised…

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Remembrance Day Service 2019

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Osgoode Hall
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day Service at the Law Society The Law Society’s Remembrance Day Service will be held at the World War Two Memorial in the Rotunda of Osgoode Hall at 12:30 p.m. on November 7, 2019. Members of the judiciary, legal professions and the public are invited to attend. Service pour le Jour du Souvenir au Barreau Un service pour le Jour du Souvenir se déroulera sur le site commémorant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale dans la rotonde à Osgoode Hall, le…

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Louis Riel Day 2019

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Osgoode Hall
Louis Riel Day 2019

From Powley to Self-Government Each year on November 16 we commemorate the life and work of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader and visionary. This is also an opportunity to celebrate Métis culture and to continue our collective journey of reconciliation with the Métis people. Please join the Law Society of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario on November 15th to mark this important occasion and to learn more about the recent historic self-government agreement signed between the Government of Canada and the Métis…

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Paralegal Welcome Reception

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Osgoode Hall
Paralegal Welcome Reception

(Le français suit l’anglais) On November 28, the Law Society will host a reception in honour of invited newly licensed paralegals. Law Society Treasurer Malcolm Mercer and Paralegal Bencher Robert Burd, Chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee, will be in attendance to bring remarks and offer congratulations. Due to space restrictions, this reception is only open to invited P1 Licensees who have RSVP’d. Date: November 28, 2019 Time: 5 – 7 p.m. Location: Law Society of Ontario, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W.,…

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