Call to the Bar 2014

Posted: 06/13/2014

gazette interior call to the bar 2014Nearly 1,500 new lawyers are being called to the Bar this month at ceremonies in London, Toronto and Ottawa, and five extraordinary individuals will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the Law Society.

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Event Coverage

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393 lawyers called to Bar in Toronto

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231 new lawyers Called in Ottawa

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London: June 16, 2014

Toronto: June 19, 2014

Toronto: June 20, 2014 morning

Toronto: June 20, 2014 afternoon

Ottawa: June 23, 2014

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Honorees include a leading Hamilton lawyer; a former judge of Ontario’s highest court; a trail-blazing advocate for inclusion; a leading law professor and author; and a noted federal public servant. One presentation will take place at each of the five Call to the Bar ceremonies being held throughout Ontario this month. The Law Society confers LLDs, honoris causa, in recognition of outstanding achievements in service and benefit to the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice. Each honorary LLD recipient will serve as an inspirational keynote speaker for the new lawyers attending the Call ceremonies. This year’s recipients are:

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