Upcoming bencher elections

Posted: 06/25/2018

The Law Society bencher elections are less than a year away. Information about the election process will be available this fall for the April 30, 2019 election day.

For the first time, lawyer and paralegal bencher elections will run concurrently.

All lawyers and paralegals are encouraged to consider running.

As a bencher, you will help set the direction for the legal professions during a period of transformative change.

Key dates for the 2019 elections:

Close of nominations:    February 8, 2019

Election day:                      April 30, 2019

First day in office:            May 23, 2019

Detailed information about the election process will be made available on the Law Society website in the coming months. For more general information about the process and the role of a bencher see the information from previous paralegal and lawyer elections.