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Congratulations to Monique Jilesen, Lenczner Slaght, recipient of the 2017 Laidlaw Medal.
Keynote Presentation: Three Acts. One Take. An Actor's Thoughts on Advocacy with Colm Feore.
Experience the future of learning in our new animated advocacy course, Preparing for Examination-in-Chief.
Find out why thousands of advocates across the country choose to learn with The Advocates’ Society every year.
This year, in conjunction with TAS True North, our TAS Gives Back campaign is raising funds to provide scholarships at four Canadian law schools
In addition to in-person mentoring events, our new mentoring portal and resource page offers members the opportunity to connect with senior members of the bar for advice and support. We’ve got your back!
At the heart of our CPD programming is 'learning-by-doing'. Our skill-based workshops offer you practical, hands-on learning in a safe and supportive environment with leading faculty who are trained by us. We ensure you are in good hands.
As the voice of advocates, The Advocates' Society takes a stand on law and policy by intervening in court cases that impact the profession, and by making submissions on legislation and policy. Learn more about our advocacy initiatives here.
Friends who argue. That’s who we are - and a collegial bar is a successful bar. Stay connected with your colleagues on both sides of the courtroom at our social events and discover the person behind your opponent.
Posted on 2017-05-10
Congratulations to Monique Jilesen, Lenczner Slaght, recipient of the 2017 Laidlaw Medal...
Posted on 2017-03-24
Parties may now request a chambers appointment on Toronto civil cases. Chambers appointments take place before a Judge for 15 minutes at a date and time to be fixed by the Judge...
Posted on 2017-03-24
For initial bail applications and detention and bail reviews the Criminal Proceedings Rules for the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario), provide for affidavits to be filed along with the material in support of the application two clear days before th
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