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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.

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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.

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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.



TAS Urges LSO Benchers to Defer Decisions on Statement of Principles

Posted on 6/26/2019
The Advocates’ Society has written to the Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario and asked that they defer voting on the motions regarding the LSO’s statement of principles...

TAS Applauds SCC's Initiatives to Enhance Court Accessibility and Transparency

Posted on 5/13/2019
May 13, 2019 (Toronto) - In his remarks to The Advocates’ Society’s Board of Directors on April 6, 2019 in Halifax, The Right Hon. Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada, emphasized his goal of ensuring that the Supreme Court of Canada’s role...

The Advocates' Society Applauds a Win for Unified Family Court in Ontario

Posted on 4/18/2019
On April 11, The Honourable David Lametti, Federal Minister of Justice, announced the appointment of 9 judges to the Unified Family Court in Ontario. These new judges, including Advocates' Society member The Honourable Nicole Tellier...


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