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Professional Development

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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Community & Events

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.



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...

Applications for Practice Group leaders due April 23, 2019

Posted on 4/11/2019
The Advocates' Society is accepting applications for Secretary and Members-at-Large on each of its 15 Practice Groups...

Commercial List Users' Committee Newsletter

Posted on 3/1/2019
Read the Commercial List Users' Committee's "year in review" newsletter and learn more about CourtCall, renovations at the University Avenue Courthouses, the diversity subcommittee, and other updates from the Commercial List...


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