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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.



Letter to Attorney General of Ontario Doug Downey regarding Judicial Appointments Process

Posted on 11/21/2019
On November 14, 2019, the Attorney General of Ontario Doug Downey announced that the provincial government is considering reforming the process for appointing judges to the Ontario Court of Justice. In response...

Launch of PBO/TAS Consumer Protection Initiative

Posted on 10/29/2019
The Advocates' Society (TAS) and Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) are proud to announce a new partnership that aims to help low-income consumers, many of whom are seniors, who are facing the effects of predatory door-to-door sales...

Call for Nominations

Posted on 10/24/2019
The Ontario Class Action Bench-Bar Liaison Committee is calling for nominations for up to six members of the bar to join the Committee for a two year term, beginning January 2020...


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