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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.



TAS defends judicial independence in the context of Alberta's Provincial Court Nominating Committee

Posted on 6/26/2020
The Advocates' Society wrote to The Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Justice, regarding recent changes to the membership of the Provincial Court Nominating Committee...

The Advocates' Society plans to review Law Society of Ontario report on Family Legal Services

Posted on 6/26/2020
Earlier today, the Law Society of Ontario released the Family Legal Services Provider Licence Consultation Paper. The Advocates' Society will review the report and its recommendations carefully and thoroughly...

The Advocates' Society Establishes the Modern Advocacy Task Force

Posted on 6/9/2020
TAS has established a Modern Advocacy Task Force to make recommendations for the reform of the Canadian justice system. See TAS's press release here...


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