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TAS Responds to Law Society of Ontario Consultation on Family Legal Services Provider Licence

Posted on 11/30/2020
The Advocates' Society recognizes that many Ontarians cannot afford a lawyer to represent them in family law proceedings. The Society believes the solution is improving access to lawyers and streamlining and simplifying family law proceedings...

TAS to host a symposium on Modern Advocacy - September 29, 2020

Posted on 9/11/2020
Join thought leaders from across Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. as we consider the role of oral advocacy in a modern justice system...

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...