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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...

10+ Standing Committee Application

Posted on 2/19/2019
The 10+ Standing Committee seeks engaged, hard-working volunteers to promote the interests of mid-career advocates through planning and implementing information and networking events, administering Advocacy Matters newsletter and...

Ontario Superior Court of Justice: Chambers Appointments for Toronto Civil Cases

Posted on 2/16/2019
Parties may now request a chambers appointment on Toronto civil cases. Chambers appointments take place before a Judge for 15 minutes at a date and time to be fixed by the Judge...