• Annual General Meeting

    June 1st, 2017
    4:00 p.m. - Meeting Starts; 4:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
    The Hamilton Club
    (6 Main St. East, Hamilton)

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  • Articling Reception

    June 1st, 2017
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    The Hamilton Club
    (6 Main St. East, Hamilton)

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  • For the Public - Legal Services

    Find the most popular legal
    services and research links here

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Message from the President

We all know the stresses inherent in our profession: demanding clients; urgent deadlines; overhead; marketing; the dread when the phone doesn’t ring for a few days. An observation from personal experience and anecdotal evidence: the pace and demands of practice have increased substantially in the last 20 years. Our world is now one in which immediacy is paramount: instant communications by email, and text and photos, instant access to vast amounts of information online, and increased pressure from various quarters. While I believe that some stress is essential to success – it gets us up out of bed every day, drives us to excel, and motivates us to achieve – too much is clearly not a good thing.....READ MORE..

Michael Bordin, President 2016-2017

The Hamilton Law Association

The Association’s affairs are governed by trustees and officers who ensure that Association undertakings are within the mandate and in the best interests of our legal community. The many valued volunteers who are members of the numerous committees within the structure of the HLA strive to represent our membership consistently and effectively. The Anthony Pepe Memorial Law Library, operated within the scope of the HLA, is one of the largest law libraries in Ontario and houses over 30,000 volumes.

The Hamilton Law Association continues to strive to educate and support its membership in the practice of law as well as to advocate for their interests as lawyers...

The staff of the Hamilton Law Association (HLA) Library cannot provide legal advice or research to members of the public directly. The HLA Library is a private library for the use of its members, and members of the Law Society of Upper Canada only. For information on finding legal help in Ontario please try the Bora Laskin Law Library's Guide to Finding Legal Help in Ontario, or to search for a lawyer practising in the Hamilton area try the HLA Find a Lawyer page.

This Web site is not intended to provide legal advice. It is intended to supply general information to our members. The information contained and distributed on this site does not contain any legal opinions and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Hamilton Law Association.

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Tel: 905-522-1563
Fax: 905-572-1188
Email: mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca



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