• 5th Annual Advocacy Skills Workshop

    February 1st, 2018
    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    7th Floor Jurors' Lounge
    John Sopinka Courthouse
    (45 Main Street East, Hamilton)

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  • 16th Annual Estates & Trusts Seminar

    February 8th, 2018
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - Grand Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton) 

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  • 13th Annual Commercial Litigation Seminar

    February 21st, 2018
    9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - East Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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Collections & Library Excellence Subcommittee


Kathleen Bingham,


YAMASHITA Colleen 2017 

Colleen Yamashita,


Collections & Library Excellence Subcommittee Mandate

The HLA's Collections and Library Excellence Subcommittee provides guidance to the HLA’s Executive Director, Law Librarian, and library staff with regard to policy and budget decisions concerning the HLA library and its collection, covering the following matters:

1. purchasing and maintaining library resource materials;

2. improvement, expansion, and promotion of library services and resources; and

3. advancing the HLA’s mission “To enable its members to become successful, respected and fulfilled in their profession.”

 2017-2018 Subcommittee Members

Kathleen Bingham, Bingham Law 
(905)-297-4767 kathleen@binghamlaw.ca 
Colleen Yamashita, Scarfone Hawkins LLP (905)-523-1333 cyamashita@shlaw.ca
Maxine Birdsell, Mackesy ,Smye LLP 905-525-2341 birdsell@mackesysmye.com
Laura Dickson, Hughes Amys LLP (905)-577-4050 ldickson@hughesamys.com 
Lauren GrimaldiScarfone Hawkins LLP (905)-523-1333 lgrimaldi@shlaw.ca
Carolyn Hart, Hart Law (416)-809-4278 carolyn@hartlaw.ca 
Gary KuzykScarfone Hawkins LLP (905)-523-1333 gkuzyk@shlaw.ca
Sarah Lawson (289)-230-0241 sarah@sarahlawson.ca
Catherine Roberts, Roberts Law (905)-627-3500 Catherine.Roberts@Robert-Law.ca
Sharon White, Inch Hammond Professional Corporation (905)-525-4481 white@inchlaw.com

To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the CPD Committee, please contact:
Laura Richmond, Law Librarian
tel: 905-522-1563, email: lrichmond@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

Recent HLA Journal Articles

Resources and Links

Advocat - HLA Library - Catalogue 

HLA library enhancements infographic