• 17th Annual Advocacy Conference

    November 30th, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Hamilton Convention Centre
    (1 Summers Lane, Hamilton)

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Latest HLA News

2018 Calendar of Courts

Posted on: Oct 17, 2017

The 2018 calendar of Courts, Superior Court of Justice, at the John Sopinka Courthouse is now available online. VIEW HERE

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FOLA News

2018 Calendar of Courts

Posted on: Oct 17, 2017

The 2018 calendar of Courts, Superior Court of Justice, at the John Sopinka Courthouse is now available online. VIEW HERE

Contact

View All Job Opportunities

Message from the President

CHANGE.  The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines change as:  to replace with another; to make a shift from one to another; to undergo a modification; or to undergo a transformation, transition or substitution.  The example given is the change from summer to fall. 

In the legal system and our lifestyles in Southwestern Ontario, the word change seems appropriate at this time of this year. I write to you on September 21st, just before the change from summer to fall will officially happen at 4:08 p.m.  As it is 35ºC, it does not feel like the summer should end.  Having said that, change is upon us, the civil trial list is about to commence, the opening of the Ontario Courts has happened and the St. Thomas Guild has hosted the Red Mass.....READ MORE


Robert Hooper, President 2017-2018

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.

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