• 32nd Annual Joint Insurance Seminar

    April 24th, 2018
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    The Hamilton Convention Centre     
    (1 Summers Lane Hamilton)

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  • Professionalism Session

    May 10th, 2018
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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  • Annual General Meeting

    May 31st, 2018
    4:00 p.m. Meeting; 4:30 p.m. Reception
    The Hamilton Club
    (6 Main Street East, Hamilton)

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Latest HLA News

Civil Claims Online Filing Service Online Tutorials

Posted on: Dec 14, 2017

To help lawyers and their staff understand the Civil Claims Online Filing Service, we have asked the Ministry of the Attorney General to do a webinar for FOLA and local associations across Ontario.  The Ministry has offered two dates in January where any lawyer, or staff member can participate in a webinar/conference call to view the system and how it works. 

Please pass these dates along to your members and ask them to click onto either of these two meetings. 

Mon, Jan 15, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

Please join my meeting from your computer at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/195460421.

You can also dial in using your phone.  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9380

Access Code: 195-460-421

Wed, Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Please join my meeting from your computer at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/576366541.

You can also dial in using your phone.  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9350

Access Code: 576-366-541

First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check.

If neither of these times work for some of your members, let us know.  The Ministry is happy to put on another presentation, if there is enough demand.

Contact

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FOLA News

Civil Claims Online Filing Service Online Tutorials

Posted on: Dec 14, 2017

To help lawyers and their staff understand the Civil Claims Online Filing Service, we have asked the Ministry of the Attorney General to do a webinar for FOLA and local associations across Ontario.  The Ministry has offered two dates in January where any lawyer, or staff member can participate in a webinar/conference call to view the system and how it works. 

Please pass these dates along to your members and ask them to click onto either of these two meetings. 

Mon, Jan 15, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

Please join my meeting from your computer at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/195460421.

You can also dial in using your phone.  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9380

Access Code: 195-460-421

Wed, Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Please join my meeting from your computer at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/576366541.

You can also dial in using your phone.  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9350

Access Code: 576-366-541

First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check.

If neither of these times work for some of your members, let us know.  The Ministry is happy to put on another presentation, if there is enough demand.

Contact

View All Job Opportunities

Message from the President

By the time you read this message, my predictions that UConn will have won the NCAA Women’s National Championship and Michigan will win the NCAA Men’s National Championship in basketball will have surely come true. These teams will arrive at that pinnacle through team work and extraordinary effort. The Hamilton Law Association is another organization that showcases the outstanding team work and extraordinary effort from its staff and volunteers.

Just since January 2018, Hamilton Law Association staff and volunteers have attended 14 subcommittee meetings and presented 9 seminars and CPD events......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.

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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Marica Piedigrossi, Executive Assistant & Social Media Coordinator

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

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