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Collections & Library Excellence Subcommittee

YAMASHITA Colleen 2017 

Colleen Yamashita,


Nanayakkara, Eric 

Eric Nanayakkara,


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.”

 2019-2020 Subcommittee Members

Maxine Birdsell, Mackesy ,Smye LLP (905)-525-2341
Jordan Diacur, Gowling WLG (905)-523-5666
Gloria Dykstra, Neil Lawson Criminal Defence (905)-526-1112
Lauren GrimaldiScarfone Hawkins LLP (905)-523-1333
Carolyn Hart, Hart Law (416)-809-4278
Mary Hayhow, Gowling WLG (905)-540-8208
Gary KuzykScarfone Hawkins LLP (905)-523-1333
Sarah Lawson, Neil Lawson Criminal Defence (905)-526-1112
Eric Nanayakkara, (Vice-Chair) Regency Law Group (905)-383-0500
Colleen Yamashita, (Chair) Scarfone Hawkins LLP

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

Recent HLA Journal Articles

FileTypeSizeUploaded onDownload
Librarian's Report - June 2020 PDF3.31 MB16 Jun, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - April 2020 PDF3.05 MB21 Apr, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - February 2020 PDF2.24 MB11 Feb, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - December 2019 PDF2.43 MB11 Feb, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - October 2019 PDF1.63 MB11 Feb, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - August 2019 PDF1.57 MB11 Feb, 2020 Download
Librarian's Report - June 2019 PDF1.70 MB14 Jun, 2019 Download
Librarian's Report - April 2019 PDF1.57 MB25 Apr, 2019 Download
Librarian's Report - February 2019 PDF1.78 MB13 Mar, 2019 Download
Librarian's Report - December 2018 PDF2.02 MB11 Dec, 2018 Download

Resources and Links

Advocat - HLA Library - Catalogue