• Public Education Event

    Wednesday, January 23 2019
    12:30 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
    McMaster Student Centre - Room 311
    (1280 Main Street West, Hamilton)

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  • 17th Annual Estates & Trusts Seminar

    Wednesday, February 6th 2019
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    The Hamilton Convention Centre
    (1 Summers Lane, Hamilton)

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  • 14th Annual Commercial Litigation Law Seminar

    Wednesday, March 6th 2019
    9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - East Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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  • Looking for a Lawyer in Hamilton?

    Search our Membership Directory by:
    First & Last Name
    Area of Law
    LSUC Certified Specialist
    Language other than English

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  • Looking for a legal job in Hamilton?

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    Seeking jobs for Lawyers & Support Staff
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History Committee

History Committee Mandate

The Hamilton Law Association's History Committee are committed to preserving the rich and unique legal history of Hamilton and its surrounding areas. The Hamilton Law Association, for instance, is one of the oldest in this country (est. 1879) and over the years has had many members — each of whom has contributed to the area’s legal history.


2017-2018 Committee Members

John Loukidelis, Loukidelis Professional Corporation  (289)-799-9509 john@jltax.ca
Peter Boushy  (905)-523-2657 pboushy@gmail.com
Anne-Louise Cole, Aviva Legal Services  (905)-528-7534 anne-louise.cole@aviva.com
Cameron Malcolm, Evans, Philp LLP   (905)-525-1200 cmalcolm@evansphilp.com
David Thompson, Scarfone Hawkins LLP  (905)-523-1333 thompson@shlaw.ca
Rhona Waxman, Rhona Waxman Law Offices  (905)-540-5555 rwaxman@waxmanlaw.ca

To speak to an HLA staff person regarding the History Committee, please contact:
Marica Piedigrossi, Executive Assistant & Social Media Coordinator
tel: 905-522-1563, email: mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

Recent HLA Journal Articles

FileTypeSizeUploaded onDownload
2018.10 - Memory Book - Remembrance - John Loukidelis PDF1.41 MB19 Oct, 2018 Download
2018.08 - Memory Book - Women's Suffrage - Karen Bird PDF1.30 MB20 Sep, 2018 Download
2018.06 Memory Book - Sidney Mewburn - John Loukidelis PDF425.73 KB20 Sep, 2018 Download
2018.04 - Memory Book - Female Lawyers in Ontario - Marica Piedigrossi PDF1.91 MB04 Apr, 2018 Download
2018.02 - Memory Book - Mike McHugh Remembers - John Loukidelis PDF1.17 MB31 Jan, 2018 Download
2017.12 - Memory Book - ESB Lawyers - David Thompson PDF896.49 KB12 Dec, 2017 Download
2017.10 - Memory Book - Income War Tax Act - Craig Burley PDF646.33 KB05 Oct, 2017 Download
2017.08 Memory Book - History of Scarfone Hawkins - David Thompson PDF722.75 KB17 Aug, 2017 Download
2017.06 Memory Book - A. I. Foreman In Memoriam - Christine Lewis PDF273.26 KB20 Jun, 2017 Download
2017.02 - Memory Book - Anthony Michael Jude Pepe - Marica Piedigrossi PDF324.60 KB30 Jan, 2017 Download
2016.12 Memory Book - Albert I. Foreman - John Loukidelis PDF376.14 KB28 Dec, 2016 Download
2016.10 Memory Book - Firm History - Rebecca Bentham & Marica Piedigrossi PDF875.82 KB17 Oct, 2016 Download
2016.08 Memory Book - Agro Zaffiro - John Loukidelis PDF1.12 MB09 Aug, 2016 Download
2016.06 Memory Book - Nolan Ciarlo - Gloria Nardi Bell PDF1.51 MB09 Jun, 2016 Download
2016.04 Memory Book - Cynthia Campling - Gloria Nardi Bell PDF849.83 KB09 Jun, 2016 Download
2016.02 Memory Book - Beginning 1879 - Marica Piedigrossi PDF846.89 KB09 Jun, 2016 Download
2015.12 Memory Book - T. B. McQueston - John Loukidelis PDF1.20 MB09 Jun, 2016 Download
2015.10 Memory Book - History Class - A. Cole & G. Nardi-Bell PDF241.64 KB09 Jun, 2016 Download
2015.08 Memory Book - First Article - A. Cole PDF444.32 KB09 Jun, 2016 Download

 Resources and Links

  1. The Hamilton Law Association - History
  2. Hamilton Public Library Local History & Archives
  3. The Law Society of Upper Canada - History Archives
  4. McMaster University - Digital Archives
  5. Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society Website
Contribute to the Memory Book 
 Do you have biographical information, photos, archived materials or anecdotes about past and current Hamilton Law Association members? 

Why not contribute to the Hamilton Law Association Memory Book?

 If you have any digital copies of photographs, newspaper clippings, videos, or any other material which you would like to contribute to our digital archive and webpage, please email them to history@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

View our Donation Policy HERE.

Please contact John Loukidelis john@jltax.ca or Marica Piedigrossi at 
for more information.