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Events CPD

UPCOMING EVENTS & CPD PROGRAMS

Do you need to enter completed hours from past CPD programs into the LSO Portal?

Visit the CPD Committee Page for a list of past HLA CPD Programs.


MARCH 20 | Hamilton Law Association CPD & Social Events Update re. COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020

The Hamilton Law Association is continuing to implement the social distancing measures currently being required to slow the spread of COVID-19.We have been monitoring COVID-19 across the country and considering the advice of public health experts. We believe such temporary measures will protect the health and safety of the community, including our members, volunteers, program attendees and staff.

At this time, we wish to advise you of the following amendments to our program calendar:

  • All social events scheduled to take place in March, April, May and June (before July 1st) will be postponed or cancelled. This includes the following events:
  1. Annual Dinner | Thursday, April 16th, 2020 - POSTPONED
  2. Annual General Meeting | Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 - TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY
  3. Articling Reception | Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 - CANCELLED UNTIL 2021
  4. Family Law Spring Social | Thursday, May 21st, 2020 - POSTPONED
  • All Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, and Subcommittee meetings scheduled to take place in March, April, May, and June (before July 1st) will be either cancelled or carried out remotely, at the discretion of committee chairs. Information will be provided to attendees directly.
  • With respect to CPD education programs, scheduled to take place in March, April, May and June (before July 1st) will be postponed or cancelled.This includes the the 34th Annual Joint Insurance Seminar scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th, 2020.We will be in touch with planning chairs, registrants, and sponsors of all CPD education programs regarding arrangements for their programs.If you have already registered and submitted payment for a CPD program, your registration will be honoured at a later date.

For more information and updates on the impact of COVID-19 on HLA programs and for a list of all postponed or cancelled events and programs, click here.

Please refer to your local public health authority or the following links for details on the current Health Canada guidelines or the CDC guidelines.

April 14
2020

POSTPONED

Robert Hooper: A Casual Conversation with a Seasoned Litigator


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


For more information in this regard, contact Kristjana Frani at kfrani@hamiltonlaw.on.ca.  

April 16
2020

CANCELLED

ANNUAL DINNER 2020


CANCELLED


For more information in this regard, contact Kristjana Frani at kfrani@hamiltonlaw.on.ca.  

April 16
2020

POSTPONED

Corporate Commercial Workshop: Back to Basics


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


For more information in this regard, contact Kristjana Frani at kfrani@hamiltonlaw.on.ca.  

April 22
2020

POSTPONED

Lexis Advance Quicklaw & Practice Advisor Training Session


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, please contact Laura Richmond at lrichmond@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

April 28
2020

POSTPONED

The 34th Annual Joint Insurance Seminar


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, please contact Shega Berisha at sberisha@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

April 30
2020

POSTPONED 

The Family Law Lunch Bucket Series


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


For more information in this regard, contact Rachel Anderson at randerson@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

May 04
2020

POSTPONED

Civil Fraud


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, contact Kristjana Frani at kfrani@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

May 07
2020

POSTPONED

Real Estate Workshop - Cottage Purchase Transactions: Issues and Strategies


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, contact Shega Berisha at sberisha@hamiltonlaw.on.ca.

May 11
2020


POSTPONED

CPD Roundtable: Case Law Update on Terminations and Employment Standards Act Clauses in Employment Contracts

    
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, please contact Shega Berisha at sberisha@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

May 13
2020

CANCELLED FOR 2020

HLA Articling Reception


CANCELLED FOR 2020

For more information in this regard, please contact Kristjana Frani at events@hamiltonlaw.on.ca 

The Law Society of Ontario has released the 2021-2022 Articling Recruitment Procedures. You can obtain the articling procedures by going to the LSO articling recruitment webpage




May 14
2020

POSTPONED

Professionalism Seminar


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, contact Shega Berisha at sberisha@hamiltonlaw.on.ca.

May 21
2020

POSTPONED

Family Law Spring Social


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For more information in this regard, please contact Rachel Anderson randerson@hamiltonlaw.on.ca