• New Lawyers' Seminar Part II

    Thursday, January 30th, 2020
    12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Anthony Pepe Memorial Library, Suite 500
    (45 Main Street East, Hamilton)

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  • HLA Trip to South Africa 2020

    May 14th - May 24th, 2020
    Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kruger National Park
    with Go Ahead Tours 

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Latest HLA News

HLA Trip to South Africa - May 14th - 24th, 2020

Posted on: Apr 08, 2019

The Hamilton Law Association is pleased to announce another international trip for the membership! Cape Town to Kruger National Park “South African Reflections on the Common Law” will be an 11-day, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our members to have a unique educational experience that we hope will act as a highlight of their career. The trip is scheduled to take place from May 14th, 2020 to May 24th, 2020. Mark your calendars!

This excursion will include the following: round-trip airfare, bus transfers, and internal flights throughout South Africa, three local destinations including Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kruger National Park, 8 nights in hand-picked hotels, daily breakfast, some lunches and three-course dinners, guided tours of each location with a multilingual tour director and visits to many top tourist sites.

VIEW ITINERARY AND REGISTRATION HERE.

If you have any initial questions, would like to request a draft itinerary, or are interested in participating in this trip, please contact Marica Piedigrossi at 905-522-1563 or mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca for more information and to confirm your attendance. Formal registration is available through EF Go Ahead Tours. To move forward with the preparations of this trip, we hope to secure at least 14 travellers before the summer as the price and itinerary may be subject to change.  We hope that you will join us!

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HLA Trip to South Africa - May 14th - 24th, 2020

Posted on: Apr 08, 2019

The Hamilton Law Association is pleased to announce another international trip for the membership! Cape Town to Kruger National Park “South African Reflections on the Common Law” will be an 11-day, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our members to have a unique educational experience that we hope will act as a highlight of their career. The trip is scheduled to take place from May 14th, 2020 to May 24th, 2020. Mark your calendars!

This excursion will include the following: round-trip airfare, bus transfers, and internal flights throughout South Africa, three local destinations including Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kruger National Park, 8 nights in hand-picked hotels, daily breakfast, some lunches and three-course dinners, guided tours of each location with a multilingual tour director and visits to many top tourist sites.

VIEW ITINERARY AND REGISTRATION HERE.

If you have any initial questions, would like to request a draft itinerary, or are interested in participating in this trip, please contact Marica Piedigrossi at 905-522-1563 or mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca for more information and to confirm your attendance. Formal registration is available through EF Go Ahead Tours. To move forward with the preparations of this trip, we hope to secure at least 14 travellers before the summer as the price and itinerary may be subject to change.  We hope that you will join us!

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Legal Aid Ontario News

HLA Trip to South Africa - May 14th - 24th, 2020

Apr 08, 2019

The Hamilton Law Association is pleased to announce another international trip for the membership! Cape Town to Kruger National Park “South African Reflections on the Common Law” will be an 11-day, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our members to have a unique educational experience that we hope will act as a highlight of their career. The trip is scheduled to take place from May 14th, 2020 to May 24th, 2020. Mark your calendars!

This excursion will include the following: round-trip airfare, bus transfers, and internal flights throughout South Africa, three local destinations including Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kruger National Park, 8 nights in hand-picked hotels, daily breakfast, some lunches and three-course dinners, guided tours of each location with a multilingual tour director and visits to many top tourist sites.

VIEW ITINERARY AND REGISTRATION HERE.

If you have any initial questions, would like to request a draft itinerary, or are interested in participating in this trip, please contact Marica Piedigrossi at 905-522-1563 or mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca for more information and to confirm your attendance. Formal registration is available through EF Go Ahead Tours. To move forward with the preparations of this trip, we hope to secure at least 14 travellers before the summer as the price and itinerary may be subject to change.  We hope that you will join us!

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Message from the President

We have a wonderful and outstanding law association. But don’t take my word for it. Visit. Explore. Call. Write. Participate. It almost sounds like a pitch for a faraway tourist attraction except it is right here in your backyard. We have something that is almost elusive / unheard of when compared to other legal organizations. What is it that makes us different, sets us apart, and makes this Association central to its membership but also important and attractive to others? This bears consideration. CONTINUE READING


Mark Giavedoni, President 2019-2020

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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