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    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
    8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Hamilton Convention Centre
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    Thursday, February 27th, 2020
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel | Grand Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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Latest HLA News

FOLA’s RESPONSE TO LSO’s PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to the CONFLICT of INTEREST RULES: LEGAL AID ONTARIO

Posted on: Jun 12, 2019

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is an organization representing the associations and members of forty-six local law associations across Ontario. Together with the Toronto Lawyer’s Association, our members represent approximately 12,000 lawyers across the province. The vast majority of these lawyers provide front-line services to the Ontario public and many of our members assist in providing pro-bono services and as Legal Aid Counsel both as staff lawyers and as per diem duty counsel.

FOLA appreciates the opportunity to provide written submissions to you, with respect to proposed amendments to Rule 3.4-16.2 of the Rules of Professional Conduct and addition to the commentary to the Short-Term Pro-Bono Legal Services rules.

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FOLA’s RESPONSE TO LSO’s PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to the CONFLICT of INTEREST RULES: LEGAL AID ONTARIO

Jun 12, 2019
The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is an organization representing the associations and members of forty-six local law associations across Ontario. Together with the Toronto Lawyer’s Association, our members represent approximately 12,000 lawyers across the province. The vast majority of these lawyers provide front-line services to the Ontario public and many of our members assist in providing pro-bono services and as Legal Aid Counsel both as staff lawyers and as per diem duty counsel.

FOLA appreciates the opportunity to provide written submissions to you, with respect to proposed amendments to Rule 3.4-16.2 of the Rules of Professional Conduct and addition to the commentary to the Short-Term Pro-Bono Legal Services rules.

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FOLA News

FOLA’s RESPONSE TO LSO’s PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to the CONFLICT of INTEREST RULES: LEGAL AID ONTARIO

Posted on: Jun 12, 2019

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is an organization representing the associations and members of forty-six local law associations across Ontario. Together with the Toronto Lawyer’s Association, our members represent approximately 12,000 lawyers across the province. The vast majority of these lawyers provide front-line services to the Ontario public and many of our members assist in providing pro-bono services and as Legal Aid Counsel both as staff lawyers and as per diem duty counsel.

FOLA appreciates the opportunity to provide written submissions to you, with respect to proposed amendments to Rule 3.4-16.2 of the Rules of Professional Conduct and addition to the commentary to the Short-Term Pro-Bono Legal Services rules.

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Message from the President

Happy New Year! We have just started a new decade and naturally this is a time of retrospection and resolution. What have I done? What haven’t I done? What should I do? Of course, these weighty thoughts often shape us at this time of year and, hopefully, we do what we can to foster good challenges throughout
the year; this is easier for some than others. But while we all tend to do this in some way or another for our personal goals and objectives, we don’t always do so for our professional goals and aspirations. What a great time to do so! 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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