Category Professional Associations

AMPs are Constitutional — More Paralegal News

Scope regularly provides carefully curated links to news items that are particularly relevant for Ontario’s 7,000 licensed paralegals. This focused list includes articles from popular media as well as legal-services provider content, all of it useful for paralegals.

Paralegal Elected Law Association Treasurer

A paralegal has been elected Treasurer of the Waterloo Law Association. Ann Marie Yantz, a paralegal and law clerk with Kelly & Co. , was elected at the April Annual General Meeting of the association. Yantz said her election to a two-year term is significant personally and professionally. “It is an opportunity to learn and […]

10 Years’ Progress – Lost in Weeks?

Paralegal George Brown, founder of the Ontario Paralegal Network (OPN), has a plea for the paralegal community, now that the Standing Committee election is in full-swing.   It is that time again, for the Paralegal Standing Committee (PSC) Elections. The entire paralegal community seems to be up arms. It seems that many are out to […]

CBA Releases “Ambitious” Access to Justice Plan

Of the estimated 45 per cent of Canadians who will encounter a legal problem over the next three years, many will not get the help they need, because of “perceived or actual barriers.” That is the conclusion the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) came to, after researching a report on how lawyers can increase access to […]

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