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Licensing Exam Details, Employment & Human Rights Among Legal News

Carefully curated for paralegals, these articles have been chosen for their relevance to the paralegal scope of practice. News briefs are provided without charge by your only source of unbiased paralegal news and information. No fluff. No hidden advertorial. Just real news.

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 […]

After the Trauma: Coping

Paralegals were among those directly affected by Friday’s shooting at the A. Grenville and William Davis Court in Brampton. At about 11 a.m. Friday, March 28, a man entered the security area. An altercation took place between the man and a Peel Regional Police officer. The man was killed. Constable Mike Klarenbeek remains in hospital […]

MAP is Here to Help

The Member Assistance Program is a confidential service provided by Homewood Human Solutions. It is open to paralegals and their family members, and is funded by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Peer volunteers are integral to MAP. Empathetic and caring paralegals who have struggled with addiction, mental health, or other serious issues, may wish […]

CPD Hours Demystified

Note: Convocation has changed elements of the CPD Requirement. Some changes took effect May 30, 2013; others are being phased-in. Read about those changes in SCOPE. Continuing Professional Development is mandatory for paralegals, under the Law Society of Upper Canada rules. Why? Our regulatory body offers these reasons at its website: “Continuing professional development (CPD) […]

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