Category Practice Management

Short & Sweet: May 7 AGM

It was short and sweet at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s (LSUC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, May 7. Treasurer Tom Conway chaired the meeting at the Lamont Learning Centre at Osgoode. It lasted about an hour. The meeting touched on unexpected LSUC events from the past year, as well […]

New Hashtag, New Licensees

Nearly 250 newly licensed paralegals were welcomed to the profession Wednesday, at Osgoode Hall. Held twice a year, the New Paralegal Reception is a Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) initiative. It gives paralegals a chance to celebrate their licensing achievements, to network and to learn more about the Law Society services and support systems. […]

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 […]

Do not despair

Annual Report – Do It Today!

The Law Society has sent a reminder that the 2013 annual report is due Monday — March 31. Your report may be accessed and e-filed by visiting the LSUC Portal at: https://portal.lsuc.on.ca Questions about the annual report should be directed to: bylawadmin@lsuc.on.ca Or call By-Law Administration Services, at 416-947-3315 or 1-800-668-7380, ext 3315. Questions about […]

Media 101: PR Placement, Real Reporting, or Sponsored Content?

This is the first in an occasional series on “media awareness” for paralegals. From time to time, I will explain some aspect of news media, so that paralegals who may not be familiar with the media landscape can gain a better understanding.   “Consider the source.” This is a good idea with anything you read. […]

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