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Legal Professionals

Audits, Exams, Discipline: LSUC Convocation News

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) governs Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals who meet high standards of learning, competence and professional conduct. Here are highlights of recent decisions and initiatives from the Law Society, which affect the more […]

Paralegal Team

Law in the News: Paralegal-related Highlights

Round-up of all the news, updates, information, changes and proposals paralegals need, to stay on top of their game — Nov. 20.

From ‘Displaced’ to ‘Supreme’

Paralegal Judit Schonwald attended the Holocaust Remembrance Day at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. The event was especially moving this year, as Hon. Justice Rosalie Abella gave the keynote address. An emotional and subdued event marked the Law Society of Upper Canada’s (LSUC) Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 28. The keynote speaker, the Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman […]

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 […]

Bencher election

Q&A: PSC Candidates Answer Question 8

SCOPE presents the eighth in a series of Q & As for the PSC Election 2014. All answers are posted at the same time. Candidate names are rotated from time to time, to ensure “alphabetical fairness.”   Question 8: Paralegal benchers may be asked to serve on working groups, panels and committees, in addition to […]

‘Two Wills for the Price of One?’ ABS Concerns Raised

The Law Society of Upper Canada will continue to “explore and consult” alternative business structures, with a view to making substantial changes to the ways Ontario legal firms may be owned, and they ways they offer services. Permitted business structures options initiated wide-ranging debate at Convocation Feb. 27, as benchers debated the Professional Regulation Committee’s […]

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