Tag Archives: Michelle Haigh

Welcome to the Profession!

About 140 of the newest Ontario paralegals have been formally welcomed to the legal community. The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) feted the new licensees Dec. 3, at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. These are among the first cohort to write the beefed-up licensing exam. Robert Lapper, LSUC’s CEO, reported the next day to Convocation […]

Paralegal Competence Update, Convocation Reports – May

May 28 marked the first Convocation for 18 new lawyer Benchers elected last month, and the first for new Paralegal Standing Committee (PSC) Chair Michelle Haigh. “I am thrilled to provide my first report as Chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee to Convocation today,” Haigh said. “I am nervous, energized and extremely excited to take […]

Paralegal reception April 2015

Paralegal Reception – LSUC Welcomes New Licensees

Nearly 250 newly licensed paralegals got a warm welcome to the profession Wednesday at Convocation Hall. Special guests included Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur. She called paralegals a “dedicated and hard-working profession,” making strides in ensuring Ontarians have access to quality legal services. “I hope you will have many clients, and a good life as a […]

LSUC Responds to AMPs, Immigration – Convocation Update

Paralegal Scope is the only legal media that covers Convocation meetings and Law Society events for paralegals. Keep on top of what’s happening with the professional regulator! Click on a title below to get news briefs.

PSC Election Standings

Paralegals across the province recently cast their votes in only the second Paralegal Standing Committee (PSC) election to be held since the Law Society began regulating Ontario’s paralegals in 2007. Last December, Bill 111, Modernizing Regulation of the Legal Profession Act, 2013, increased the number of paralegal benchers from two to five. “Convocation is pleased […]

Three Months, 12 Questions

Revelations brought to light after voting began led many paralegals to hold-off registering their five votes. As the only source of unbiased information for voters, SCOPE’s weekly Q&A gave voters and others a chance to learn more about the candidates. Written by Candidates who support professional-quality media for our profession, this information allows paralegals to […]

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