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Paralegal Election Delayed: LSUC News

Front row, left to right: Marie Henein, LSM; Thora H. Espinet, Lincoln Alexander Award; Gary Yee, LSM; Breese Davies, Laura Legge Award; Law Society Treasurer Paul Schabas; Sarah E. Colquhoun, LSM; Dena D. Castro, William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award; and Joanna Radbord, LSM. Back row, left to right: Grace Alcaide Janicas, J. Shirley Denison […]

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Did You Hear… The Truth About the Paralegal Licensing Exam

You have probably heard the rumours. The August Paralegal Licensing Examination will be impossibly difficult. The exam will be ridiculously easy. The exam location keeps changing. The exam will take place over two days. The exam is full of “trick questions” written by mean-spirited lawyers. Such rumours flourish before each session of the licensing exam, […]

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Paralegal Reception Welcomes New Licensees

Ontario’s newest paralegals were formally welcomed to the legal community Nov. 19, with a Reception at Osgoode Hall. While poor driving conditions reduced the number of attendees from the expected 220, Convocation Hall was alive with networking and professional discussions. Last night’s event was the first Welcome Reception for Janet Minor as Treasurer. In her […]

Competency Defined: Elephant in the Paralegal Room?

Do clients who pay less for paralegal services deserve a lesser standard of competency than they would from a lawyer? That sticky issue will inevitably be decided by a court of law. The only question is when. An appeal from last June — in which the appellant argued that paralegals do not have the same […]

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