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LSO bencher election field set at 146 candidates

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM | By John Chunn


The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher election is set for April 30. This will be the first time that lawyer and paralegal benchers will be elected at the same time in Ontario.

Voting for the 146 candidates begins in mid-April and closes at 5 p.m. on April 30.

There are 74 lawyer candidates from the Toronto area and 54 from outside Toronto. Eighteen candidates are campaigning for paralegal bencher.

Click here for a list of the candidates.