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Lawyers table motion to implement rules on paralegals' practice in family law

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 2:42 PM | By Amanda Jerome

A group of lawyers has signed a motion to be presented at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s annual general meeting on May 10 that would require certain provisions to be made if paralegals are allowed to expand their scope of practice into family law.

Michael LesageMichael Lesage is the lead on the motion, signed by 12 other lawyers, which recommends that the law society release to its lawyer members the findings of any reports relating to the review of paralegals providing representation in family law...