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Paralegals mark 10-year anniversary of regulation by LSUC

Monday, May 01, 2017 @ 4:05 PM | By Amanda Jerome

In the past decade, paralegals have gone from being a little known profession to one that has become, since the release of the Bonkalo report, a hot button topic of discussion in the legal community.

As the province works toward including paralegals in family law, May 1 presents itself as an important milestone marking 10 years of the profession’s regulation by the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Cathy Corsetti, a paralegal bencher at the LSUC, said 10 years ago paralegals and lawyers alike were nervous about...