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Wednesday, December 02, 2020 @ 3:56 PM

Dentons Edmonton partner honoured for community work

Dentons announced that Darlene Scott, a partner in the firm’s Edmonton office, is this year’s winner of the Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Stronger Together Award for Alberta. This award is presented to women lawyers in each province and territory “in recognition of their outstanding dedication, creativity, initiative, achievement, and contribution to their community.” ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 02, 2020 @ 9:37 AM

Former Quebec Superior Court chief justice among Order of Canada honorees

Governor General Julie Payette announced 114 new appointments, including eight companions, 21 officers, one honorary member and 84 members to the Order of Canada. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 01, 2020 @ 4:29 PM

The Lawyer’s Daily a finalist for seven awards in Canadian Online Publishing Awards

The Lawyer’s Daily is a finalist for seven awards in this year’s Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA). ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 01, 2020 @ 2:02 PM

New health law associate for Lerners

Lerners LLP announced Kathryn Ball’s arrival as an associate in its Toronto office. ... [read more]

Monday, November 30, 2020 @ 4:30 PM

Three associates join WeirFoulds

WeirFoulds LLP announced that Viktoria Grafstrom, Andrian Lozinski and John Siferd have joined the firm’s Toronto office. ... [read more]

Monday, November 30, 2020 @ 12:21 PM

New commercial litigation associate for Pallett Valo

Pallett Valo LLP announced that associate Rita Benjamen has joined the Mississauga, Ont., firm as a member of its commercial litigation practice. ... [read more]

Friday, November 27, 2020 @ 2:22 PM

Law Foundation of Ontario names counsel to Class Proceedings Fund

The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Class Proceedings Committee announced Nov. 26 that Margaret Sims has joined the Class Proceedings Fund as counsel, effective January 2021. ... [read more]

Friday, November 27, 2020 @ 2:20 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 26, 2020 @ 2:45 PM

Ex-dean of Osgoode Hall appointed to Court of Appeal for Ontario

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Nov. 26 that Lorne Sossin, a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, is appointed a justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Justice Sossin replaces Justice J. Michal Fairburn (Toronto), who was appointed associate chief justice of Ontario effective Sept. 2, 2020. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 26, 2020 @ 2:39 PM

Holocaust survivor to receive honorary doctor of laws at Convocation

The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) will present a degree of doctor of laws, honoris causa (LLD) to author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and educator Tibor (Max) Eisen at Convocation on Nov. 27. ... [read more]