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Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 11:13 AM

In-person Ontario Provincial Offences Act proceedings adjourned until January

The Ontario Court of Justice is adjourning all in-person Provincial Offences Act proceedings held in municipally administered provincial offences courts until Jan. 22, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... [read more]

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 2:55 PM

Tachie new acting president of Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Raphael Tachie has been named acting president of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) following the appointment of former CABL president Lori Anne Thomas to the Ontario Court of Justice. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 2:51 PM

Dickinson Wright re-elects Shapiro

Business law firm Dickinson Wright has elected Mark Shapiro to serve another three-year term as managing partner and leader of the firm’s Canadian practice, effective Jan. 1, 2021. He has served in this role since 2015. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 1:34 PM

Candidate profiles for Alberta Law Society bencher election now online

Alberta practitioners interested in learning more about the candidates for their upcoming law society bencher elections can now view their profiles online. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 12:56 PM

New chair named to Copyright Board

Justice Luc Martineau has been appointed chair of the Copyright Board of Canada. He assumed the chair position on Oct. 2, 2020, for a five-year term, according to a press release from the office of the minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 9:33 AM

Hicks Morley hires 10 new associates

Labour and employment firm Hicks Morley announced the addition of nine new associates in its Toronto office and one associate in its office in Waterloo, Ont. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 9:32 AM

New member of Thomson Rogers’ planning and municipal law group

Thomson Rogers announced that associate Katryna Vergis-Mayo has joined the Toronto firm as a member of its planning and municipal law group. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 1:27 PM

Five new justices named to Ontario Court of Justice

Ontario Attorney General Doug Downey announced the appointment of five new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective Oct. 22, 2020. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 9:31 AM

Trusts and estates partner joins Dentons in Edmonton

Dentons announced that Rhonda Johnson has joined its trusts, estates and wealth preservation group as partner in its Edmonton office. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 9:28 AM

Gowling partner named fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers

Gowling WLG announced that partner Sandra Barton has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction ceremony took place online at the college’s 2020 annual meeting and 70th Anniversary Celebration. ... [read more]