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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

N.L. lawyer overcomes odds with Jeopardy! appearance, but can’t beat pesky buzzer

Category: Jeopardy! contestants from Canada. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

LSO approves enhancements to lawyer licensing model, as benchers warn against maintaining status quo Peter Wardle sm

After a lengthy debate, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) voted to maintain the current lawyer licensing model, but has added three “enhancements”: required salary for articling positions, audits of articling placements and mandatory training for articling principals. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 12:58 PM

Two new judges for Quebec Superior Court

The federal Department of Justice announced on Dec. 11 the following two judicial appointments for the province of Quebec: ... [read more]

Friday, December 07, 2018 @ 3:27 PM

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

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

Thursday, December 06, 2018 @ 12:49 PM

Gowling WLG adds associate to Indigenous law group in Montreal office

Gowling WLG announced that Alex O’Reilly has joined the firm as an associate lawyer in its Indigenous law team in Montreal. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 @ 1:30 PM

M&A expert Atkinson joins Davies

Davies announced that Aaron Atkinson has joined as a partner in the firm’s Toronto office.   ... [read more]

Monday, December 03, 2018 @ 12:52 PM

Ottawa appoints two judges to N.S. Supreme Court

On Nov. 30, the Department of Justice announced two judicial appointments for the province of Nova Scotia. ... [read more]

Monday, December 03, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

First Nation legal counsel appointed to Supreme Court of Yukon

The federal Department of Justice announced on Nov. 30 that Suzanne Duncan, legal counsel with the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Yukon. ... [read more]

Monday, December 03, 2018 @ 9:28 AM

Law Society of Ontario ex-officio benchers fight for relevancy as Convocation changes governance structure Janet Leiper sm

In the spirit of efficiency, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) has begun changes to its governance structure by removing rights and privileges of ex-officio benchers who have served 16 years or more or are former attorney generals. ... [read more]

Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 2:54 PM

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

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