The Centre for the Legal Profession (CLP) seeks to advance professionalism, ethics and public service throughout the legal profession. As a catalyst for dialogue, debate and action between the different groups within the legal community and the public, the CLP is a place for education, training, research, outreach and advocacy on these important issues.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & CONFERENCES
May 13: A Call to Action Canada – Diversity in the Legal Profession Conference
All Aboard Lunch speaker series
May 23: The Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch
June 24: Carol Hansell, Carol McNamara, J. Robert S. Pritchard
*photo of Gar Emerson speaking at All Aboard!
Sept. 19: Financial Systems Design conference (details coming soon)
Revisiting the Civility Debate with Justice Katherine Swinton - Summary
Making Life Work: The Perpetual Balancing Act, Summary
OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships
in Legal Ethics and Professionalism
Call for Applications for 2014-15
The OBA Foundation, a charity established by the Ontario Bar Association, funds and administers the OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships in Legal Ethics and Professionalism (“Fellowships”), formerly The Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships in Legal Ethics and Professionalism. The OBA Foundation is now accepting applications for the two Fellowships for the 2014-15 year.
Changes are coming to Rules of Professional Conduct in Ontario. Effective October 1, 2014, these changes will implement the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s Model Code of Professional Conduct. More information, including a summary of substantive changes, is available at:www.lsuc.on.ca/new-rules
Our innovative, new program designed to address contemporary ethical challenges that arise at the intersection of law and business has begun. See our recent PELB Newsletter.