Our member volunteers are integral to all of the exceptional work we do and to the programs we offer. Become an active part of your association. Teach. Mentor. Lead. Speak. Write. We need and welcome your voice, your energy and your commitment to the art of advocacy.
Experience the future of learning in our new animated advocacy course, Preparing for Examination-in-Chief.
Bundle up two or more qualifying learning-by-doing CPD programs and save.
Help us honour an exceptional advocate. Nominations deadline: February 28, 2018.
Writers! Submit your unpublished advocacy related article by March 31, 2018.
Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, program partners and sponsors who helped us celebrate, teach, mentor, represent and inspire advocates in 2017.
Find out why thousands of advocates across Canada choose to learn with The Advocates’ Society each year.
In addition to in-person mentoring events, our new mentoring portal and resource page offers members the opportunity to connect with senior members of the bar for advice and support. We’ve got your back!
At the heart of our CPD programming is 'learning-by-doing'. Our skill-based workshops offer you practical, hands-on learning in a safe and supportive environment with leading faculty who are trained by us. We ensure you are in good hands.
As the voice of advocates, The Advocates' Society takes a stand on law and policy by intervening in court cases that impact the profession, and by making submissions on legislation and policy. Learn more about our advocacy initiatives here.
Friends who argue. That’s who we are - and a collegial bar is a successful bar. Stay connected with your colleagues on both sides of the courtroom at our social events and discover the person behind your opponent.
Posted on 2017-11-27
As of today, civil claims online filing is available across Ontario...
Posted on 2017-10-23
Join in the celebrations to bid farewell to Canada’s longest-serving Chief Justice in Ottawa December 14, 2017...
Posted on 2017-10-03
See President Sonia Bjorkquist and Past President Peter Griffin challenge the legality of Prince Escalus’s executive order...
The Advocates' Society was established to ensure the presence of a courageous and independent bar, and the maintenance of the role of the advocate in the administration of justice. Join us. Connect. Learn. Develop. Give Back. Leading inside and outside the courtroom since 1963.