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Professional Development

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.

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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.

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Community & Events

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.



Commercial List Users' Committee Newsletter

Posted on 2019-03-01
Read the Commercial List Users' Committee's "year in review" newsletter and learn more about CourtCall, renovations at the University Avenue Courthouses, the diversity subcommittee, and other updates from the Commercial List...

10+ Standing Committee Application

Posted on 2019-02-19
The 10+ Standing Committee seeks engaged, hard-working volunteers to promote the interests of mid-career advocates through planning and implementing information and networking events, administering Advocacy Matters newsletter and...

Ontario Superior Court of Justice: Chambers Appointments for Toronto Civil Cases

Posted on 2019-02-16
Parties may now request a chambers appointment on Toronto civil cases. Chambers appointments take place before a Judge for 15 minutes at a date and time to be fixed by the Judge...


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