Katie Robinette

Report on FOLA's November Plenary Now Available!

From November 7th through November 9th, 2018, Law Association Presidents, Law Association delegates and Law Association Library staff members in Waterloo, ON to attend FOLA’s Fall Plenary. Guests heard from notable key note speakers such as Ontario’s Attorney General, the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Law Society of Ontario Treasurer Malcolm Mercer, Law Society of Ontario Bencher Joe Groia, and Ottawa Lawyer Steve Kelly, and your FOLA Executive. With an overarching theme of mental health and wellness in the legal profession, FOLA also hosted a special panel on mental health, addictions, and mindfulness and unveiled a new webpage dedicated to providing mental health resources that many in our profession will find valuable.

FOLA also appreciates how important membership recruitment and retention is to you. To that end, we also offered a preview of our new videos highlighting the value of membership in local law associations.

Capping off the three-day meeting was the election of FOLA’s new executive led by our new Chair, Mike Winward.

BONUS: Three of the sessions were accredited for professional content by the LSO. They are noted below and if you watch them in full, they can qualify towards your 2018 credits!

The full report, videos, and copies of presentations, please visit: https://fola.ca/fola-plenary-nov-2018

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