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Another step forward for paralegals

A recent Law Society of Upper Canada move to increase the number of paralegal benchers at Convocation to five from two is an important step forward, Toronto paralegal Marian Lippa ... Read more

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Education needed if paralegal practice expands

An expanded scope of practice for paralegals can only be achieved with a complete revamp of the educational standard set for those in the profession, says Toronto paralegal Marian ... Read more

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Motion could benefit paralegals and general public

A motion asking the Law Society of Upper Canada to research an expanded scope of practice for paralegals is a move in the right direction, says Toronto paralegal Chris Ruggieri . ... Read more

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Amendments allow paralegals to join law associations

Two Ontario law associations recently extended membership access to paralegals in precedent-setting moves that should set a standard for similar organizations across the province, ... Read more

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New hearing date for paralegal decision to be set Nov. 19

An application to overturn a Justice of the Peace’s decision banning paralegals from sitting past the bar was adjourned to Nov. 19 to set a new date for the hearing and to ... Read more

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Paralegals hold successful event to discuss contents of report

The general consensus between the Paralegal Society of Ontario (PSO) and the Licensed Paralegals Association (LPA) is “there’s a need for major changes within the scope of ... Read more

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Decision for paralegals adjourned until Oct. 26

Toronto paralegal Marian Lippa’s application to overturn a Justice of the Peace’s decision banning paralegals from sitting past the bar will be heard in the Ontario Superior ... Read more

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Paralegal wants respect, will make case Oct. 1

Toronto paralegal Marian Lippa wants to be treated with the same respect afforded to lawyers in the province of Ontario. Lippa, of Lippa Legal Services in Toronto, will make ... Read more

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Injustice still prevails for paralegals, says Lippa

Numerous signs prohibiting paralegals from sitting past the bar and being called before lawyers in the College Park courtrooms have recently been posted in plain view of the ... Read more

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Paralegal fights for equal rights in Ontario Court of Justice

Toronto paralegal Marian Lippa has launched a Certiorari application in Newmarket Superior Court to overturn a Justice of the Peace’s decision banning paralegals from sitting ... Read more

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