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The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) has had the same mandate for more than 130 years — to provide knowledge, advocacy, and community to lawyers in the City of Toronto.

Founded in 1885, the TLA offers a variety of learning opportunities through continuing professional development and skills training on topics such as legal trends and legislative and court decisions.

It offers support for the dual role of lawyer and business owner by providing educational sessions and guidance on practice and firm management, as well as a state-of-the-art legal library that contains printed and electronic sources of legal information.

The TLA acts as an advocate for its members before all levels of government, the Ontario Bar, the court system, and the public at large. It also participates in charitable events, communicates with other professional lawyers' associations, provides educational mock trials at area public schools, and sits on committees related to legal and courthouse issues.

In addition, the TLA provides members with opportunities to get involved in their legal, local, and social communities.

Toronto Lawyers Association – AdvocatePlus Posts

TLA brings you "Build a Better Articling Student," starting with Court Orientation Tours

Building on a highly successful 2016 start to articling season, the TLA is reprising its series of Nutshell seminars aimed at helping students make the leap from law school to law ... Read more

TLA's Summer Patio Pub Event, Wed. August 2nd, 2017, 6-8pm

The TLA has the perfect remedy for the “summer’s half over and I haven’t been on a patio yet” blues. We’re hosting an evening at the Oasis ... Read more

TLA to host an evening with author Norman Bacal

On May 3, the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) will host an evening with Norman Bacal, author of Breakdown – The inside story of the rise and fall of Heenan Blaikie , ... Read more

TLA responds to the joint AG/LSUC launch of Family Legal Services Review

On February 9, the Ministry of the Attorney General announced that the Ontario Government and the Law Society of Upper Canada have launched a Family Legal Service Review to be ... Read more

Hear from the Experts- TLA Accident Benefits Nutshell

The TLA will be welcoming Chris Blom (Miller Thompson LLP), Alison Burrison (McLeish Orlando LLP), J. Joel Dick (Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP), Galit Liffshiz (Galit ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association presents: The Progression of a Small Claims Court File

With a monetary jurisdiction of $25,000, the Ontario Small Claims Court is the busiest civil court in the province. As an articling student or new lawyer, much of your litigation ... Read more

The Toronto Lawyers Association Career Centre is a dedicated search and recruitment resource for law professionals and employers

The Toronto Lawyers Association Career Centre is an excellent resource for job seekers and employers because it is tailored for legal professionals. Avoid huge online job boards ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association is offering Quicklaw and Westlaw Canada training at the Courthouse Library

The Toronto Lawyers Association is offering FREE Quicklaw and Westlaw training sessions for articling students and advanced users. In the articling student sessions ... Read more

Join The Honourable Dennis O’Connor, QC, and an esteemed panel of speakers as they tackle the topic, When Appellate Advocacy Goes Awry at the TLA’s 5th Annual Current Topics in Ethics & Professionalism

The panelists for this session will be J ustice Gloria Epstein , Joseph Di Luca and Paul Pape. We all know that losing a motion or trial is not easy. You have spent ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association presents: Practice Management for New Lawyers

Attention new lawyers and those setting up a sole practice for the first time! You will want to learn more about the Practice Management Review program and how to ... Read more

The Toronto Lawyers Association presents: Demystifying the Trial Experience: Every Question Answered

You are a civil litigator. You have diligently worked up a case, finished discoveries, and set the case down for trial. You had an unsuccessful pre-trial. Your first-ever ... Read more

Articling Students – free Toronto Lawyers Association membership

Articling is an exciting and demanding experience. The pressure is on, but you don’t have to feel lost. Take advantage of a FREE membership to the ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association congratulates newly called lawyers in Toronto

Being part of a community is important. The TLA invites newly called lawyers to join for free and become a part of our community. Members of the TLA can take advantage ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association knows that lawyers need to sound confident, dynamic, and powerful

Award-winning CEO Bonnie Gross of SpeechScience International Inc. is delivering a series of workshops that will teach you the secrets and tips of how great leaders, ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association is the place for sole and small firm practitioners to connect

The TLA recognizes that social media does not compare to shaking a colleague's hand and a friendly conversation over a glass of wine and a bite to eat. Join us at our fall ... Read more