FOLA & associations in the News

Are you a law student looking for an articling placement?

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has a new page on our website just for you!  Read the article on AdvocateDaily.

#BellLetsTalk, Nomination Dates, Financial Planning Tips, & MORE!

Are you ready? #BellLetsTalk Day is: January 30, 2019!

FOLA Media Release about our resource page to help Ontario lawyers join in on #BellLetsTalk conversation about #mentalhealth.  You can read it on AdvocateDaily

FOLA partners with Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), an organization of legal and technology industry stakeholders focused on increasing the security, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology.   Read more on AdvocateDaily.

FOLA Launches LSO Bencher Election Resource Page

FOLA Chair, Mike Winward, talks about the upcoming Bencher Elections at the LSO & our new bencher election resource page.  Read article on Advocate Daily.   

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.  Read our Press Release on Advocate Daily.

Mental Health, Convocation Update, Events, & more!

November Plenary highlights, FOLA's new videos, upcoming events, and links to our sponsors!

Banack Bencher Newsletter #145

Contains updates on the November Law Society Convocation, Pro Bono Ontario, FOLA, & more!  BBN Dec 2018   -To view past editions, please click here.

Hamilton Lawyer Mike Winward elected as new FOLA Chair

Winward is eager to work with FOLA’s Executive in representing Ontario’s Law Associations and staying true to FOLA’s history of serving as a true grassroots organization in advocating on behalf of the 12,000 lawyers who are members of their local law associations.  Nov 2018 - AdvocateDaily

Law association membership helps young lawyers stand out: FOLA

Membership in a local law association can help new lawyers stand out from the crowd, says The Federation of Ontario Law Associations' (FOLA) new Chair Michael Winward. Nov 2018 - AdvocateDaily

FOLA announces partnership with CPDonline

FOLA has partnered with CPDonline to provide Ontario's law association members 24/7, unlimited access to their extensive cpd library for only $199.00 per year.  Nov 2018 - AdvocateDaily

New Videos: The Value of Membership

FOLA announces five new videos to help Ontario's law associations both retain existing and attract new members to your local law association.  Nov 2018 - AdvocateDaily  

Bencher reform and the impact on regional representation

The LSO's call to reduce the number of its benchers could adversely affect regional representation while adding to already heavy committee workloads.  Nov 2018 - AdvocateDaily

A delicate dance: Marketing in the legal profession

The article, in which FOLA Chair Jaye Hooper is quoted, discusses concerns around litigators who advertise "free" services.  Oct 2018 - AdvocateDaily 

Hooper to chair FOLA's upcoming plenary session

Jaye Hooper, chair of FOLA, will chair the association’s plenary session, which takes place Nov. 7-9 in Waterloo.  Oct 18, 2018 - AdvocateDaily

Algoma District Law Association Oct Newsletter

ADLA's many activities for Access to Justice Week 2018:  Events, Important Info, and a Contest! Oct 2018 - Newsletter

10th Annual LCLA Mentoring Dinner

On Wednesday October 10, 2018, the Lincoln County Law Association hosted the 10th Annual Mentoring Dinner at Coppola’s Ristorante & Banquet Facility in St. Catharines.  Theme: ‘Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.’ 

Ontario Courthouse Libraries Association Oct 2018 Newsletter

OCLA's Oct Newsletter includes pictures, information on COLAL, a book review about Franz Kafka's "The Trial", and more! 

County of Carleton law library transformation offers lawyers modern facility

The first phase of the long-standing renovation of the CCLA's library was recently completed, giving it a new look, which includes a raised ceiling and spectacular light fixtures. Jaye Hooper quoted.     

Sept 2018 - AdvocateDaily

Northumberland Law Association Sept 2018 Newsletter