The Hamilton Law Association

The Hamilton Law Association exists to enable its members to become successful, respected and fulfilled in their profession.

The Hamilton Law Association is excited to present our next Smart Legal Staff Program titled "Working on a Corporate Re-organization File". This program is open to support staff only. This program is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24th at 12:00p.m. in the 5th Floor Boardroom of the John Sopinka Courthouse. Topics of discussion include organizing your file(s), preparing a contact list, complex share provisions, reporting and billing, and more. Contact Karen Cooper at 905-522-1563 or

Join us on Thursday, October 12th for our Corporate Commercial Law Seminar at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - Centre/East Ballroom (116 King Street West) from 9:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.! This seminar is eligible for 3.0 Substantive Hours and 1 Professionalism Hour. The seminar is perfect for getting your mandatory CPD hours so contact Rebecca Lane at 905-522-1563 or to register today!

The Hamilton Law Association presents its next Lexis Advanced Quicklaw and Lexis Practice Advisor training session on Monday, October 16th from 12:00p.m. to 1:30p.m. in the back of the Anthony Pepe Memorial Library. Come brush up on the new platform of Quicklaw and learn about the HLA's newest electronic resource Practice Advisor, which provides high quality practical legal advice and practice management tools! Enjoy a free pizza lunch! This program is eligible for 1.5 Substantive hours. For more information or to register for this program, please contact Library Technician Karen Cooper at 905-522-1563 or

On behalf of the Commercial Litigation practice group, Michael Bordin, David Thompson & Eric Nanayakkara invite all members and friends of the Hamilton Bar to join with old friends and make new ones at our annual Commercial Litigation practice group dinner. Join them on Thursday, October 5th at Nique Restaurant (30 Vine St. at James Street North, Hamilton) for drinks and dinner at 5:30 p.m. The evening will be hosted by Asif Lasani. Please RSVP by September 25th to Rebecca Lane

Register for our next CPD Roundtable Session titled "E-Filing Systems" scheduled for Tuesday, September 19th at 12:15p.m. in the 7th Floor Juror's Lounge of the John Sopinka Courthouse. Join speaker Christopher Johns of the Ministry of Attorney General's Innovation Office as he outlines new e-filing systems in Hamilton for court documents. This program is eligible for 1.25 Substantive hours. Contact Karen Cooper at 905-522-1563 or to register today!

Join the St. Thomas More Lawyers' Guild at their 60th Annual Red Mass celebration on Wednesday, September 6th 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral 146 Park Street North, Hamilton (corner of Park Street and Mulberry).
Breakfast is to follow at LoPresti's on Maxwell 165 Jackson Street East, Hamilton. The Breakfast guest speaker is Daniel Santoro, Counsel for 'Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms.'

CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION before Sept. 1, 2017 with Treasurer Mr. Sam Garcea, 69 John St. S., Suite 340, Hamilton, Ont. L8N 2B9 Ph: 905-529-9999 Fax: 905-529-1160.

The Law Society of Upper Canada

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of the legal system at the Opening of the Courts ceremony in the Toronto Court House on September 12th.

Join the Hamilton Law Association for its upcoming Seminar dedicated to new calls, articling students and lawyers new to Hamilton! Our annual New Lawyers' Seminar is scheduled for Thursday, September 7th beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Anthony Pepe Memorial Library in the John Sopinka Courthouse. This program is eligible for 4.25 Substantive and 1.25 Professionalism hours! Don't miss out! For more information or to RSVP, please contact Rebecca Lane at or 905-522-1563.

The August edition of the Hamilton Law Association Journal is now available online!

The HLA library now offers access to print and digital editions of Law Times!

From their website: “Launched in 1980, Law Times newspaper, a Thomson Reuters business, is published 40 times a year in print and every Monday online, providing the latest news, analysis, and other developments in Ontario’s legal scene. Each issue includes three must-read sections: news analysis and commentary, focus sections that look into specific practice areas, and caselaw, the previously unreported decisions from all levels of court.”

Access to digital issues is available via a desktop link on all member computers in the Anthony Pepe Memorial Library!

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Hamilton, ON
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