Thursday, January 24, 2008

10th Law Society of Upper Canada Colloquium on Professionalism

The Law Society of Upper Canada will be holding its 10th colloquium on the legal profession in Ottawa on March 28, 2008.

Topics include:
  • Changes to the standards of professionalism in the legal profession
  • The ethical challenges of entrepreneurial lawyers, the significance of the Strother Decision and preventing process from undermining justice
  • Refashioning the economic model to prevent marginalization of women and minorities
  • The challenges to professionalism in the public sector
  • Leadership from the Academy and the Bar
  • Leadership from the judiciary

The daylong event features several speakers, including:
  • Chief Justice of Canada, the Honourable Beverley McLachlin
  • Chief Justice of Ontario, the Honourable Warren K. Winkler
  • Executive Director of the National Judicial Institute, the Honourable Justice Brian Lennox
  • Canadian Bar Association President Bernard Amyot
  • and many others
Papers from past colloquia are available on the website of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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