Media Room

Welcome to the Law Society of Upper Canada's media room.

Media contacts  

Communications Advisor  Susan Tonkin (416)947-7605  
Communications Advisor  Denise McCourtie   (416)947-3362



Recent News Releases

Jan 18, 2017   News Release: Ontario Justice Partners Launch New Steps to Justice Website: A First of its Kind in the Province 
Site provides comprehensive and reliable information on everyday legal problems related to family, housing, employment and other areas of law.

Dec 19, 2016   News Release: Law Society builds roster for new Coach and Advisor Network 
The Law Society of Upper Canada is calling on Ontario lawyers and paralegals interested in becoming volunteer coaches and advisors to apply to its new Coach and Advisor Network (CAN).

Dec 12, 2016   News Release: Law Society named GTA Top Employer for 11th consecutive year 
The Law Society of Upper Canada has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2017. This is the 11th year in a row that the legal regulator has received this prestigious honour.

Dec 2, 2016   News Release: Law Society’s governing body adopts strategies to end systemic racism in legal professions 

The Law Society’s governing body approved the final report by the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group. It contains 13 robust recommendations designed to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.

Nov 24, 2016   News Release: Law Society announces 2016 Human Rights Award honorees 
Dr. Cindy Blackstock and Waleed Abu al-Khair recognized for their extensive contributions to human rights