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

Feb 13, 2015   News Release: The Honourable Irwin Cotler receives Law Society of Upper Canada’s first Human Rights Award 
The Law Society of Upper Canada presented its inaugural Human Rights Award to The Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC, OC, MP, at a ceremony in Toronto on February 12, 2015.

Jan 30, 2015   News Release: Study offers new insights to career paths in private practice of law 
Results of a study commissioned by the Law Society show that most new lawyers who begin their careers in private practice no longer follow the traditional career path that leads to partnership within a single law firm.

Jan 12, 2015   News Release: Law Society launches open houses to discuss challenges faced by racialized licensees 
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusiveness in Ontario’s legal profession, The Law Society of Upper Canada is launching a series of public consultation meetings throughout the province this winter to gain personal feedback from legal professionals and others.

Dec 8, 2014   News Release: Law Society recognized as GTA top employer for ninth time 
The Law Society has been recognized as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employers for the ninth year in a row.