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Register for block fee training sessions now

Posted on: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) introduced the second phase of the criminal block fee pilot on May 30, 2011, bringing with it important changes to billing policies and the Legal Aid Online system.

To help you understand the details of these changes, and as a refresher on LAO billing processes, we are offering live, web-based and in-person training sessions for criminal lawyers and their staff.

These sessions will include:

  • Information on block fee certificate issuance, and amendment policies and processes
  • Explanation of block fee billing rules
  • A demonstration of the new Legal Aid Online billing interface
  • An opportunity to have your process questions answered by LAO’s in-house experts

Training session dates

  • Tuesday, January 17 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 7 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 28 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 13 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 3 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 24 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

* Training sessions are available in English only

To register

To register follow this link: When you register for the webinar, you will be given a link and teleconference login information. Please follow the instructions included with this link to test your web browser, and ensure compatibility with our hosting system. We highly suggest doing this at least 20 minutes before the session.

If you have any questions, please contact: General-Learning@LAO