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2019 panel lawyer self-report deadline extended again

Published May 25, 2020

While we encourage you to file your self-report as soon as you are able, we recognize that you may still be having difficulty getting the information you need to complete it due to COVID‑19. As a result, we’ve again extended the filing deadline to a yet to be determined date…

2019 panel lawyer self-report deadline extended to May 31, 2020

Published April 3, 2020

We recognize that you may be having difficulty getting the information you need to complete your 2019 lawyer self‑report due to the current situation with respect to COVID‑19. As a result, we have extended the deadline for you to file report to May 31, 2020. If…

COVID-19 Expanded detention review hearing representation services

Published March 25, 2020

In recognition of the high risk that detained clients may face from the COVID-19 pandemic, our refugee law offices are giving priority to legal services for clients in immigration detention. Staff counsel in Toronto and Hamilton are available to provide detention review hearing…

COVID-19: Ongoing list of supports for lawyers

Published April 3, 2020

As part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, LAO is working to offer more business support and information to service providers. Please bookmark this page and check back often to see what additional supports have been created to help you. Billings and payments…

COVID‑19: Update from Legal Aid Ontario and message to lawyers

Published March 26, 2020

As part of our ongoing response to the COVID‑19 pandemic, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is working to offer more business support and information to lawyers. We are committed to instituting interim business solutions, and are eager to work with you while cooperating with the…


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