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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…

Complete your annual panel lawyer self‑report by March 31, 2020

Published January 31, 2020

Deadline extended to May 31, 2020 The annual self‑report for panel lawyers is now available in the Personal Info section of Legal Aid Online. You must complete your self‑report by March 31, 2020 to renew membership on legal aid panels, confirm ongoing compliance…

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…

LAO expands Family Case Management program in three‑year pilot

Published February 4, 2020

As of February 3, 2020, LAO’s Family Case Management program is expanding to include: family or domestic cases likely to cost more than $12,000, including fees and disbursements child protection cases likely to cost more than $8,000, including fees and disbursements This is in…


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