Welcome to the roster member resources page. This section provides information and updates for lawyers and legal professionals providing services to LAO clients. To manage certificates and invoices, submit documents to LAO or any other transaction, please visit the lawyer portal.
Lawyers are expected to familiarize themselves with the LASA, 2020 Policies and process changes affecting the work that they do.
Legal Aid Ontario is committed to accountability and transparency while continuously improving the delivery of legal aid services. LAO rules and policies provide guidance, limits and expectations and ensure high-quality services for our clients.
Application, intake, case management, and other forms for roster lawyers can be found in the forms library.
Resources for lawyers providing legal aid services on criminal, family or immigration and refugee law cases, working with individuals experiencing mental health or addiction issues, or with Aboriginal clients.
Duty Counsel Authorization Renewal
Under Legal Aid Ontario’s new minimum experience requirements for roster members, all duty counsel authorizations have a time limit of 24 months from the day it is approved. Read more about duty counsel authorization renewal process changes.