The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) is seeking 20 Cantonese-speaking and 20 Punjabi-speaking “new Canadians” who live in the GTA to participate in focus groups. These focus groups will deal with their experiences engaging with the legal system. The Law Society is asking for help in providing possible names to TAG for these focus groups.
Call for Comment: LSO Governance
The Law Society’s Governance Task Force is conducting a review to ensure that the Law Society’s governance structure enables effective oversight for the Law Society as it fulfills its mandate and meets its accountabilities as a public interest regulator.
The Task Force would like to hear from lawyers, paralegals, stakeholders and the public about potential governance changes for the Law Society. If you are interested in submitting a comment, the forms are available online at http://www.lso.ca/governance-task-force/. Submissions, whether by online form or another method, are due on October 15, 2018.