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  • Call for Criminal Lawyers’ Association “For The Defence” Co-editor

    The CLA is accepting applications for a co-Editor for our magazine, For The Defence. This opportunity is open to all CLA members. This is a voluntary role (with a very modest honoraria offered). The co-editor term is for two years with a renewal option. The co-editor will work with one of the current editors for […]

    Posted by John Chagnon in News on March 4th, 2019

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  • 2019 BENCHER ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS

    Voting has started. All eligible voters will receive voting instructions from the Law Society of Ontario (LSO). The deadline for voting is April 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. The CLA board has endorsed eleven lawyers for election as Benchers of the LSO. The CLA board conducted a detailed survey and screening process to ensure […]

    Posted by John Chagnon in News on March 14th, 2019

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  • Remote Defence Access Service (RDA) – Toronto South Detention Centre

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    Posted by John Chagnon in News on February 25th, 2019

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  • 2019 CLA Mentorship program – now accepting interested mentors and mentees

    CLA members only! Application deadline is March 15, 2019 For the period of April 1 – November 30, 2019, recent calls (new to 5 years) will be paired with seasoned CLA members. Mentors will be assigned or matched up by the mentoring committee. During the mentorship period, mentors and mentees will meet, at minimum, for […]

    Posted by John Chagnon in News on February 16th, 2019

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  • The Mark J. Sandler Professional Development Bursary for Recent Calls to attend the 2019 Women in Criminal Law Conference

    SUBMIT BY FEBRUARY 28! As a result of the the Mark J. Sandler Professional Development Bursary for Recent Calls, the CLA is able to assist up to four full/active members with travel/hotel expenses to attend the upcoming Women in Criminal Law Conference on April 6 in Collingwood. We will be offering up to four recent calls a $500 […]

    Posted by John Chagnon in News on February 1st, 2019

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  • Call for Nominations – 2019 G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal

    Who do you think is deserving of the 2019 G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal? It’s easy, confidential and free to nominate! Annually the association presents the G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal for outstanding contribution to criminal justice. G. Arthur Martin was Canada’s greatest criminal advocate before he became a leading jurist with the Ontario Court of […]

    Posted by CLA admin in News on January 21st, 2019

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  • January is Membership Month at the Criminal Lawyers’ Association

    During the month of January, any active member of CLA that refers a new active member will be entered into a draw for one of three prizes: Grand Prize: FREE membership renewal for 2019 & FREE 2019 Fall Conference registration (being held November 15-16) FREE 2019 Fall Conference registration (being held November 15-16) FREE 2019 Spring Conference registration (being held June 8) […]

    Posted by CLA admin in News on December 20th, 2018

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  • CLA Recent Call Bursary Request – Submit by September 15

    The CLA will be launching its 4th Annual Recent Call Conference in early September. Details: Date and Time: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Double Tree by Hilton, Mandarin Room, 108 Chestnut St, Toronto (in person only) Recent Call Conference Registration Fees (includes HST): $22.60: CLA members called to the bar […]

    Posted by CLA admin in News on August 20th, 2018

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  • CRIMINAL LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATION AWARDS G. ARTHUR MARTIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE MEDAL FOR 2018 TO JOHN M. ROSEN

    Toronto, ON, July 31, 2018 – The Criminal Lawyers Association (CLA) has awarded the prestigious G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal to John M. Rosen, noted criminal defence counsel and founder of Rosen & Company, Barristers. The Martin Medal was struck in 1989 to honour Goldwyn Arthur Martin, a nationally prominent criminal lawyer and eminent […]

    Posted by CLA admin in News on July 31st, 2018

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  • Member of Parliament Marco Mendocino discusses concerns regarding Bill C75

    On Saturday, May 26, 2018, Member of Parliament Marco Mendocino spoke to attendees of the 2018 CLA Spring Conference about their concerns regarding Bill C75. To view this specific presentation, please go to http://lso.peachnewmedia.com/streaming/interface-v7.php?topic=280117&band=1&stream=1&id=&semid=126256&provider=487&custid=176529&static=1 To purchase the the entire 2018 CLA Spring Conference webcast, please go to http://criminallawyers.ca/events/2018-cla-spring-conference/

    Posted by CLA admin in News on June 6th, 2018

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