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Unconscious Bias in Litigation

In this transformative age when actions against unconscious bias and social injustice have swiftly gathered momentum, we bring you an enlightening Q & A on what this means for us as people, as a profession, and as propellers for change.

2SLGBTQ+ Creating Positive Space

Have you considered any proactive ways to include and support the 2SLGBTQ+ community in areas where you have influence and authority?

Personal Injury Update

Our first content highlight of 2021 comes fresh from the MLA Personal Injury Update. In this video you'll get multiple useful and insightful briefings on the following topics...

Supreme Court of Canada 2020 Case Trends

As we wrap up the year, it's time to take a look back at what's been happening at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2020.

What has Changed in the Courts in 2020: Technology in the court; Future of Advocacy

It's been a year! This week we are rounding up how the courts have changed in 2020 with some excellent content from the MLA Straight From the Bench virtual conference.

Estate Practice in the 21st Century: How has COVID Nudged Us Forward?

It's always useful to learn how our colleagues have faced up to challenges and made changes to their practices to keep up with a continuously evolving landscape.

Masters' Motions for Licensing Candidates and Recent Calls

In this TLA video you'll get the inside scoop from Masters before whom you might appear. This webinar is essential viewing for Licensing Candidates, recent calls and others who are new to arguing Masters' Motions.

Construction Law's New Era of Adjudication

The Construction Act’s new provisions have been in force for one full year. Adjudication is gaining momentum as a fast-track dispute resolution mechanism for construction disputes in Ontario. Watch this TLA Video to review the Act’s key updates and review Ontario’s first year of adjudication from the perspectives of both adjudicator and counsel.

Digest: Employment and Tax Law Update

The MLA regularly holds a Business Breakfast in which experts are invited to the table to give an overview of the latest updates across a number of topics.

7 Strategies to Make Your Emails User-Friendly!

Whether you are writing to your clients or your colleagues, it is guaranteed that they are juggling emails, instant messages, and social media. Therefore, your readers will prefer to receive correspondence that is easy for them to review.

We're All in this Together!

A recent LexisNexis study found that 67% of legal professionals in Canada are experiencing significant changes to their primary area of practice due to COVID-19. As a result, some lawyers are looking to expand into new practice areas.

How do Small Claims Court Increases Affect You?

As of January 1, 2020, the Small Claims court jurisdiction increased from $25,000 to $35,000. Given this substantial increase, it is important for lawyers, paralegals and students to be effective in this court.

Critical New Developments in Employment Law

The past year had already witnessed significant changes in employment law. Then COVID-19 hit and the world, and workplaces, were suddenly and dramatically transformed. Learn about these many changes from TLA's diverse panel of practitioners.

Advice for Trial Lawyers from the Appeal’s Perspective

Are you an experienced trial lawyer who wants to take steps to improve your client’s position on a possible appeal? Are you new to trial work and would like to know what you can do to protect the record? Would you like some tips and tricks for success on what might be your first appeal?

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