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In memory of the Hon. Sydney Lewis Robins

January 14, 2014

The Hon. Sydney Lewis Robins passed away Friday, January 10, at age 90.  When LFO was founded in 1974, Sydney Robins served as the first Chair of our Board of…

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Job Posting: Program Coordinator

January 14, 2014

The LFO needs a full-time Program Coordinator who will be an essential team member in the administration of the LFO’s programs, particularly grant related activities. The LFO offers competitive compensation, including benefits, and a collegial working environment. The deadline to submit your resumé and cover letter is 5:00 pm on Friday, January 31, 2014. See the job posting for the position description and application instructions.

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Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution established at Osgoode Hall Law School

November 29, 2013

Osgoode Hall Law School at York University has formally approved the establishment of The Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution. It will be the only centre of its kind in Canada focused on pursuing new ideas, practices, research and innovation in dispute resolution.

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In memory of Madam Justice Joan Lax

November 13, 2013

Madam Justice Joan Lax, of the Ontario Superior Court, passed away suddenly on November 4, 2013. Justice Lax had been a long-time friend of the Foundation and she served as…

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Philippe Kirsch Institute inaugural CPD sessions offered in Toronto and Montreal

October 10, 2013

The Kirsch Institute is a new social enterprise offering specialized professional development programming of the highest calibre.

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American College of Trial Lawyers invites nominations for the 2014 Emil Gumpert Award

September 17, 2013

A monetary prize is attached to the award, which recognizes new programs that improve the administration of justice. Applications and nominations for the award are due by October 15, 2013….

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Lakehead University Faculty of Law opens in Thunder Bay

September 4, 2013

The new Faculty of Law at Lakehead University is the first law school to open in Ontario in 44 years. The school will enhance access to justice in Northern Ontario…

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Announcing a new, free database of professionalism resources for lawyers

August 5, 2013

The Centre for the Legal Profession and the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism are delighted to announce the official launch of the Shared Resources Initiative. The Initiative…

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Animal Justice Launches Online Library

July 29, 2013

Animal Justice Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new online Animal Law Library, made possible with the support of the Law Foundation of Ontario.

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The LFO is hiring: Manager, Accounting and Administration

July 29, 2013

The LFO seeks a hands on Manager, Accounting and Administration who will be responsible for overseeing all accounting functions, ensuring timely financial reporting, budgeting and payroll.

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