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The Ontario Paralegal Association is the largest professional association of licensed paralegals in Ontario. Our members work tirelessly in their careers to provide legal representation for Ontarians and improved access to justice.
a resolution that the Ontario Paralegal Association will request leave to intervene
(intervenor status) in the proceedings before the Superior Court of Justice in a matter related
to Paralegal's scope of practice in immigration law as the outcome in the matter has
broad implications on our profession.
Provincial Offences Court Practice: Oral and Written Advocacy
Designed for the more experienced POA practitioner, over the course of six modules, this certificate will elevate your written and oral advocacy skills. Guided by expert facilitators consisting of prosecutors, defence counsel and Justices of the Peace, the program focuses on learn-by-doing workshops where you will get individualized feedback, and participate in small-group discussions and exercises.
Amendments to Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of the Small Claims Court
Ministry of the Attorney General
On November 15, 2022, two regulations were filed to amend the court rules and forms for civil and Small Claims Court proceedings.
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The OPA is pleased to announce that it has contracted the services of Sharada Narain, CPA to provide guidance to the OPA and its Paralegal members on the maintenance of books and records to insure compliance with the requirements of Law Society of Ontario.
See Sharada's recent and very essential CPD on Books and Records and compliance with the LSO standards and requirements.
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Amendments to Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of the Small Claims Court (O. Reg. 520/22 and O. Reg. 521/22)
This article has been curated from the recent LSO newsletter. Assessment Instructions Law Society Awards To ensure consistency in
amendment to the Rules of Civil Procedure. On April 6, 2021, a regulation was filed to amend court rules
Kathleen Cooper is the recipient of the 2021 William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award. Licensed in 2012, Kathleen Cooper is a senior