The Ontario Bar Association is a branch of the Canadian Bar Association, an organization of lawyers formed to provide support by the profession to the profession so that it may render better service to its members and the public. This is accomplished by both education and representation to government on topics of current concern.
The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) was founded in 1991 in response to an overwhelming need in Ontario for an organization of lawyers acting for plaintiffs. OTLA has over 1190 members and is comprised of plaintiffs' lawyers from all across Ontario.
Members of The Advocates' Society recognize that effective advocacy is important to their clients, the courts and the pursuit of justice. We’re concerned about issues affecting our profession and about the speedy resolution of every kind of dispute or legal issue. We’re always seeking to improve our skills and share what we've learned with others.
Association of French Speaking Jurists of Ontario (AJEFO)
The Law Society of Upper Canada governs legal services providers in the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals that meet high standards of learning, competence and professional conduct.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a national organization that was constituted in 1964 to promote respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties. Our work, which includes research, public education and advocacy aims to defend and ensure the protection and full exercise of those rights and liberties.