YORK REGION LAW ASSOCIATION

The York Region Law Association is a community focused professional organization of lawyers.

Using funds derived from membership fees and various grants, it operates and maintains the Law Association and Library, which is located at the Newmarket Courthouse.

The Association maintains standing committees which are mandated to regularly address concerns specific to the practice of law within the Region. These committees are in regular communication with the different levels of court as well as other offices and organizations.

The YRLA also organizes continuing legal education sessions and regular social functions, as well as informational and educational meetings.


MEMBERSHIP

Why become a YRLA Member?
  • 24 hour access to the library
  • Borrowing for office use
  • Lexis Advance Quicklaw and WestlawNext Canada access
  • Inclusion in the YRLA membership directory on our website
  • Distribution by email of professional notices, other YRLA notices and invitations
  • Reduced-rate CPDs + in-house Lunch & Learns

INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC

The YRLA cannot recommend a lawyer or provide legal advice or research assistance to the public. Click here for some resources which may be of help to you. Updated 6/6/19.


Upcoming events

DAILY COURT LISTS

Updated daily at 4:30 pm M-F.

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FIND A LAWYER

Need legal help? Click below for our member directory.
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WILL SEARCH

Please click here for the list


Website search

Upcoming events

    • 18 Nov 2019
    • 6 Dec 2019
    • Newmarket Courthouse

    The York Region Law Association does not have information on trial dates. Please contact the Trial Coordinator at 905-853-4823.

    • 26 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Lawyers Lounge
    • 41
    Register


    York Region Law Association 

    Presents:

    Domestic Violence

    Community Treatment Court

    Lunch & Learn

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    Lawyers Lounge 3rd floor at 1:00 - 2:15 pm

    Lunch is Available

    Speaker:

    Jeanaha Kim and Caitlin Pakosh, Assistant Crown Attorney, York Region

    Natalie St. John and Nadia Mirza, Canadian Mental Health Association

    Vikki Harris, Addiction Services for York Region


    YRLA Members / Social Service Agency Staff:

    $15.00 per person (HST incl)

    Non-Member Lawyers: $35 per person (HST incl)

    *Registration priority is given to YRLA members. You will be placed on a wait list and notified if space available. 

     You will receive credit for 1 hour Substantive
    Please note:  Payment is required if registered (including non-attendance)


    • 27 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Lawyers Lounge
    • 38
    Register



    The York Region Law Association

    Criminal Law Committee

     Presents:

    Bill C-75

    Lunch & Learn

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    Lawyers Lounge 3rd floor at 1:00 - 2:15 pm

    Lunch is Available

    Speaker:

    Carmen Elmasry,

    Counsel to the ADAG

    Attorney General, Criminal Law Division


    Member: $15.00 per person (HST incl)

    *Non-member: $35.00 (HST incl)

    *Registration priority is given to YRLA members.  You will be placed on a wait list and notified if space available. 

     You will receive credit for 1 hour Substantive
    Please note:  Payment is required if registered (including non-attendance)


    • 28 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Lawyers Lounge


    • 2 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Lawyers Lounge, Home or office
    Register


    The Six-Minute Family Law Lawyer 2019 

    3 h Substantive  30 m Professionalism

    $140.00 (HST included)


    Light breakfast provided.

    Watch live December 2nd, 2019 in the Lounge, at your home or office

    or at any time afterwards.

    MEMBERS ONLY

    More Information 

    • 7 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Lawyers Lounge, Home or Office
    • 41
    Register


    Impaired and "Over 80" 2019

    Saturday, December 7, 2019

    8:30 am - 12:30 pm


    Watch live December 7th, 2019 in the Lounge, at your home or office

    or at any time afterwards.

    Light Breakfast Included

    Participants will receive 3 hr Substantive, 30 min Professionalism CPD

    Members Only

    More information

    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 159 York Blvd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3B4
    • 27
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