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Toronto Lawyers Association welcomes more input with new AG

August 20, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sandra Porter
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A meeting with Ontario’s new Attorney General Caroline Mulroney, early in her term has leaders of the Toronto Lawyers Association confident the new government will listen to concerns of the legal profession more than the previous administration did, says TLA vice-president Margaret Waddell.

When the new provincial government announced an unusual summer sitting of the Ontario Legislature, the TLA invited Mulroney to meet with its executives, not really expecting it to happen until the fall, says Waddell.

But “much to our surprise she accepted and made herself available right away, which was delightful, and she brought three of her senior executives,” says Waddell, a partner with Waddell Phillips Professional Corporation.

The July meeting was a get-to-know-you session since Mulroney was new to the post and hadn’t practised law in Toronto, Waddell tells AdvocateDaily.com.

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