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TLA publishes a variety of communications to keep our members current.

The TLA Update

A weekly e-newsletter, distributed to members and Friends of the TLA. It’s our blast to you featuring important updates from the government, Courts, legislation and the legal community at large. We include our upcoming TLA events - education, social events and training.

TLA Weekly Verdict

A weekly e-digest of curated legal articles from across the country, delivered right to your inbox. Exclusive to TLA members.

TLA Newsstand

Powered by Lexology, a biweekly newsfeed tailored to your practice area.  Exclusive to TLA members.

Toronto Law Journal

The TLJ is a juried monthly publication from the TLA, focused on providing practical updates on developments in the law. Each publication contains four concise, well-researched articles designed for busy legal practitioners. The Journal is circulated to the TLA’s membership and then made available on our website.  Journal articles are also indexed in the Index to Canadian Legal Literature.

  The Current Journal   Archived Journal Issues

Authors are encouraged to submit articles of between 800 and 1,500 words, with footnote citations to the Journal. Articles can be submitted by email to the Editor-in-Chief, David Rankin (


TLA honours justice and lawyer during awards gala

A Supreme Court justice and a lawyer renowned for her commitment to youth in the criminal justice system have been honoured at the Toronto Lawyers Association(TLA) Awards Gala, says executive director Joan Rataic-Lang. Read more

TLA helps lawyers of all ages develop better research skills

Young lawyers have the most to gain from the Toronto Lawyers Association’s (TLA) practical approach to teaching legal research skills, its executive director Joan Rataic-Lang tells Read more

TLA collaborating with the NCA Network

A new collaboration between the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) and the NCA Network promises to bring together a legal community of diverse backgrounds, and educational experiences, says TLA executive director Joan Rataic-Lang. Read more

TLA intervenes in appeal over Superior Court wills decision

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) is looking forward to an appeal decision that will provide clarity for the Ontario bar and the association's hundreds of members who practice in the estates and trusts area, says executive director Joan Rataic-Lang. Read more

 In-person networking one of the many benefits of TLA membership

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) reminds members of the benefits of real-world networking in a digital era, its executive director Joan Rataic-Lang tells Read more

TLA urges provincial government to save Pro Bono Ontario

The provincial government must step in to save the vital cost-saving Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) program for self-represented litigants, Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) President Dirk Derstine, tells Read more

 Pro Bono Law Ontario closing Law Help Centres

TORONTO — The Toronto Lawyers Association is deeply concerned by recent news that Pro Bono Law Ontario will be closing its Law Help Centres in both Toronto and Ottawa and encourages the Ontario government to assist with the stable funding needs of the program. Read more

 Campion's TLA certificate teaches litigators to broaden their legal minds

In a time of increasing specialization in the legal profession, Toronto barrister John Campion wants civil litigators to think bigRead more

Fifth Billiards with the Bar fundraiser: Lawyers Feed the Hungry marks 20 years

Fun, food and fundraising make for the perfect combination at the annual Billiards with the Bar charity event, former Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) president Joseph Neuberger tells Read more


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