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FOLA urges Provincial Government to de-politicize and return independence to Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee

Premier Ford’s comments at a news conference this morning, doubling-down on the position that judges…

Feb 23, 2024 Media Release

FOLA: Courts must exercise significant care and restraint citing lawyers in contempt

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is encouraged that local criminal lawyer Genevieve Eliany’s…

Jan 23, 2024 Media Release

FOLA appoints Ian Hu as Director of Policy and Advocacy

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian…

Jan 15, 2024 Media Release

Law Society annual meeting adopts FOLA motion calling for new efforts to bring lawyers and paralegals to under-served communities

At the May 10, 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO),…

May 12, 2023 Media Release

FOLA motion calls for new efforts to bring lawyers to under-served communities

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has moved a motion at the annual meeting…

May 3, 2023 Media Release

FOLA reacts to Law Society bencher election results

The following statement can be attributed to Douglas W. Judson, Chair of the Federation of…

May 1, 2023 Media Release

FOLA responds to the 2023 provincial budget

The Ontario government released its 2023 budget today. The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA)…

Mar 23, 2023 Media Release

FOLA clarifies FullStop campaign statements on courthouse libraries

The following statement may be attributed to the board of directors of the Federation of…

Mar 15, 2023 Media Release

FOLA reacts to LSO approval of the FLSP license

Today the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) made the following statement: “FOLA is pleased…

Feb 22, 2022 Media Release