• 17th Annual Advocacy Conference

    November 30th, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Hamilton Convention Centre
    (1 Summers Lane, Hamilton)

    Read more

  • New Lawyers' Seminar

    September 7th, 2017
    10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Anthony Pepe Memorial Library
    45 Main Street East, Suite 500

    Read more

  • Income War Tax Act, 100th Anniversary Lunch

    September 20th, 2017
    12:00p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    John Sopinka Courthouse | Lawyers' Lounge
    (45 Main Street East, Hamilton, Suite 500)

    Read more

  • Emerging Issues in Real Estate Seminar

    November 2nd, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel | Grand Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

    Read more

  • Corporate Commercial Seminar

    October 12th, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel | Centre/East Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

    Read more

  • Looking for a Lawyer in Hamilton?

    Search our Membership Directory by:
    First & Last Name
    Area of Law
    LSUC Certified Specialist
    Language other than English

    Read more

  • Looking for a legal job in Hamilton?

    Search our Careers Page for:
    Jobs for Lawyers & Support Staff
    Seeking jobs for Lawyers & Support Staff
    Seeking jobs for Articling & Summer Students
    Seeking Volunteer Positions

    Read more

Latest HLA News

2017 Emilius Irving Award Recipient - Michael J. Winward

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017

Congratulations to Michael J. Winward, a partner at Mackesy Smye LLP, for being named the recipient of the 2017 Emilius Irving Award!  The award is named after the first president of the Hamilton Law Association.  The award will be presented to Michael at the Annual Dinner held on Thursday, March 30th at The Art Gallery of Hamilton. 

The purpose of our award is to honour a member of the Hamilton Law Association who has made an outstanding contribution towards furthering the goals of the Hamilton Law Association through participation in Association activities, service to the legal community, contributions to academia, CPD, or contributions to the community generally.

Contact

View All Job Opportunities
FOLA News

2017 Emilius Irving Award Recipient - Michael J. Winward

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017

Congratulations to Michael J. Winward, a partner at Mackesy Smye LLP, for being named the recipient of the 2017 Emilius Irving Award!  The award is named after the first president of the Hamilton Law Association.  The award will be presented to Michael at the Annual Dinner held on Thursday, March 30th at The Art Gallery of Hamilton. 

The purpose of our award is to honour a member of the Hamilton Law Association who has made an outstanding contribution towards furthering the goals of the Hamilton Law Association through participation in Association activities, service to the legal community, contributions to academia, CPD, or contributions to the community generally.

Contact

View All Job Opportunities

Message from the President

Welcome to August, also known as ‘happiness happens month.’ At the beginning of my practice, the Courts would be closed for the summer. We no longer experience this closure as the Askov and Jordan decisions make such lengthy breaks impossible. Having said that, I am hopeful that each of you can find some time to close your mind and/or practice during the dog days of summer to recharge the batteries, give your staff a refreshing break, and prepare for the ever-increasing pace of the practice after Labour Day....READ MORE


Robert Hooper, President 2017-2018

The Hamilton Law Association

The Association’s affairs are governed by trustees and officers who ensure that Association undertakings are within the mandate and in the best interests of our legal community. The many valued volunteers who are members of the numerous committees within the structure of the HLA strive to represent our membership consistently and effectively. The Anthony Pepe Memorial Law Library, operated within the scope of the HLA, is one of the largest law libraries in Ontario and houses over 30,000 volumes.

The Hamilton Law Association continues to strive to educate and support its membership in the practice of law as well as to advocate for their interests as lawyers...

The staff of the Hamilton Law Association (HLA) Library cannot provide legal advice or research to members of the public directly. The HLA Library is a private library for the use of its members, and members of the Law Society of Upper Canada only. For information on finding legal help in Ontario please try the Bora Laskin Law Library's Guide to Finding Legal Help in Ontario, or to search for a lawyer practising in the Hamilton area try the HLA Find a Lawyer page.

This Web site is not intended to provide legal advice. It is intended to supply general information to our members. The information contained and distributed on this site does not contain any legal opinions and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Hamilton Law Association.

Please send comments and suggestions to our Webmaster:

CONTACT:

Marica Piedigrossi, Executive Assistant & Social Media Coordinator

Tel: 905-522-1563
Fax: 905-572-1188
Email: mpiedigrossi@hamiltonlaw.on.ca

NoticeConnect 250x250_update (002)


 

Advertise Here
*NEW PRICING*

 
Are you looking for a new place to advertise your business? 
Why not advertise on the new and improved HLA Website?

DOWNLOAD the 2017 Online Advertising Information Package
Please contact Marica Piedigrossi at 
for more information.