• 17th Annual Advocacy Conference

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

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  • New HLA President Acclaimed

    Congratulations to Robert Hooper
    the 75th President of The 
    Hamilton Law Association. 

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • Looking for a Lawyer in Hamilton?

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

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  • Looking for a legal job in Hamilton?

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

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Membership Benefits

WHY BE A MEMBER OF THE HAMILTON LAW ASSOCIATION?

The Hamilton Law Association exists to enable its members to become successful, respected and fulfilled in their profession.

HLA Facilities at the John Sopinka Courthouse

Below are some photographs of the HLA Library and facilities available for use by our members and visiting lawyers.

Continuing Professional Development Programs

Members receive reduced rates to attend the approximately 32-36 CPD programs per year including:

  • Advocacy Conference
  • Commercial Litigation Seminar
  • Corporate Commercial Law Seminar
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Estates & Trusts Seminar
  • Joint Insurance Seminar
  • New Lawyers' Seminar
  • Real Estate Seminar

Publications

  • Subscription to the HLA Journal
  • Complimentary copy of the HLA Members' Directory

Demonstrative Aids

Members may borrow for court at no charge:

  • data/video projector
  • ELMO document camera
  • overhead projector
  • TV / DVD
  • TV / VCR
  • CD Player
  • podium
  • easel / flipchart
  • x-ray viewer
  • skeleton
  • anatomical charts
  • spine
  • two portable projector screens (large and small)

Library Services

  • Access to the HLA Anthony Pepe Memorial Law Library (24 hours per day, 7 days per week)
  • Library services such as legal reference, computer-assisted research, photocopying, printing, and fax service
  • Free access to LexisNexis Quicklaw
  • Internet access (including wireless internet)

Lobbying

  • HLA Trustees and Officers lobby and network to represent the membership and local bar.

Other

  • Access to the HLA's Lending Library (fiction & non-fiction titles)
  • Invitation to our Annual Dinner
  • Invitation to our Members' Appreciation Lunch
  • Posting of members' contact information in the Find A Lawyer feature on our website
  • Several categories to make HLA membership accessible
  • Access to Hamilton's rich legal history through the online Memory Book

For more information, please contact:

Caleb Cook

ccook@hamiltonlaw.on.ca 
Phone: 905-522-1563
Fax: 905-572-1188