• 5th Annual Advocacy Skills Workshop

    February 1st, 2018
    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    7th Floor Jurors' Lounge
    John Sopinka Courthouse
    (45 Main Street East, Hamilton)

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  • 16th Annual Estates & Trusts Seminar

    February 8th, 2018
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - Grand Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton) 

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  • 13th Annual Commercial Litigation Seminar

    February 21st, 2018
    9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel - 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 & Support Staff
    Seeking jobs for Lawyers & 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:

Karen Cooper

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