Paul B. Schabas has been elected to lead The Law Society of Upper Canada as its 66th
Treasurer. The Treasurer is the top-elected official of the Law Society, which regulates Ontario's lawyers and paralegals in the public interest. Treasurer Schabas succeeds former Treasurer Janet E. Minor.
"It's an extraordinary privilege to lead the Law Society," said Schabas. "The legal profession and our justice system face great challenges in a changing legal landscape. I'm looking forward to meeting those challenges. The Law Society has a critical role to play in bringing about change to ensure that competent and appropriate legal services are accessible, and that the legal professions are inclusive, supported, and have the confidence of the public. I look forward to working collaboratively with my fellow benchers and with others in the justice system to further these goals."
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