The Hamilton Law Association

Court Info & Forms

*New* Commencing Tuesday, January 9, 2024, Zoom links for regular civil motions lists, held Tuesday and Thursdays, will be found within the docket. Links to the dockets will be located below under Civil Motion List and will be updated each Tuesday and Thursday. 

2024 Calendars of Courts

Superior & Ontario Court of Justice Lists | John Sopinka

Daily Court Information Now Available Online - http://www.ontariocourtdates.ca/

All Court Schedules

Hamilton Superior Court of Justice - John Sopinka Courthouse

Civil Motions List

Tuesday & Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Zoom Links can be found within the docket below:

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Thursday, June 13th, 2024 


Trial Sittings

    The Civil Sittings for 2024 are as follows:

    February 5, 2024 (4 weeks) – with trial readiness court January 29, 2024 at 10 a.m.

    May 13, 2024 (3 weeks) – with trial readiness court May 6, 2024 at 10 a.m.

    September 3, 2024 (4 weeks) – with trial readiness court August 26, 2024 at 10 a.m.

    November 12, 2024 (3 weeks) – with trial readiness court November 4, 2024 at 10 a.m.

    Note: Counsel are required to attend speak to court unless a **Consent for Trial Readiness  Form is completed and signed by all parties

    Long Trials (over 15 days) are:

    • March 18, 2024
    • October 7, 2024

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    The Civil Sitting for 2025 are as follows: 

    April 7, 2025 (4 weeks) – with trial readiness court March 31, 2025 at 10 a.m.

    September 8, 2025 (4 weeks) – with trial readiness court August 25, 2025 at 10 a.m.

    November 17, 2025 (4 weeks) – with trial readiness court November 10, 2025 at 10 a.m.

    Note: Counsel are required to attend trial readiness court

    Long Trials (over 15 days) are:
    • March 17, 2025
    • October 6, 2025

    2024 Trial Scheduling (Assignment Court) Dates

    CIVIL - All dates have a 10:00 a.m. start time:                                           

    Zoom Link:

    SCJvirtual CourtroomHamilton567

    Topic: Civil Trial Scheduling/Trial Readiness

    https://ca01web.zoom.us/j/64124547837?pwd=SlMxYzNxaDZ3QzZTUmtyWW13YW1EZz09

    Meeting ID: 641 2454 7837
    Passcode: 376385
    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free
    Meeting ID: 641 2454 7837
    Passcode: 376385

    2024 Criminal Assignment Court Dates

    *Criminal at 9:30 a.m. in person/zoom & 11 am by designation (Fridays) - by zoom  

    Zoom Link: 

    SCJvirtual CourtroomHamilton568

    Topic: Criminal Assignment Court

    https://ca01web.zoom.us/j/68069946381?pwd=bzhYdW5pOGswckR5bjdXWWFndENDQT09

    Meeting ID: 680 6994 6381
    855 703 8985 Canada Toll-free
    Meeting ID: 680 6994 6381
    Passcode: 968397

    January 10, 2024 | Revised Notice to The Profession - Criminal Matters: Mandatory Trial Readiness Court - Click link HERE

    Federal and Provincial Courts


    Forms

    Central South Region Forms:

    Please contact hla@hamiltonlaw.on.ca if you have any issues with downloading any of the forms. 

    Please NoteEffective January 1, 2024, Litigation Counsel on file are required to attend Civil Trial Readiness (speak-to) Court to confirm the status of the trial with updated time estimates. Appearances will be conducted virtually by ZOOM.

    Exception: If the action is settled or counsel have an order adjourning the matter, counsel should inform the Sopinka Trial Coordinator no later than three (3) days prior to the Trial Readiness Court date. Counsel need not attend the Trial Readiness Court.

      Note:  Forms 1A and 2A are no longer required as pre-trials are mandatory in all matters.

      MINISTRY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
      JSO RESOURCES

      Following FOLA’s JSO Feedback Sessions with MAG, the OCJ, and the SCJ, the following resources have been provided for your reference:

      MAG’s guides on online filing: 

      For questions about online filing, MAG’s Contact Centre for Online Services:

      o By phone:

      • 1-800-980-4962 or 647-438-0403

      o By email:

      The Hamilton Law Association 

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