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Library Closing Early on Thursday, September 21, 2023

Posted by Peel Law Association on 20 September 2023


The PLA Library will be closing early on
Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 2:00 PM
as staff will be off-site for our 2023 Judges' Night event.

Kindly note that staff will not be available to provide access to PLA Facilities.
If you need to return a book to the Library, you may do so using the book return box located by the intercom button.


Posted in:Library ClosureNews and Updates  

Next Week | The Role of Digital Forensics & Digital Evidence in Legal Proceedings

Posted by Peel Law Association on 20 September 2023

If you are having trouble viewing the image above, please click here for the .PDF version of the flyer.

Registration closes at 12:00 PM on September 27, 2023.

Posted in:PLA CPDsNews and Updates  

Next Week | Title Insurance - Residential vs. Commercial: What You Need to Know

Posted by Peel Law Association on 19 September 2023

If you are having trouble viewing the image above, please click here for the .PDF version of the flyer.

Registration closes at 4:00 PM on September 22, 2023.

Seating for this program is limited - please register as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

Posted in:PLA CPDsNews and Updates  

PLA Group registration 50% Discount - LSO's Intensive Child Protection Training Primer

Posted by Peel Law Association on 18 September 2023


We are pleased to announce that enough people have expressed an interest in taking part in the PLA's group registration for the LSO's Child Protection Training Primer 2023 to allow us to provide the 50% discount.

The program is scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 2023 & Friday, November 3, 2023 (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM). Here is the link to information about the program.

Registration is only available to 2023 PLA Members.

The registration fee is $166.68 for each individual.

Note: Each person registering will be charged a $10 PLA administrative fee.

(This group registration is for the LIVE WEBCAST)

If you are interested, please email us at library@plalawyers.ca and provide us with the following information:

  • Name (first and last)
  • Email address
  • Licensee number

Once we receive the required information, you will be sent an electronic invoice containing a link to submit your payment online.

Those who have previously expressed interest were sent an electronic invoice on September 11, 2023.

The deadline to register and submit your payment is by 4:00 PM on Friday, October 13, 2023.

Posted in:MembershipLSO CPDsPLA Group Registration  

Book Spotlight - Litigation and Administrative Advocacy: The Art and Science of Persuasion

Posted by Peel Law Association on 15 September 2023

Information provided on LexisNexis' website:

Litigation and Administrative Advocacy: The Art and Science of Persuasion is a collection of fourteen articles that cover every aspect of the trial and tribunal process - from examinations for discovery, opening statements, examination and cross-examination of witnesses, to closing statements and argument. This advocacy text is a building block of key and innovative advocacy tips and imparts to the reader the important science of storytelling, effective persuasion, and how to become a reliable narrator.

This resource will explore topics such as:

  • What Makes a Persuasive and Compelling Story;
  • Understanding How People Make Decisions;
  • Key Advocacy Tools for Discovery;
  • Using the Opening Statement to Persuade;
  • Framework for Applying Psychological/Behavioural Insights into ADR Practices;
  • Moral Redress: The Value of an Apology or an Explanation;
  • Effective Direct Examination;
  • Use and Admissibility of Expert Evidence;
  • The Science of Impeachment;
  • The Closing Address in the Context of a Trial or Administrative Hearing;
  • The Use of Documentary Evidence in a Digital Time;
  • Burdens of Proof and Moral Incrementalism; and
  • Much more

For more information about this resource, click here.

This item is available to PLA Members in good standing for sign-out. PLA Members can sign-out up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.

If you are interested in signing out resources from the library, submit a book request to PLA library staff!

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the link for the Membership Form and Fees. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

Posted in:Book SpotlightLibrary ServicesMembershipMember Benefits  
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