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Call for Nominations! 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by Peel Law Association on 27 January 2023


At the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Peel Law Association, the Board of Directors presented the PLA Lifetime Achievement Award to Marty Klein. It is the goal of the PLA Board of Directors to present the award annually at the Annual General Meeting dinner. Regretfully, the global pandemic disrupted our awards for the last few years. 

The PLA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the substantial contributions made to the practice of law and the local community by a past or present member of the Peel Law Association. The nominated individual will have held a minimum ten-year membership with the Peel Law Association. It is the Board’s intention to formally recognize members of our own legal community for their years of dedication and service. 

Please complete the following information and forward all relevant documentation directly to the PLA for the consideration of the Nominating Committee as provided below: 

  • Name of Nominee, address and telephone information 

  • Name of Nominator, telephone and e-mail address 

  • Name of Seconder, telephone and e-mail address 

  • State in writing the contributions made by the candidate describing their betterment to the practice of law and the well being of the local community for their efforts which may include the candidate’s CV, resume and/or biography including awards, journal articles, community involvement, etc.

  • Attach any other testimonial letters addressing the candidate’ s contributions. 

The deadline for accepting submissions is 4:30 pm on Friday, February 10, 2023. 

Sincerely on behalf of the Nominating Committee, 
Vanassa Richards-Thompson
President, Peel Law Association

Please remit to: Nominating Committee, c/o Peel Law Association, 
7755 Hurontario Street, Suite 160, 
Brampton, Ontario L6W 4T1 
(Fax) 905-451-3137 / (E) info@plalawyers.ca

Click here for a .pdf version of the above notice.


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2023 PLA Memberships

Posted by Peel Law Association on 26 January 2023


2022 PLA Membership expired on December 31, 2022
but PLA Benefits have been extended until January 31, 2023.

Renew your PLA Membership today to avoid a disruption of PLA Membership services!

Interested in joining the Peel Law Association?

Note: PLA Memberships are for a calendar year and will expire on December 31, 2023.


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POSTPONED! - PLA Winter Social

Posted by Peel Law Association on 25 January 2023



Due to weather conditions, PLA's Winter Social has been postponed to Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Same fantastic festivities - new date. We hope to see you there!



PLA Winter Social

We invite the Judiciary and counsel to join us as we celebrate the PLA's 75th Birthday!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Bring your business card - you could win free books!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023  |  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  |  PLA Lounge

(Click here to view flyer)


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Book Spotlight - E-Discovery and Information Governance in Canada

Posted by Peel Law Association on 24 January 2023


Check out this resource in the PLA Library!

E-Discovery and Information Governance in Canada,
4th Edition

by general editors: Susan Wortzman, Lauren Fishman

Published: September 27, 2022 by LexisNexis Canada


Chapter 1: The Canadian Experience
Chapter 2: Project Management and E-Discovery
Chapter 3: Proportionality
Chapter 4: Best Practices for E-Discovery Collaboration Between Counsel
Chapter 5: The Preservation of Digital Evidence
Chapter 6: Identifying, Collecting & Processing ESI
Chapter 7: Analyzing ESI – TAR, CAL, AI and Beyond
Chapter 8: Managed Review – Best Practices
Chapter 9: Privilege and E-Discovery
Chapter 10: The Costs of E-Discovery
Chapter 11: Organizational Data Privacy in Canada
Chapter 12: Information Governance – The Risks and Rewards

To learn more 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.


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Reminder of Upcoming PLA CPD - Putting on the Red Sash

Posted by Peel Law Association on 23 January 2023




 Wednesday, February 15, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Online session with Zoom

Learn more about what takes place on the other side of the Bench!

SPEAKERS:   Justice Ranjan K. Agarwal, SCJ
 Justice Charles C. Chang, SCJ
 Justice Caroline Kim, OCJ

For more information, click here to view the flyer.

Click here to register online now!


Posted in:PLA CPDs  

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