Generate new business for your law firm with referrals from other lawyers. Build your personal network and find potential referral sources by attending legal events and meeting other lawyers in-person.
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Below is a list of some networking opportunities coming up for March/April (and a couple in May) (while most CLE/CPD events contain some element of networking, our list focuses on networking-only or mainly social events):
MARCH 7, 2019 – OTTAWA – County of Carleton Law Association – Annual General Meeting & Awards Banquet. The Shaw Centre. 5:30pm-9:30pm. Single ticket: $123.89 +HST. Table of 10: $1238.94 + HST.
MARCH 21, 2019 – TORONTO - Toronto Lawyers Association / NCA Network – Launch Event at the TLA Lawyers Lounge, 361 University Ave. 5:30pm-7:30pm. NCA Network is a networking group for internationally educated lawyers and students. $20.00 and you must pre-register.
MARCH 21, 2019 – TORONTO - The Advocates’ Society – The Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (Lawyers in their first 10 years of practice) – Trivia Challenge for Charity in support of TAS Gives Back at Hot House Restaurant. 6:00pm – 8:30pm. $300 +HST for a team of four.
MARCH 21, 2019 – WHITBY – The Ontario Bar Association - Women Lawyers Forum Durham Social at Durham College, Whitby Campus. 5:30pm-8:00pm. $25 + HST or $10 + HST if you are a CBA/OBA Student Member.
MARCH 21, 2019 – OTTAWA – County of Carleton Law Association – Women’s Speed Mentoring Event at Ottawa City Hall. 5:30pm-7:30pm. For junior lawyers and new calls. $20.00.
MARCH 26, 2019 – OTTAWA – County of Carleton Law Association – LSO East Region Bencher Candidate Meet & Greet at the CCLA, Ottawa Courthouse. 5:00pm-7:30pm. Free, but you must register in advance.
MARCH 27, 2019 – TORONTO – The Advocates’ Society – Mid-Career Women’s Social – Lena Restaurant. 6:00pm. Free, but you need to register in advance.
MARCH 27, 2019 – TORONTO – Young Women in Law – The 9th Annual Young Women in Law Charity Gala at the Arcadian Court. 6:00pm-10:00pm. $80.00 for members. $95.00 for non-members.
MARCH 28, 2019 – TORONTO - Toronto Lawyers Association – LSO Bencher Candidate Meet & Greet – Come network with other lawyers and meet TLA members who are running for Bencher in an informal setting. 5:30pm-7:00pm. Free, but you need to register in advance.
MARCH 28, 2019 – VAUGHAN – The Ontario Bar Association – The Young Lawyers’ Uptown Social hosted by the OBA’s Young Lawyers Division. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Free to register, cash bar.
APRIL 9, 2019 – TORONTO – The Advocates’ Society – Securities Litigation Reception at The Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 250 Yonge Street. 5:30pm- 7:00pm. $20.00 + HST for Members. $40.00 + HST for non-members.
APRIL 10, 2019 – TORONTO – The Advocates’ Society – Wine and Cheese with the Bench – Open to lawyers in their first 10 years of practice at The Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 250 Yonge Street. 5:30pm – 7:30pm. $44.25 + HST.
APRIL 10, 2019 – TORONTO – OBA/WLF, CABL, SABA, FACL – Women’s Speed Mentoring: The Track to Success at Bennett Jones LLP. 5:30pm-7:45pm. Save the date – registration details to be posted soon.
APRIL 18, 2019 – HAMILTON – The Hamilton Law Association – Annual Dinner at The Art Gallery of Hamilton. Cocktails at 5:30pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. $110.00.
APRIL 30, 2019 – TORONTO – The Ontario Bar Association – Dinner with Your Honourable Estates List Judges – OBA Conference Center. 5:30 registration 6:00pm-8:00pm Dinner & Program. $95.00 + HST Members, $45.00 + HST Student Members, and $145.00 for Non-Members.
MAY 2, 2019 – TORONTO -Toronto Lawyers Association – 7th Annual Bench & Bar Young Lawyers Soiree. Courthouse Library, 3rd floor, 361 University. 6:30pm-10:30pm. This event is for lawyers called to the Bar in the past 10 years as well as articling students and law students. Save the date, details to be posted soon.
MAY 14, 2019 – OTTAWA – The Advocates’ Society - The John P. Nelligan Award for Excellence in Advocacy 2019 – Shaw Centre, Ottawa. 6:00pm-10:00pm. $135 + HST (members and non-members welcomed).
Know of any other upcoming social or networking events? Let us know!
And we hope to see you at some of these events soon.
(Please double-check dates/times/location/prices directly on the associations' websites as this information may change).