x ONTARIO REPORTS OCTOBER 12, 2018
Bencher Election 2019
The next Law Society of Ontario bencher election will be held
on April 30, 2019. The contribution of lawyers and paralegals
to the governance of the professions in the public interest is of
critical importance to the privilege of self-regulation.
Lawyers and paralegals from all communities, practice
and work areas, firm sizes and geographic locations are
encouraged to run for election as benchers.
Lawyer and paralegal candidates must be nominated by at
least five (5) of their respective peers.
Nomination forms must be received by the Law Society at
Osgoode Hall by 5:00 p.m. on February 8, 2019.
Nomination packages, which include information on the
qualifications for candidates and nominators, are available on
the Law Society’s website at
Questions regarding the election can be directed to the
Office of the Elections Officer
at 416-947-3404 or 1-877-947-3404 or
email at firstname.lastname@example.org