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Spotlight on The Pitch

  • November 08, 2017

The Pitch is back and it’s going global. This spring, the world’s top legaltech startups will battle it out on stage in front of an expert panel of judges – and a live audience.

Law students: Enter a CBA Essay Contest today

  • October 11, 2017

The CBA’s Essay Contests can help you build your profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and hone your research and writing skills. And for the best submissions, we are awarding $250 - $2,500 in cash prizes. Read on for details and deadlines.

Overview of Appointments of Prothonotaries of the Federal Court

  • July 26, 2017

The Commissioner of Federal Judicial Affairs is seeking applications from barristers or advocates who are members in good standing of any provincial or territorial Bar, and who have extensive professional experience spanning at least ten years, to fill an existing vacancy at the Federal Court in Vancouver and create a pool of candidates to staff future prothonotary positions in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

Essay winners

  • June 08, 2017

Winners have been chosen for a number of the 2017 CBA Connect Essay Contests. Here is a list of winners and links to the winning papers where available. The James Bocking Memorial Award contest is still open, see below for details.

Alec Yarascavitch wins National Health Law School Essay Competition

  • May 30, 2017

The CBA National Health Law Section is pleased to announce that Alec Yarascavitch is the winner of the inaugural Law School Essay Competition for his paper entitled, Assisted Dying for Mental Disorders: Why Canada’s Legal Approach Raises Serious Concerns.

Stress in Canadian attorneys: A survey

  • February 28, 2017

The CBA is pleased to support the Psychological Trauma Reseach Laboratory from the Douglas Institute with their research examining the well-being of Canadian attorneys.