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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, August 25, 2022
    • 13:00 - 15:30
    • Waterloo Region Courthouse, 85 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON

    New Licensee and Law Student Courthouse
    and Law Library Orientation Tour

    When: Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

    Where: Waterloo Region Courthouse, 85 Frederick St. Kitchener

    Please join us for a tour of the Waterloo Region Courthouse and the WRLA Law Library and learn answers to commonly heard questions such as:

    • How do I find out what room my Motion will be heard in?
    • How do I address the judicial officer?  
    • How do I sign in?
    • Where do I go to file documents?
    • Is there a place for me to do work during the lunch break / recess?
    • Where can I put my gown on?
    • What resources are available in the library?

    During the tour you will be able to speak to and ask questions of:

    • Judges 
    • Trial coordinators;
    • Counter Services;
    • Lawyers and paralegals;
    • Library staff;
    • and other justice sector professionals

    This tour is limited to new licensees (called 5 years or less), law students, and paralegal students.

    Please join us in the Lawyers' Lounge after the tour for the Summer Social. The summer social is a great opportunity for law students and new lawyers and paralegals to meet and network. Drinks and snacks will be provided. 

    The schedule is as follows:

    1:00 – Registration in the foyer of the courthouse 

    1:15 – Introductions 

    1:20 - 2:50 - Tour of the courthouse

    2:50-3:30 - Tour and orientation of the law library

    3:30-6:00 - Summer Social in the Lawyers' Lounge 

Past events

Monday, June 27, 2022 Waterloo Region Law Association Annual Golf Tournament
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 VLEX, Vincent and Irwin Law Collection Training
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 Anti-Islamophobia Training Presented by the Coalition of Muslim Women of KW
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 The Annotated Will 2022
Thursday, December 09, 2021 WRLA Holiday Open House
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment Presents Mental Health 101 for Legal Professionals
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late. Prevent Mental Illness and Mental Health Stigma in Your Workplace Before it Happens
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 2021 Opening of the Courts
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Waterloo Region Law Association Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, June 14, 2021 What Does a (New) Lawyer Need to Know About Running a Law Practice?
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 FEMPOWR Spring Program – Knowing your Value – Defining your Brand – Building your Voice
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Mental Health for Legal Professionals Summit
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Legal Profession
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Parental Leaves in the Legal Profession
Monday, December 21, 2020 WRLA Virtual Holiday Social
Thursday, December 10, 2020 Sexual Violence and Gender Inequity in the Workplace (Free 2-Hour EDI Program)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Negotiation, Reconciliation, Separation and/or Divorce: A Roadmap to Efficient Alternatives
Saturday, November 07, 2020 How to Get Paid and Collect Your Fees Without Breaking the LSO's Rules
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 A Discussion on COVID-19's Unique Impact on Women in the Legal Profession
Thursday, September 24, 2020 FLOWR Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Opening of the Courts & Presentation of the Coulter Osborne Award
Monday, August 24, 2020 CaseLines Webinar
Saturday, August 22, 2020 How to Build a Dominant Web Presence Without Breaking the LSO Rules
Friday, May 08, 2020 FLOWR Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, April 07, 2020 Annual General Meeting


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Ontario Paralegal Association  - Offers free CPD for paralegals

WRLA CPD On-Demand - Waterloo Region Law Association CPD on demand is free for WRLA members.

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Office: 519-742-0872
Toll Free: 1-866-201-0168
Fax: 519-742-4102

85 Frederick St
Kitchener, ON N2H 0A4

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