BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

   

Increase Your Productivity

  • Legal research by librarians - included in membership
  • Overnight book borrowing privileges at Courthouse Library - members only
  • LexisNexis Quicklaw and Divorcemate
  • Long term locker rentals at all three courthouses - members only
  • Consulting room rentals at all three Courthouses - members only
  • Wifi at 361 University lawyers lounge or library - members only
  • Toronto Civil Court Lists on TLA website
  • Photocopy, scan and fax services available
  • Buy tabs, shirts and cufflinks in the library
   

Keep Current and Collect CPD Hours Quickly and Cost Effectively

  • TLA Nutshells - LSUC accredited CPD learning in just an hour or two - members discount
  • Toronto Law Journal - substantive articles relevant to your practice - members only
  • TLA Weekly Verdict - weekly legal e-news digest
  • TLA Update – weekly email of upcoming events and legislative changes
  • TLA Newsstand - a daily newsfeed provided by Lexology, tailored to your practice area
   

Seize the Opportunity to Be Recognized by Your Clients and Peers

  • TLA Award of Distinction - for excellence of the recipient's lifetime contribution to the integrity and worth of the law and to the legal profession.
  • Honsberger Award – to a TLA member in recognition of a single unique accomplishment or ongoing contributions to the legal community and the community at large.
   

Make Your Voice Heard on Issues that Directly Impact You

  • TLA Advocates on your behalf, at your behest.
  • As a member you help shape and prioritize the advocacy agenda.
   

Connect with Your Professional Community

  • TLA Soirees – informal networking with the Bench and Bar over wine and cheese
  • Exclusive courthouse lounges
  • Job postings in the online Career Centre
  • Volunteer on a committee or with Ontario Justice Education Network(OJEN)
  • Become a speaker/moderator at a Nutshell
   

Do Better Research

  • Visit the library and use the most up-to-date resources:
    • Range of legal databases including Lexis Advance Quicklaw, WestlawNext Canada, and Lexis Practice Advisor, among many others
    • Comprehensive print and e-book collection
  • Have in-depth research done by expert librarians
  • Obtain a WiFi username and password for use in the TLA Library and Lawyers Lounge facilities at 361 University Ave.
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