What does the Law Society of Ontario do?
The Law Society regulates Ontario lawyers and paralegal licensees in the public interest and does not provide legal advice to members of the public. If you are looking for a lawyer referral service or a paralegal referral service, the Law Society Referral Service can help.
How much do lawyers make in Canada?
The average lawyer salary in Canada is $97,500 per year or $50 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $75,000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $135,000 per year.
Can paralegals do family law in Ontario?
The Law Society of Ontario benchers will vote on the Family Legal Service Provider (FLSP) license which allows paralegals to provide family law services in convocation on February 24.
Are paralegals regulated in Ontario?
On May 1st, 2007, the Law Society of Ontario became responsible for regulating the paralegal profession as a result of amendments to the Law Society Act brought about by Bill 14.