Ava Williams Featured The Lawyer’s Daily Discussing Reduction to Call To Bar Fee

Ava Williams in The Lawyer's Daily | by Amanda Jerome | May 29, 2020

Ava Williams Featured The Lawyer's Daily Discussing Reduction to Call To Bar Fee On May 29, 2020, Thomson Rogers lawyer Ava Williams was featured in an article titled “LSO reduces Call to Bar fee as recent calls rally profession to support students” by Amanda Jerome of The Lawyer’s Daily. The article outlines how Williams took to Twitter to connect students with lawyers offering to cover the cost of … Continued

Cap on legal referral fees must be enforced

Toronto Sun | by Darcy Merkur | May 4, 2017

Toronto Sun thumbnail The long awaited end to excessive lawyer referral fees might finally be here. This in the wake of the decision last week by the Law Society of Ontario to cap referral fees paid to referring lawyers and paralegals for referral arrangements entered into on or after Thursday, April 27, 2017. The proposed cap on referral … Continued

Enforcement the Key to the New Lawyer Referral Fee Cap

The Lawyer's Daily | by Darcy Merkur | April 25, 2017

The Lawyers' Daily logo The long awaited end to excessive lawyer referral fees might finally be here following the decision this week by the Law Society of Ontario to cap referral fees paid to all referring lawyers/paralegals for referral arrangements entered into on or after April 27, 2017. The proposed cap would be a cap of 15% of the … Continued

LSUC Zeroes in on Personal Injury Advertising

Law Times | by Alex Robinson, Deanna Gilbert quoted | June 27, 2016

Deanna Gilbert on the cover of Law Times June 2016 Issue thumbnail Some participants in a new Law Society of Ontario report say public confidence in the legal profession is being hurt by advertising for personal injury law — a finding those in the field say is abundantly obvious. The Advertising and Fee Arrangements Issues Working Group Report unveiled at June Convocation says: “in personal injury law, … Continued