Benefits

Membership to the Middlesex Law Association grants you access to our library of resources and facilities that will enhance your practice.

Member Benefits

  • Member rates for MLA-CPD and partner organization programs
  • Annual Locker rentals in our suite on the ground floor of the London Courthouse
  • After-hours access and borrowing privileges for our library
  • Reference assistance and low-cost library research services
  • Special discounts with MLA member partners
  • Online receipt of our newsletter, The Snail
  • Email notices targeted to the needs of our members
  • Eligibility to use the security bypass lane at the courthouse entrance
  • Inclusion in our Members’ Directory

Association Benefits

  • Membership rates based upon practice: Regular, New Call, Retired, Parental Leave, etc.
  • Member discounts on MLA programs and events
  • Eligibility for security bypass at the courthouse entrance
  • After-hours access to MLA Practice Resource Centre
  • Membership with the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA)

 CPD Programs

The MLA has an excellent slate of established CPD programs developed and overseen by our Director of CPD, Paula Puddy, including:

  • Mentoring Dinner
  • Semi-Annual Real Estate Luncheon
  • Semi-Annual Women’s Networking Event
  • Straight From the Bench Civil Litigation Conference
  • Business Breakfast
  • Small Claims and Provincial Court Seminars
  • Personal Injury Luncheon
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates Conference
  • Personal Injury Conference

In addition, the MLA holds periodic stand-alone programs in the areas of EDI, Advocacy, and mock trials, to name a few.

Library Services

  • 24/7 access to the MLA Practice Resource Centre and its library
  • Borrowing privileges from our circulating collection
  • WIFI within the MLA Suite
  • In-library access to:
  • Lexis Advance Quicklaw
  • WestlawNext Canada
    (Law, Family, Criminal and Estates&Trusts)
  • O’Brien’s Encyclopedia of Forms
  • Thomson Reuters ProView
  • Divorcemate (thanks to the MFLA)
  • Printer/Copier/Scanner, fax service, binding machine, and cell phone charger
  • Reference and research assistance
  • No charge interlibrary loan service throughout the LIRN library system

Advocacy & Outreach

  • Advocacy on your behalf by the MLA Board with FOLA, LSO and other legal organizations
  • Support for London Lawyers Feed the Hungry as the MLA’s designated charity
  • Annual scholarship for a third-year Western Law student
  • Networking opportunities with members of the London legal community

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