The MLA hosts numerous social and networking events for our members throughout the calendar year.
The MLA Skate Day is traditionally held at a local arena in February. Members and their families lace up their skates for an afternoon of community skating and fun.
Solo & Small Firm Socials
Our solo and small firm socials are designed to help members of small firms or sole practitioners develop their professional networks.
Our members are rockstars in and out of the court. Come see bands formed by local lawyers at this musical event!
After working hard for their clients, our members put down their briefcases and pick up guitars. What follows? Hours of entertainment from bands formed among talented local musician-lawyers. Music styles vary from rock to pop to country to you-name-it. Proceeds from Courthouse Rocks go to London Lawyers Feed the Hungry, our local charity dedicated to supporting London’s most vulnerable citizens.
This year’s Courthouse Rocks has been postponed given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Further details will be posted to this website once available.
Typically held in August or September at a local golf course, the MLA Golf Tournament is a long-standing tradition of the association. Members compete as individuals and in teams for
Opening of the Courts – Ceremony & Dinner
This is an annual event to recognize the importance of the administration of justice to our community and society.
The fall Opening of the Courts is an annual tradition to recognize the importance of the administration of justice to our community and society. The ceremony is attended by participants in the justice system, including judges, lawyers, police officers, social services, and other community organizations. The event includes addresses from the bench, the MLA, and a keynote speaker.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, a dinner is held for members of the MLA, the bench, and other guests.
Celebrate the holidays with the MLA! Complete with cocktails, live music and lots of holiday cheer.
An annual tradition held in early December, the MLA holiday party offers members an opportunity to share refreshments to ring in the holiday season. The event is held at a local restaurant and typically includes cocktails, a crackling fireplace, and live music. If you stick around long enough, you may even see a few members singing a chorus or two!