Committee volunteer work is offered to lawyers who are interested in contributing to the work of the Law Society. Diversity of perspectives plays an important role in helping us achieve our mission of serving the public interest by ensuring a high standard of legal services and professional conduct.
Committee appointments will be approved at the February 2022 Bencher meeting. Committee members are appointed for a three-year term and advisory committee members are appointed for a minimum two-year term renewable to a maximum of five consecutive years. If you are interested in volunteering on the following committees, please fill out the online application form
Please note: Lawyers currently serving on a committee do not need to complete this application form. You will be contacted directly by email to complete a separate form and confirm your interest in continuing to serve.
Committee meetings will be conducted virtually unless otherwise indicated. For any in-person meetings, parking and mileage costs will be reimbursed in accordance with Law Society policy, and, in order to comply with our obligations to protect worker health and safety, all visitors to the Law Society offices will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Anticipated Committee Vacancies
Audit and Finance (1 vacancy): The Audit and Finance Committee has approximately seven, two-hour meetings per year.
Conduct (3 vacancies): The Conduct Committee meets in panels of three once a month (always a Tuesday). Most meetings last no more than an hour and the panel composition is based on committee members' availability.
Practice Review (3 vacancies): The Practice Review Committee meets in panels of four on Wednesdays at 7:45 a.m. There are approximately 16 panel meetings each year, most lasting no more than an hour and the panel composition is based on committee members' availability. On average, committee members participate in four panel meetings each year.
Anticipated Advisory Committee Vacancies
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory (3 vacancies): The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee meets for two hours, four times per year.
Indigenous Advisory (3 vacancies): The Indigenous Advisory Committee meets for two hours, approximately seven times per year.
Lawyer Competence Advisory (2 vacancies): The Lawyer Competence Advisory Committee meets for two hours, four times per year.
All committee meeting materials are provided electronically. You are encouraged to review the committee descriptions
The deadline for applications is October 31, 2021.