Exploring a Lawyer’s Obligation to Accommodate Clients 

Aug. 19, 2020

OBA constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law PROGRAM
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

As service providers, lawyers are subject to obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code as well as Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Integrated Accessibility Standards. The Law Society of Ontario’s Rules of Professional Conduct further highlight the special responsibility of lawyers to respect human rights laws. What does this mean for dealings with your clients? What are your obligations to accommodate your clients? How far do they extend? Join our expert panel as they unravel the responsibilities and share valuable insights and strategies to help you stay on course.

Join us for this highly valuable program.


Hina Ghaus, Staff Lawyer, ARCH Disability Law Centre
Tess Sheldon, Assistant Professor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law
J. Andrew Sprague
Juda Strawczynski, LAWPRO
Anita Szigeti, Anita Szigeti Advocates 


J. Andrew Sprague, Vice-chair of OBA’s Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law Section


Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am Program (EDT)


CBA Member: $52* | CBA Student Member: $25* | Non-Member: $97*

*plus applicable taxes


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