For over 130 years, the Toronto Lawyers Association has represented the interests of lawyers practicing in the City of Toronto. The TLA operates the Courthouse Library, one of the largest private law library collections in Canada, and supports our members through three pillars: KNOWLEDGE, ADVOCACY, COMMUNITY.
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TLA is monitoring the LSO, MAG and other organizations for updates of particular interest to lawyers, regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. While we will provide news in the TLA Update and Friday Focus, all information will be centralized on this page and accessible whenever you need it.
Our partner, the Federation of Ontario Law Association (FOLA), participates in a daily meeting with senior courthouse staff (OCJ, SCJ, and Ontario Court of Appeal) to discuss the issues affecting the profession and clients access to justice, in light of the COVID-19 crisis, and will be our voice at the table.
We have received some queries regarding the TLA Special Communication we sent: Toronto Civil Chambers Appointments and Case Conferences. The response from the Court is as follows.
361 University Avenue, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 1T3
PHONE: 416.327.5700 or FAX: 416.947.9148
The main Courthouse Library is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and closed evenings and weekends.
We will close at 4 p.m. on Fridays between June 28th-Sept. 2nd. 2019
The main Court House Library will be closed on all provincial statutory holidays in 2019. Additional closings/reduced hours are: