Benefits of Membership

OTLA is recognized as a leading trial lawyers association in Canada and beyond. As a plaintiff lawyer, it’s the best membership value you can experience. It’s an investment in your business and career that will pay off for decades to come.

Here's what our members have rated as the top 5 benefits:



  • ​​Quick knowledge exchange with other members providing strategies and tips
  • Available anywhere you go on your mobile devices
  • Tailor receipt of messages to fit your schedule; regular email, digests or on-line



  • Weekly email newsletter with case updates and association news
  • The Litigator is a highly regarded, professional magazine with in-depth theme based articles
  • Specialized resource materials to assist you and your clients


Continuing Legal Education

  • ​Exclusive plaintiff focussed conferences
  • Webinars, roundtables and online CLE
  • Obtain all your annual CPD requirements


Networking and referrals

  • Specialized sections: Medical Malpractice, Long Term Disability, Womens Caucus, New Lawyers and Law Clerks
  • Get involved with the OTLA community through writing, speaking, organizing and attending local events
  • Materials for member outreach to community and MPPs


Advocacy and Outreach

  • ​Lobbying for changes to government policy and direction
  • Connections with safety partners through projects like Helmets on Kids
  • Interventions on cases with the potential to significantly impact the law in Ontario



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