Benefits of Membership


OTLA is recognized as a leading trial lawyer association in Canada and beyond. As a plaintiff lawyer, it’s the best membership value you can experience. Membership is 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 of membership:




  • ​​Quick knowledge exchange with other members providing strategies and tips
  • Join the conversation from anywhere on mobile devices
  • Personalize the way you receive messages: as published, compiled digests, or online only



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


Continuing Legal Education

  • ​Exclusive plaintiff-focussed conferences and events
  • Webinars, roundtables, and online CLE
  • Obtain your entire 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
  • Opportunities and materials for outreach to community and government


Advocacy and Outreach

  • ​Lobbying for changes to government policy and direction
  • Connections with safety partners through projects like Helmets on Kids
  • Interventions in significant cases to improve the Ontario justice system



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