Heather Douglas practices in civil litigation in Toronto.
She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts and the University of Ottawa with a Juris Doctor. After her call to the Ontario Bar, she completed her Master of Laws at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Heather participates in the Ontario Bar Association as an Executive on the Law Practice Management Section. She is the former Chair of the Young Lawyers Division. She is a proud volunteer, as duty counsel, at the 519 Legal Clinic. She is also a blogger on Canada’s largest legal blog slaw.ca.
Heather has participated as a panelist in the following speaking engagements:
On February 6, 2019, I will be co-charing the Ontario Bar Association Program “Take Control of Your Career: Hard Work is Not Enough.”
On September 26, 2018, I was panelist in the Ontario Bar Association Program “Motions in Law Proceedings.”
On February 8, 2018, I co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association Program: “How to Thrive as a Young Lawyer in Today’s Market.”
In May 2017, I helped organized the “Inaugural Young Lawyers Gala.”
On April 3, 2017, I co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association program, “Adjudicative Tribunal Practice Primer.”
On March 22, 2016, I co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association program, “Divine Discoveries: Building a Great Case.”
On March 22, 2016, I chaired the Ontario Bar Association program “Evening Reception with The Honourable Mr. Justice Fred Myers“. Justice Myers spoke on drafting compelling submissions to the Court.
Heather has also written for the following publications:
The Advocates’ Society:
- Keeping Tabs Newsletter, Fall 2017: Sweeping Changes Proposed to the Ontario Auto Insurance System
- The Advocates’ Journal, 2016: Modernizing Our Court System One Step at a Time
Ontario Bar Association Newsletter:
- How to Thrive as a Young Lawyer in Today’s Market
- OBA YLD: Spend a Day with 3 Judges from the SCC
- The Surprising Truths About Motivation
- New Legal Jobs
- Articling Crisis: Views from across the country
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