About

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Heather Douglas practices in civil litigation in Toronto at heatherdouglaslaw.com. 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 at the 519 Legal Clinic, as duty counsel, and for Pro Bono Law Ontario. She is also a blogger on Canada’s largest legal blog slaw.ca. She can be reached via email at heatherdouglaslaw@gmail.com or on Twitter at @HeatherSDouglas.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

Heather has participated as a panelist in the following speaking engagements:

On April 8, 2020, Heather chaired the the Ontario Bar Association “Virtual Identification of Client Identity: What Tools Are You Using?” series.

On November 12, 2019, Heather spoke at the Ontario Bar Association TECHxpo 2019 program on legal technologies for small and medium sized law firms.

On February 6, 2019, Heather co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association Program Take Control of Your Career: Hard Work is Not Enough.”

On September 26, 2018, Heather was a panelist in the Ontario Bar Association Program “Motions in Law Proceedings.”

On February 8, 2018, Heather co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association Program: How to Thrive as a Young Lawyer in Today’s Market.”

In May 2017, Heather helped organize the Inaugural Young Lawyers Gala.”

On April 3, 2017, Heather co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association program, “Adjudicative Tribunal Practice Primer.”

On March 22, 2016, Heather co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association program, “Divine Discoveries: Building a Great Case.”

On March 22, 2016, Heather 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.

PUBLICATIONS:

Heather has also written for the following publications:

The Advocates’ Society:

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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2015 Canadian Law Blog Finalist  

The views expressed on this website/blog are the views of the author alone and do not reflect the views of any organization.

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