• Full Time
  • Toronto

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Ontario Bar Association

Professional Development and Policy Lawyer

Position Summary

The Professional Development and Policy Lawyer is responsible for working with a portfolio of OBA practice sections and committees to develop and advance the association’s member services, including professional development programming, public affairs initiatives, advocacy, and practice-area information services.

The position reports to the Associate Director of Career & Business Development Services and the Director of Policy, Outreach and Leadership.

Working closely with OBA members and staff, the PD & P Lawyer will be responsible for the successful development of the highest quality continuing professional development programming, including assessing member and market needs, conceiving, and drafting programs, selecting program chairs and speakers and with CPD staff to ensure appropriate marketing, project coordination and quality control.

The PD & P Lawyer will also be responsible for every aspect of successful advocacy and public affairs initiatives within their portfolio, including working with sections and committees on identifying issues of importance to members and the profession, devising appropriate consultation and outreach opportunities, developing effective advocacy strategies and submissions, seeking related Board approvals, liaising with key decision makers, and communicating legislative and policy developments to the membership.

Interested candidates can apply by sending their cover letter and resume to;  Tracy L. Dallas, Director of Human Resources & Lawyer Community Initiatives via e-mail at;  tdallas@oba.org, no later than; April 28, 2021.  Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to tdallas@oba.org.