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Call for LCO Board of Governors: Deadline Extended

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is seeking a new member for its Board of Governors.

The LCO is Ontario’s leading law reform agency. The LCO provides independent, balanced, and authoritative advice on complex and important legal issues. The LCO Board approves and oversees LCO projects/reports as well as the LCO policies, plans and budgets.

The LCO is governed by an 11-person Board of Governors. The LCO seeks to ensure the board reflects the following:

  • Experience or interest in law reform and/or Ontario’s justice system;
  • Experience in policy areas or academic fields relevant to the LCO’s work (including law and other areas);
  • Ensuring the LCO Board reflects Ontario’s diversity, including Indigenous representation;
  • Ensuring the LCO Board includes members from across Ontario;
  • Ensuring the LCO Board reflects the bilingual nature of Ontario’s justice system; and,
  • Ensuring the LCO board includes both lawyers and non-lawyers.

Applicants must be residents of Ontario.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in one pdf file to The application deadline has been extended to Friday, January 12, 2024.

For more information, contact Nye Thomas, LCO Executive Director, at or 416-402-7267.

For the full posting, please see here.

For any other inquiries:

Law Commission of Ontario

Twitter: @LCO_CDO
Tel: (416) 650-8406
Toll-free: 1 (866) 950-8406


Posted: December 12, 2023