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The Peterborough Law Association was incorporated on November 12th, 1897 under the Ontario Library Associations and Mechanics Institutes Act. "The purpose shall be the formation of a law library for the use of its members and the taking cognizance of all matters relating to the welfare of the legal profession in the Town and County of Peterborough."

The Association not only sought to create a Library, but to concern itself with the welfare of its membership, a social and regulatory purpose quite apart from the ownership and operation of a Law Library. The By-Laws of the Association set out in detail the officers, membership, meetings, fees and general provisions.

All practicing lawyers within the Peterborough area are eligible to join.  If you are a lawyer who wishes to join the Association, please contact us.


This Web site is not intended to provide legal advice. It is intended to supply general information to our members. The information contained and distributed on this site does not contain any legal opinions and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Peterborough Law Association.

Please send any questions or concerns to library@peterboroughlaw.org