Call to the bar

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Related to Call to the bar: Bar crawl
admission to practice in the courts.

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Since his call to the bar in 1970, he has spent more than 35 years litigating insurance and commercial cases in the Ontario courts, the last 20 years as a Queen's Counsel.
Elizabeth Sheehy: The Law Society of Upper Canada presented an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws to Professor Sheehy, at its Call to the Bar ceremonies in recognition of her numerous contributions to creating access to justice for women throughout the Ontario legal system.
IML founder] Chuck Renslow put out a call to the bars, saying we are holding a contest in Chicago and asking them to send candidates.