Larry Banack will begin his term as Chair of the LCO Board of Governors on July 1, succeeding Patrick J. Monahan, Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School. Dean Monahan is leaving Osgoode to join the senior administration at York University as Vice-President Academic and Provost.

A partner at Koskie Minsky LLP, Larry Banack is a litigator and mediator. He has been a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1995 and was involved in presenting the Ontario Bar Association’s Annual Institute of Continuing Education for three years.

Larry brings to his new role with the LCO the benefit of seven years experience as Chair of the Law Foundation of Ontario, including participation in discussions to create a new law reform body for Ontario that resulted in the launch of the LCO in September 2007.