Prior to becoming Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School in 2010, Lorne Sossin was a Professor with the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and former Associate Dean of the University of Toronto. In addition to teaching at Osgoode Hall Law School and the York University’s Department of Political Science, Dr. Sossin was the inaugural Director of the Centre for the Legal Profession. His teaching interests span administrative and constitutional law, the regulation of professions, civil litigation, public policy, and the judicial process. Dr. Sossin was a law clerk to former Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada, an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School, and a litigation lawyer with Borden & Elliot (now Borden Ladner Gervais LLP). Extensively published, Dean Sossin was Research Director for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Task Force on the Independence of the Bar and has written commissioned papers, including for the Gomery and Ipperwash Inquiries. He serves on several Boards and is currently the Open Meeting Investigator for the City of Toronto. Dr. Sossin received a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School, and JSD from Columbia University.