Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success

Cross-examination   TAS  

Take and keep control of witness testimony. Learn how to develop and execute a successful cross-examination strategy from skilled litigators and distinguished judges.



Strategies for Success

Friday, January 20, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Advocates’ Society Education Centre
250 Yonge St., Suite 2700
Toronto, ON.

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Live Webcast Option available!



Program Chairs:

Deborah E. Palter, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Frank E. Walwyn, WeirFoulds LLP

Faculty Includes:

The Honourable Justice Michael F. Brown, Superior Court of Justice

The Honourable Justice Glenn A. Hainey, Superior Court of Justice
Sandra L. Barton, Gowling WLG
John L. Finnigan, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Shara Roy, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

Richard B. Swan, Bennett Jones LLP

Register for the morning only featuring presentations by noted faculty, and dynamic demonstrations, or stay for the full day including afternoon skills workshop for hands-on exercises. Workshop materials will be distributed electronically prior to the program. Advance preparation is required for the afternoon skills workshop.


Accredited CPD

Morning Only: This program contains 1.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.75 Substantive Hours; Full Day: This program contains 2.75 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 3.75 Substantive Hours. 

The Advocates' Society has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Upper Canada.


Take advantage of the live webcast option that will allow you to interact live with the faculty. Webcast registration fee is per viewer, per program. Webcast registrations and switches from

in-person to webcast must be received 5 business days in advance of the program.


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