Examining and Cross-examining Experts

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Examining and Cross-examining Experts:

Winning Strategies, Trends and Solutions

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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!


Early Bird Ends January 13, 2016!


Expert Witnesses From:

Advantage Forensics   Giffin Koerth

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Program Chair:

Matthew P. Gottlieb, Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP

Dana Peebles, McCarthy Tétrault LLP


Faculty Includes:

The Honourable Justice James F. Diamond, Superior Court of Justice

The Honourable Justice Thomas R. Lederer, Superior Court of Justice
Sandra A. Forbes, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Robin D. Linley, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Patrick D. Flaherty, Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP
Cheryl M. Woodin, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Brian G. Grant, Lerners LLP


Topics Include:

  • Instruct experts to prepare reports
  • Use expert reports at trial
  • Conduct an effective examination of an expert
  • Get even the most challenging expert to support your case
  • Navigate difficult ethical issues involving experts

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 where you will get an opportunity to examine real experts. Worshop materials will be distributed electronically prior to the program. Advnace preparation is required for the afternoon skills workshop.


Accredited CPD

Morning Only: This program contains 1.0 Professionalism Hour and is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours. Full Day: This program contains 2.0 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 4.5 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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