Leading Your Case



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Opening Statements and Examination-in-chief

 

Learn how to set the stage and deliver an effective opening statement and ask the right questions during an examination-in-chief.

 

Leading Your Case:

Opening Statements and Examination-in-chief

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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!

 

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Calling all Ottawa lawyers:

  
Take advantage of the live webcast option and register for the afternoon hands-on workshop.    


Program Chairs:

Blair Bowen, Folger, Rubinoff LLP

Janice Wright, Wright Temelini LLP

 

Faculty Includes:

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

The Honourable Justice Michael G. Emery, Superior Court of Justice

 

The Honourable Justice Lucia P. Favret, Ontario Court of Justice
Andrew Faith,
Polley Faith LLP
Reena Lalji,
CIBC
Gordon McGuire,
Adair Barristers LLP
Brad Moore,
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Myriam M. Seers,
Torys LLP
Peter C. Wardle,
Wardle Daley Bernstein Bieber LLP

 

Topics Include:

  • Tips and traps for leading your case
  • Structuring winning opening statements
  • Preparing and conducting an effective examination-in-chief
  • Opening statements and the limits of persuasion
  • Interactive demonstrations on opening statements and examination-in-chief

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 1.0 Professionalism Hour and is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours.

Full Day: This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 4.25 Substantive Hours.

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

 

WEBCAST OPTION
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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