Court House Series 2017



Courthouse Series 2015   TAS

Telling a Compelling Story

 

Storytelling is essential to winning trials. Attend this year's Courthouse Series, Telling a Compelling Story, and find out how to effectively use the narrative to persuade the trier of fact.

Generously Sponsored by:

Jensen Hughes


London | Ottawa | Thunder BayKingston | Hamilton | Owen Sound |
Kitchener (April) | Kitchener (May) | Windsor | Barrie | Timmins |


Topics Include:

  • Finding Your Story Through Case Analysis
  • Previewing Your Story in Your Opening Statement
 
  • Eliciting Your Story Through Testimony and Exhibits
  • Hitting Your Story Home in Closing Argument

Regional Chairs:

Sandra L. Barton, Gowling WLG LLP

Alf Kwinter, Singer, Kwinter Personal Injury Lawyers

Barbara J. Murchie, Bennett Jones LLP


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Courthouse Series: London

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The London Club

177 Queens Ave.

London, ON.

Includes Lunch


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Local Chairs:

Jill S. McCartney, Siskinds LLP
Yola S. Ventresca, Lerners LLP

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.75 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Ottawa

Thursday, March 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

RCAF Officers' Mess

158 Gloucester St.

Ottawa, ON.

Includes Lunch


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Local Chairs:

Erin H. Durant, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lynn Marchildon, Department of Justice
Karen Perron, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Chantal Tourigny, Gowling WLG

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 2.25 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Thunder Bay

Thursday, March 2, 2017

12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thunder Bay Courthouse

125 Brodie St. N.

Thunder Bay, ON.

Reception to follow


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Local Chairs:

Brian A. Babcock, Weiler, Maloney, Nelson
Kristen Bucci, Zochodne Bucci
Robin Clinker, Petrone, Hornak, Garofalo, Maur

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.75 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Kingston

Thursday, March 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Provincial Offences Court

362 Montreal St., 1st Floor

Kingston, ON.

Includes Lunch


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Local Chairs:

Kalen Ingram, Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little & Bonham LLP
Melissa Seal, Templeman, Menninga LLP

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.75 Substantive Hours




Courthouse Series: Hamilton

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

John Sopinka Courthouse

45 Main St. E.

Hamilton, ON.

Lunch Included


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Local Chairs:

J. Ross Macfarlane, Flett Beccario
Helen M. Pelton, Pelton Law
Andrew J. Spurgeon, Ross & McBride LLP

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.75 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Barrie

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Barrie Courthouse

75 Mulcaster St.

Barrie, ON.

Light Dinner Included


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Local Chairs:

Roger Chown, Carroll Heyd Chown LLP

Troy Lehamn, Oatley Vigmond Personal Injury Lawyers LLP

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.25 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Owen Sound

Thursday, March 9, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Owen Sound Courthouse

611-9th Ave. E.

Owen Sound, ON.

Reception to follow


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Local Chairs:

The Honourable Justice Clayton J. Conlan, Superior Court of Justice
Brian D. Barrie, Kirby Robinson Treslan & Brian Barrie, Barristers and Solicitor

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 2.25 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Windsor

Thursday, March 9, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Windsor Courthouse

245 Windsor Ave.

Windsor, ON.

Refreshments Provided


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Local Chairs:

Philip S. Chandler, Bartlet & Richardes LLP

David Sundin, McTague Law Firm

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.25 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Timmins

Friday, March 10, 2017

12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

48 Spruce St. N.

Timmins, ON.

Lunch Included


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Local Chairs:

Erin Cullin, Wallbridge, Wallbridge

M.J. Lucille Shaw, Miller Maki LLP

Accredited CPD

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

This program contains 2.25 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1.25 Substantive Hours


Courthouse Series: Kitchener

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Waterloo Region Courthouse
85 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON.
Reception to Follow


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Local Chairs:

Jennifer J. Breithaupt, Breithaupt Law
Frank D.P. Carere, Madorin, Snyder LLP

Accredited CPD

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

One session: This program contains 1.0 Professionalism Hour and is eligible for up to 1.0 Substantive Hour.  
Two sessions: This program contains 2.0 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours.


Courthouse Series: Kitchener

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Waterloo Region Courthouse
85 Frederick St.
Kitchener, ON.
Reception to Follow


Click here for the registration form


Local Chairs:

Jennifer J. Breithaupt, Breithaupt Law
Frank D.P. Carere, Madorin, Snyder LLP

Accredited CPD

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

One session: This program contains 1.0 Professionalism Hour and is eligible for up to 1.0 Substantive Hour.  
Two sessions: This program contains 2.0 Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours.




Accredited CPD  

This program contains CPD Hours.

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

 

 


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