Modern Advocacy Town Hall: Thunder Bay/Northern Ontario

Join the conversation on the future of our justice system and the role of oral advocacy at this virtual Town Hall meeting.

Program Chairs:
Lisa D. Belcourt, Ferguson Deacon Taws LLP
Robin Clinker, Petrone & Partners

This Town Hall meeting is part of the Modern Advocacy Task Force's consultation with stakeholders in the justice system across Canada.  Your input will help the Task Force develop recommendations for ensuring meaningful and substantive access to justice over the long term.  You will hear from, and share ideas with, Chief Justices, judges, and leaders of the bar from across the country.

Registration for this Town Hall meeting is free of charge and open to members of The Advocates’ Society and non-member lawyers and judges.

*Due to current concerns with COVID-19, this program will be broadcast online only.

Please review the system requirements to view a Zoom meeting here.

Speakers Include:
The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice, Court of Appeal for Ontario
The Honourable Geoffrey B. Morawetz, Chief Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
The Honourable Lise Maisonneuve, Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice
Teresa Donnelly, Treasurer, Law Society of Ontario
Guy J. Pratte, Ad. E., LSM, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

This program is complimentary to TAS members and non-members.

Eligible CPD Hours:
This event contains 30 minutes of Professionalism content, and 1 hour of Substantive content.

Law Society AccreditedThis organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

For information on CPD requirements and accreditation across Canada, please click here.

For more information on becoming a member of The Advocates’ Society, please click here.

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