The Art of Settlement

This new program is designed to help litigators understand how to settle their cases out of court and manage the process effectively. From case conferences to mediations, pre-trial hearings to e-mails between counsel, there is an art to settlement and you will learn it all here.

This event is postponed due to COVID-19.

Program Chairs:
Eliot N. Kolers, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Emma Phillips, Goldblatt Partners LLP

Topics Include:
  • Identifying settlement opportunities throughout the lifecycle of a case
  • Framing your case for settlement
  • Strategic considerations for drafting a successful offer to settle
  • Engaging your client and opposing counsel in productive settlement discussions
  • Strategies and tactics lawyers use that mediators actually find helpful
  • Key terms you need to consider in drafting an enforceable deal
  • Tax consequences of settlements
  • Enforcing consequences when a settlement agreement is breached
Eligible CPD Hours:
1.25 Professionalism; 2.25 Substantive

Webcast registrations and switches from in-person to webcast must be received no later than 3 business days in advance of the program.

 This program qualifies towards the Alternative Dispute Resolutions Skills Certificate.

Please review the system requirements to view a webcast here.
5/13/2020 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Advocates' Society 2700 - 250 Yonge Street Toronto

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