Spring Symposium 2019

The Advocates' Society and the American College of Trial Lawyers invite you to attend the 18th Annual Spring Symposium, the premier continuing professional development and networking event for civil litigators. This practical program features the latest developments, strategies, tools and tips for success in your practice. If you are a civil litigator, this is one program you cannot afford to miss.

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Program Chair:
Sandra A. Forbes, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Sandra L. Barton, Gowling WLG
Guy J. Pratte, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Keynote Speaker:
Andrew J. Savage, Savage Law Firm

Faculty Includes:
The Honourable W. Ian C. Binnie, Q.C., C.C., Lenczner Slaght
The Honourable Eleanore A. Cronk, Court of Appeal for Ontario (retired)
The Honourable Justice David M. Paciocco, Court of Appeal for Ontario
The Honourable Justice Robert F. Goldstein, Superior Court of Justice
The Honourable Justice Darla A. Wilson, Superior Court of Justice
Sarah J. Armstrong, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Bradley E. Berg, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Scott K. Fenton, Fenton, Smith Barristers
Matthew P. Gottlieb, Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP
Brian J. Gover, Stockwoods LLP
Dominique T. Hussey, Bennett Jones LLP
Mahmud Jamal, Osler, Hoskin, Harcourt LLP 
Jeffrey S. Leon, LSM, Bennett Jones LLP
Linda M. Plumpton, Torys LLP
Danielle Robitaille, Henein, Hutchison LLP
Linda R. Rothstein, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
Anne E. Spafford, Lerners LLP
Kent E. Thomson, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Sylvia H. Walbolt, Carlton Fields

Topics Include:
  • The Year in Review: Key Cases in 2018
  • Fireside Chat with The Honourable Eleanore A. Cronk
  • Electronic Trial Advocacy
  • Keynote Presentation from Andrew J. Savage, Savage Law Firm
  • Demonstration & Discussion: What Category of Expert is Your Opponent Calling and Why Does it Matter?
  • Reflections on Advocacy with Linda Rothstein
  • A Question of Advocacy: Handling Questions from the Bench
  • Evidentiary Issues: What Every Advocate Needs to Know

Premier Sponsor:
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Networking Break Sponsor:

Lunch Sponsor:

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4/24/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Carlu College Park Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4


Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Professionalism: 3.0; Substantive: 3.0
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4/24/2019 9:00 AM