19th Annual Spring Symposium

The Advocates' Society and the American College of Trial Lawyers invite you to attend the 19th Annual Spring Symposium, the premier continuing professional development and networking event for litigators. This practical program features the latest developments, strategies, tools and tips for success in your practice. If you are a litigator, this is one program you cannot afford to miss.

The Advocates' Society is currently examining the status of this program in light of concerns surrounding COVID-19. Please check back for more information soon.

Program Chair:
Sonia Bjorkquist, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Brian Gover, Stockwoods LLP
Guy J. Pratte, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Anne M. Turley, Department of Justice

Faculty Includes:
The Honourable Justice Nicholas Kasirer, Supreme Court of Canada
The Honourable Justice John B. Laskin, Federal Court of Appeal 
The Honourable Justice David H. Doherty, Court of Appeal for Ontario
The Honourable Justice Mahmud Jamal, Court of Appeal for Ontario
The Honourable Justice Benjamin Zarnett, Court of Appeal for Ontario
The Honourable Justice Bonnie R. Warkentin, Superior Court of Justice 
Ranjan K. Agarwal, Bennett Jones
Sheila R. Block LSM, ASM, Torys LLP
Audrey Boctor, IMK S.e.n.c.r.l./LLP
Alexandra S. Clark, Ministry of the Attorney General
Nadia Effendi, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Kathleen Flynn Peterson, Ciresi Conlin LLP  
Robert J. Frater, Q.C., Department of Justice
Peter H. Griffin, Lenczner Slaght
Nader R. Hasan, Stockwoods LLP
Katherine L. Kay, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Scott Maidment, McMillan LLP
Julian K. Roy, Ministry of the Attorney General 
Megan E. Shortreed, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

Agenda Topics Include:
  • Fireside Chat with The Honourable Justice Nicholas Kasirer
  • The Year in Review: Key Cases in 2019
  • Demonstrative Evidence: How to Get It Right
  • Demonstration & Discussion: Handling Questions from the Bench
  • What Trial Lawyers Can Learn From Appellate Lawyers
  • Public Law Litigation Issues
  • Principles of Civility for Advocates: An Update
Eligible CPD Hours: 6.0 CPD Hours

A Joint Program With:
American College of Trial Lawyers

Premier Sponsor:
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Lunch Sponsor:
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4/29/2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Carlu College Park Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
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