Spring Symposium Module 3: The Well-Informed Advocate

Being well-informed on the law and all it entails is a crucial part of being an effective advocate.

At this micro-symposium, bring yourself up to speed on developments in caselaw from the past year with a lightning round on recent Supreme Court and appellate court jurisprudence.  Learn from seasoned litigators how to adapt to a physical distancing environment and effectively argue your cases remotely.  And hear the perspective of our keynote speaker, Kathleen Flynn Peterson, on how to stay resilient in the face of the pressures of legal practice.

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

Conference Vice-Chairs:
Brian Gover, Stockwoods LLP
Guy J. Pratte, Ad. E., LSM, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Anne M. Turley, Department of Justice

Topics Include:
  • The Year in Review: Key Cases from the Past Year
  • Arguing Cases Remotely
  • Keynote Presentation
Keynote Speaker:
Kathleen Flynn Peterson, Ciresi Conlin LLP

Faculty Includes:
Audrey Boctor, IMK S.e.n.c.r.l./LLP
Nadia Effendi, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Sandra A. Forbes, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Nader R. Hasan
, Stockwoods LLP
Kathryn J. Manning, DMG Advocates LLP
Julian K. Roy, Ministry of the Attorney General
Marie-Andrée Vermette, WeirFoulds LLP

Eligible CPD Hours:
1.00 Substantive; 0.75 Professionalism

Presented by: The Advocates’ Society and the American College of Trial Lawyers

Module 1: The Civil Advocate
Module 2: The Skilled Advocate
Registrants choosing to register for all three modules will receive an archive version of Module 1.

Please review the system requirements to view a webcast here.

Generously Sponsored by:
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5/7/2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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