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The AFCC Ontario New Child Protection Lawyers’ Group Presents…

UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN AND TRUSTEE

Explaining the Role of the PGT in Child Welfare Cases

The Honourable Justice Sager will be joined by PGT lawyers Anthea Cheung and Olivia Holzapfel to discuss what to expect when the PGT is involved in your Child Welfare Case.

Topics will include:
– The role of counsel with respect to mentally incapable litigants;
– Information about the PGT office and their role in child welfare
proceedings; and,
– General tips on communicating with and representing mentally
incapable litigants.

Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct include: Rule 3.2-9 Client with Diminished Capacity; Rule
3.3-1 Confidential Information; Rule 5.1 Lawyer as Advocate

When: 13 December, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Where: 47 Sheppard Avenue East, Courtroom A -> 2nd Floor

This promises to be an informative presentation and will be an excellent opportunity to meet other lawyers practicing child protection law. We hope to see you there!

This event is FREE! RSVP to hgaberkatz@glassassoc.com

Students welcome and encouraged to attend!

This event has been accredited for 1.0 Professionalism Hours toward total CPD requirements.

AFCC Ontario New Child Protection Lawyers’ Group : Stephanie Giannandrea, Robyn Switzer, Shuah Roskies, and Haley Gaber-Katz.

Please click here to download the flyer!