North Toronto Family Court Education Committee presents,
THE JUDGES’ PANEL: Advocacy Tips from the Bench
Join the 47 Sheppard judges on ZOOM to receive practical advice and advocacy tips from the Bench. Topics covered by the judges will include written advocacy, disclosure, conducting trials, the proper use of conferences, procedural forms, court demeanour and persuasiveness, the use of assessments, how to handle confidential medical/psychological records, the “use and abuse” of delay, and how to deal with “difficult” judges.
Chair: The Honourable Justice Stanley Sherr, Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
The Honourable Justice Robert Spence
The Honourable Justice Debra Paulseth
The Honourable Justice Roselyn Zisman
The Honourable Justice Carole Curtis
The Honourable Justice Carolyn Jones
The Honourable Justice Melanie Sager
When: Thursday, May 20th, 2021 from 4:30 to 6:00 PM
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost of Admission: Free!
Please register in advance through the Family Lawyers’ Association at: . You will be sent a link and password to join the program. Please indicate your profession in your email (lawyer, social worker, city worker, law student, etc).
The deadline to register is May 13th, 2021.
On the day of, please ensure to join the program at 4:00 PM. If you attempt to join at 4:30 PM or thereafter, there may be a delay in admitting you.
Please join the meeting with your name as registered or you will risk being removed. Once admitted to the program, you are free to attend to other tasks until the 4:30 PM start time.
This program may be claimed for 1.0 Substantive Hours and 0.5 Professionalism Hours towards total CPD Requirements. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.
Please click here to view the flyer!