The Law Society and the Ministry of the Attorney General are inviting comments from lawyers, paralegals and the public on the recommendations in Justice Bonkalo’s Family Legal Services Review Report. The FLA is hosting this meeting in order to inform and answer the family law bars’ questions regarding the report’s recommendations on paralegal practice expansion into family law. The FLA invites you to attend and have your questions and concerns addressed.
Where: ARTS AND LETTERS CLUB, 14 ELM STREET
When: May 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Admission is free and non-members are welcome!
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
To: All Judges, MPPs, Lawyers, Program Managers and Social Workers
Re: APCO’s 25th Anniversary
Access for Parents and Children in Ontario (“APCO”) will be celebrating their 25th anniversary on June 15th, 2017. Your attendance would be greatly appreciated and will support families and children who depend on APCO’s services!
Please support the services of APCO’s supervised access program by purchasing one or more tickets for APCO’s 25th Anniversary event. With the purchase of each ticket, you will receive a charitable receipt. Please note that registration will be confirmed once payment is received. All tickets must be purchased by no later than Friday, June 2nd, 2017. Payment can be made in two ways:
1. By donating $100 through the APCO website www.accessforparentsandchildren.on.ca
2. By sending a cheque to APCO’s head office at 100 Sheppard Ave. East, Suite 504, North York, Ontario, M2N 6N5
If you decide to make a donation to APCO, please follow the instructions below:
1. Visit the APCO website at: www.accessforparentsandchildren.on.ca
2. Click on Donation
3. Enter the amount of $100.00
4. Write 25th Anniversary in the message box
5. Complete the process and click submit
6. The system will provide you with confirmation of payment and a receipt
7. Forward a copy of the confirmation of your payment to Fahima Dashti (fahima.dashti@kinark.
Please see the attached invitation for APCO’s 25th anniversary celebration and fundraising event on June 15th, 2017.
311 Jarvis Open Bar Series presents:
PROFESSOR ROLLIE THOMPSON ON THE LAW OF EXPERT EVIDENCE!
Chair: Justice Brian Weagant
Panel: Professor Rollie Thompson, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
Where: 311 Jarvis Street
When: Monday, May 1, 2017
From: 4:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, Professor Thompson will present on expert evidence in family law, including knowing the difference between lay evidence and expert evidence, the Mohan factors, threshold reliability, White Burgess, the standard of admissibility in family law and child protection cases, and much more essential information for practice.
Click here to download the flyer!