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Coming into Focus: How to be an Effective Advocate in your Focused Hearing

Focused hearings are increasing in every aspect of family law and are an essential aspect of domestic and child welfare litigation. Join Justice Sherr and the panel of experienced counsel to unpack the benefits of a focused hearing, how to prepare for and effectively argue a focused hearing, including the rules of evidence and the essentials of client management. This is a can’t- miss program for all litigators!

Chair: The Honourable Justice Stanley Sherr, Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
Speaker: Katie Skinner, CAS Toronto; Reide Kaiser, Staff Lawyer, Family Law Service Centre -Toronto
North; and Aron David, Family Law Counsel
Project Managers: Lauren Calderwood, Simon Fisch and Stephanie Okola


Click here to register now via Eventbrite. Cost is $25, including materials. On the day of the program, the Zoom session will open at 4:00 p.m. Once admitted, you are free to attend to other tasks until the start of the program. If you attempt to join at or after 4:30pm, there may be a delay in admitting you.