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March 2021

CLA Women’s Committee VIRTUAL “TÊTE-À-TÊTE” OPEN FORUM

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: March 12, 2021, 12 to 1 p.m.


One of the hardest parts of being a criminal defence lawyer is managing clients. For female lawyers and female identifying lawyers, client management has its own and unique challenges: having clients who may not respect lawyer-client boundaries; clients who are dangerous if they aren’t happy with the case outcome or the way it was handled. […]

March 2021

CLA Indigenous Committee ‘Meet and Greet’

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: March 4, 2021, 7 to 8:30 p.m.


Do you identify as Indigenous and practice Criminal Defence? Join is March 4, 2021 at 7 p.m. for a free virtual session. The Indigenous Committee – formally the Aboriginal Committee (CLA) is hosting a virtual get together for all members (and prospective members) of the CLA who identify as Indigenous and practice criminal defence. Law Students and […]

February 2021

The 6th Annual CLA & LAMDA Virtual Mental Health Conference

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021


CPD Confirmed!

  • Professionalism Hours: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Hours: 30 minutes
  • Substantive Hours: 2 hours  and 15 minutes (if hours are not needed for EDI and/or professionalism they can be added to substantive)

November 2020

6th Annual Recent Call Conference

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020


CPD Confirmed!

  • Professionalism Hours: 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Hours: 45 minutes
  • Substantive Hours: 1 hour and 30 minutes (if hours are not needed for EDI and/or professionalism they can be added to

November 2020

Live Virtual Presentation: 2020 G. Arthur Martin Criminal Justice Medal Recipient is Philip Campbell

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Thursday, November 5, 7 to 8:30 p.m.


The Martin Medal was struck in 1989 to honour Goldwyn Arthur Martin, a nationally prominent criminal lawyer and eminent jurist. It is awarded in recognition of lifelong achievement and sustained commitment to the principles and advancement of criminal justice in Canada.

July 2020

July 22 – Live Webcast: Issues in criminal, civil, and regulatory litigation – when can you access evidence from one proceeding and use it in another?

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: 22 Jul 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Live Webcast


Do you represent a client whose profession is governed by a regulatory body? Is your client being sued as well as criminally charged?  

July 2020

July 6 – Part 5: DIGITAL MENTORING with Alan Gold (live webcast)

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Monday, July 6, 4 to 5:30 p.m.


Participation in the first four sessions is not required to register for this fifth session.

June 2020

FREE! Part 4 on June 29: DIGITAL MENTORING with Alan Gold

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Monday, June 29, 2020, 4 to 5:30 p.m.


As a result of popular demand and the overwhelming positive feedback from the first three sessions, we are adding a fourth live webcast Digital Mentoring session with Alan Gold. More than 850 members have accessed the Digital Mentoring Series to date – don’t miss out on this fourth session!

June 2020

June 22 – Part 3: DIGITAL MENTORING with Alan Gold (Live webcast)

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Monday, June 22 at 4 p.m.


As a result of popular demand and the overwhelming positive feedback from the first two sessions, we are adding a THIRD Digital Mentoring session with Alan Gold.

June 2020

June 15 – Part 2: DIGITAL MENTORING with Alan Gold (live webcast)

Program Type: CLA Legal Programs

Date: Monday, June 15, 4 to 5 p.m.


As a result of popular demand and the overwhelming positive feedback from the first session, we are adding a second Digital Mentoring session with Alan Gold.