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5th Annual Recent Call Conference

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019

 

RECENT CALL CONFERENCE DETAILS:

Sunday, November 17, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Double Tree by Hilton, Mandarin Room, 108 Chestnut St, Toronto

The 5th Annual CLA Recent Call Conference – being held on November 17, 2019 has been accredited for 3 hours and 35 minutes of Professionalism content. 2 hours and 55 minutes substantive (if hours are not needed for professional they can be added to substantive)

IN PERSON OPTION ONLY

The Recent Call Conference is recommended for individuals in their first seven years of practice. Everyone is welcome to register including student, articling students and non-members.

This program provides opportunities for interactivity. Each panel of speakers will invite and answer questions from attendees. In addition, between the formal CPD sessions, attendees will be encouraged to mingle with speakers to follow up on any issues they would require further information on. There are scheduled breaks in the agenda to facilitate discussion and engagement between attendees and speakers. 

Agenda:

8 to 9 a.m.: Registration and opening remarks

9 to 9:50 a.m.: Working with Experts 

  1.  Kelly Bowie, Forensic Scientist, Biology Section, Centre of Forensic Sciences
  2. Sherif Foda, Defence Lawyer
  3. Liam Hendrikse, Consultant Forensic Scientist – Firearms & Ballistics Expert, Crime Scene Analysis

9:50 to 10:40 a.m.: Your First Appeal

  1. Stephanie DiGiuseppe, Defence Lawyer
  2. The Honourable Andras Schreck, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  3. Benita Wassenaar (Crown)

11 a.m. to 11:50 p.m.: Challenges of Criminal Practice: Managing Your Mental Health and Wellness 

  1. Robin Parker, Partner, Founder Paradigm Law
  2. Doron Gold, Psychotherapist
  3. Helgi Maki, Resilience Coaching & Consulting

12 to 1 p.m.: Keynote and lunch: The Honourable Michelle Fuerst, Superior Court of Justice

1 to 1:45 p.m.: Keys to a Thriving Practice: Management, Organization, Billing and more

  1. Nadia Liva, Courtyard Chambers
  2. Megan Schwartzentruber, Cooper, Sandler, Shime & Bergman
  3. David Whelan, Director, Legal Information & the Great Library, LSO

2 to 2:50 p.m.: Bail 2.0 – Handling Complex Bails

  1. Susannah Chung-Alvares, Royle Law
  2. Diana Lumba, Counsel for Public Prosecution Service of Canada
  3. Kim Schofield, Defence Lawyer

2:50 to 3:55 p.m.: Cross-Examination: Watch and Learn

  1. Ehsan Ghebrai, Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini, LLP
  2. Corey Nishio, Defence Lawyer
  3. Brian Ross, Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini, LLP

3:55 to 4 p.m.: Closing Remarks and Thank-you


Recent Call Conference registration:

  • $20 plus HST: CLA members
  • $100 plus HST: Non-members

Register online for the recent call conference by going to https://members.criminallawyers.ca/event-3543633. Registrations are also accepted over the phone if paying by visa, mastercard or american express. Call 416-214-9875, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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