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ASK ME ANYTHING SPEAKER SERIES: FEATURING ANITA SZIGETI

Date: Friday, February 12, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m ET. via Zoom

The CLA Women’s Committee is proud to present the first of several interactive conversations that highlight fantastic female lawyers and provides an opportunity for you to learn from their experience.

About Anita Szigeti:

LEADER: President of Law and Mental Disorder Association (LAMDA.) Board Member of the National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA), Board Member, Pilot Place, Former CLA Toronto Director, Former Chair, current member of CLA’s Mental Disorder Committee, former Chair of Mental Health Legal Committee (MHLC) and Legal Aid’s Mental Health Policy Advisory Committee. 

ADVOCATE: Mental Health Lawyer. Litigating before tribunals, in Appellate Courts, at Coroner’s Inquests, All Day Every Day. 

EXPERIENCE: 28 years. 

TEACHER: U of T Law Faculty – Trial Advocacy, Forensic Psychiatric Resident training. Educates Lawyers, Doctors, Judges, Coroners, Families, Clients, Everybody. 

CO-AUTHOR: Three Books.Guide to Consent and Capacity Law in Ontario,Halsbury’s Mental Health Law, anda Guide to Mental Disorder in Criminal Justice Mattersnew in 2020. 

MOTHER: Argues endlessly with two teenagers. 

DRINKS: Pour-over coffee and oat-milk cappuccino, each made lovingly at home. 

GOALS: Liberate detained clients!! 

MOTTO: “I never dreamed I’d grow up to be a super-cute lawyer-mom but here I am killing it.” (favourite coffee mug)

OPEN TO CLA MEMBERS – FREE OF CHARGE

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