Toronto Lawyers Association presents: The Progression of a Small Claims Court File

With a monetary jurisdiction of $25,000, the Ontario Small Claims Court is the busiest civil court in the province. As an articling student or new lawyer, much of your litigation experience will be in this court. The knowledgeable panel Deputy Judge Chris Ashby, Deputy Judge Sam Marr, and Laurine Shaw, Small Claims Court Project Coordinator, PBLO and Moderator Deputy Judge Mark Gannage, want you to succeed. This practical nutshell will provide a step-by-step overview of the process on topics such as:

-Preparing and Serving Pleadings – Acquire the Basics for Success

-Settlement Conferences – learn how to avoid going to trial

-Trials – avoid common mistakes

-Costs, Motions, Assessments, and Collections – hear about the key things you need to know

-Volunteer Opportunities – increase your skills

Join us on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 5:15 in the TLA Lawyers Lounge, 2nd Floor, 361 University Avenue Courthouse.

Register on the TLA website.

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