Events/Releases

Manishen to speak at Hamilton Law Association event

Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen will share his insights on the relationship between criminal and civil law at an upcoming professionalism session, presented by the Hamilton Law Association. Read more

Kirsh to participate in panel discussion on validity of gifts

Toronto estate litigator Felice Kirsh will participate in a panel discussion on the validity of gifts at the upcoming B’nai Brith Estates and Trusts CLE Seminar for Lawyers and Accountants. Read more

Hull to chair panel discussion on validity of gifts

Toronto estates and trusts litigator Ian Hull will chair a panel discussion on the validity of gifts at the upcoming B’nai Brith Estates and Trusts CLE Seminar for Lawyers and Accountants. Read more

Conant to discuss new condo legislation at SpringFest

Toronto condominium lawyer Armand Conant will provide an update on Bill 106, Protecting Condominium Owners Act , at the upcoming SpringFest in Toronto. Read more

Hull, Popovic-Montag to speak at ‘Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2017’

Toronto estates and trusts litigator Ian Hull is set to co-chair the upcoming "Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2017" program, presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Lawyers Financial is new brand of CBIA, providing insurance and investment products for busy lawyers

TORONTO – April 25, 2017 – Lawyers Financial is the simplified and updated go-to-market brand for high quality insurance and investment products, created specifically for the needs of lawyers, their families, and law firm staff across Canada. Lawyers Financial is a trade mark of The Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA). Read more

Hull, Popovic-Montag to co-chair HCLA Estates & Family Law Seminar

On May 5, Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag of Hull & Hull LLP will co-chair the Halton County Law Association (HCLA) Estates & Family Law Seminar in Oakville. Read more

Karimjee to share mediation practice insights at OBA event

Toronto employment lawyer Kumail Karimjee will share his insights and strategies on how to break into the mediation field and build a thriving practice at the upcoming ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution Program,’ presented by the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). Read more

Neuberger to discuss proposed marijuana laws on Legal Briefs

Toronto criminal lawyer Joseph Neuberger will examine the proposed marijuana legislation and changes to impaired driving laws tonight on the live call-in radio show, Legal Briefs , on AM640. Read more

Samaroo-Tsaktsiris to share insights on estate and retirement planning

Toronto lawyer Sarita Samaroo-Tsaktsiris will share her insights on estate and retirement planning at an upcoming “Planning for your financial future” session, sponsored by the Hospital for Sick Children. Read more

Radnoff to discuss key considerations of settlement at LSUC program

Toronto commercial litigator and appellate counsel Brian Radnoff will share his insights on settlement agreements at the upcoming “A litigator's guide to enduring terms of settlement and releases,” program, presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). Read more

Deliscar presenting 'French Legalese for Lawyers' webinar series

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will partner with ezCPD.ca this month to offer a three-part webinar series for lawyers exploring French legalese. Participants will learn both French and English legal terms, enabling them to work more effectively with French-speaking clients or when clients have French matters. The workshop will be interactive, including tests and polls to encourage participant engagement. At the end of the course, lawyers will have expanded their knowledge and vocabulary of French legal terms to assist in communicating with clients and reading French legal documents. Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation , will present the first webinar, French Legalese for Lawyers – Civil Litigation , April 13 from 1 - 2 p.m. The second, French Legalese for Lawyers – Corporate-Commercial, will take place April 18 from 1 - 2 p.m. Read more

Millennial grads face reality of part-time, contract work

(April 10, 2017 — Toronto) — With thousands of millennials about to graduate this spring from Canadian universities and colleges, a new group of young adults will face the reality of part-time and contract work. It’s a stark contrast to the full-time employment enjoyed by previous generations. Read more

TLA to host an evening with author Norman Bacal

On May 3, the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) will host an evening with Norman Bacal, author of Breakdown – The inside story of the rise and fall of Heenan Blaikie , which details the rise and fall of one of Canada’s preeminent law firms, which, at one point, boasted over 1,100 employees, and featured such luminaries as former prime ministers Pierre Trudeau and Jean Chretien, former Quebec premier Pierre-Marc Johnson, and former Supreme Court of Canada justice Michel Bastarache on its letterhead. Read more

Spring training for DivorceMate to kick off

DivorceMate Software Inc. is holding training sessions across Ontario to showcase how to optimize their child and spousal-support software, says company president Michael Perlman. Read more

Andriessen re-elected HCLA treasurer for third term

Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen is set to begin her third term as treasurer of the Halton County Law Association (HCLA) after she was re-elected to the board of directors earlier this month. Read more

Hull, Popovic-Montag to share estate planning meeting tips at TLA event

Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag will share their methodology for conducting streamlined estate planning meetings at an upcoming practical program, presented by the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA). Read more

Gary Will to discuss punitive damages at Queen's Law

On March 28, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will is set to share his insights on punitive damages with students at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law. Read more

Rosen, Dykeman to co-chair health-care privacy, information management program

Toronto health lawyers Lonny Rosen and Mary Jane Dykeman will co-chair and share their insights at the ‘2017 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information Management in Healthcare’ program on April 10, presented by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more