Events/Releases

Andriessen to discuss mentoring at law club event

Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen will share her thoughts on the topics of sexual harassment in the workplace and the importance of mentoring in the legal field at two events later this month. Read more

Hull to speak at Law Commission of Ontario event

Toronto trusts and estates litigator Ian Hull will speak at the launch of the Law Commission of Ontario’s Simplified Procedures for Small Estates report this week. Read more

CPD On-Time presenting Criminal Minds II seminar, webcast

Professional development portal CPD On-Time will offer its Criminal Minds II seminar Nov. 30, featuring presentations for lawyers and paralegals on issues related to running a criminal law practice. Read more

Waddell to speak at 7th Annual Class Actions Colloquium

Toronto class-action lawyer Margaret Waddell will be part of the expert speaker faculty at the upcoming 7th Annual Class Actions Colloquium, presented by the Ontario Bar Association. Read more

Rudner to focus on workplace investigations at HRPA event

Ontario employment lawyer Stuart Rudner will discuss workplace investigations at an upcoming event presented by the Barrie chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) professional development department. Read more

Conant to discuss Bill 106 at Condominium Conference

Toronto condominium lawyer Armand Conant will share his insights into the latest updates related to Bill 106 at the 19 th Annual Condominium Conference later this month. Read more

Hull to chair webcast on new estates tax act

Toronto trusts and estates litigator Ian Hull will chair an upcoming webcast on the new Estates Tax Act, presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Fall CPD event to discuss judicial reform, Ukraine-Canada free trade

On Nov. 17, the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association (UCBA) will hold its fall CPD event in Toronto, featuring presentations from expert speakers on topics such as judicial reform and free trade, says Toronto lawyer Taras Kulish , member of the UCBA executive. Read more

Heft Law to offer free seminar on preparing for divorce

Toronto-area family lawyer Reesa Heft will share her expertise and advice on preparing for divorce at an upcoming free seminar open to the public. Read more

Bent to host Celebration of Personal Injury Bar event

London personal injury lawyer Maia Bent will be the Master of Ceremonies at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Celebration of the Personal Injury Bar event on Nov. 13. Read more

Rosen to discuss health law at Advocates' Society Fall Conference

Toronto health lawyer Lonny Rosen will be speaking at this year’s Advocates’ Society Fall Convention, set to take place in Mexico later this month. Read more

Howden to moderate panel on condo health and safety

Toronto litigation lawyer Deborah Howden will be sharing her thoughts on condo health and safety at the upcoming 19 th Annual Condominium Conference. Read more

Family Dispute Resolution Week features events for professionals, public

The Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) is set to kick off its inaugural Family Dispute Resolution Week later this month, with a keynote speech from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, says Toronto public relations professional Jana Schilder. Read more

Negotiating severance packages focus of Google Hangout

Toronto employment lawyers Stuart Rudner and Natalie MacDonald will host an upcoming Google Hangout on how employers and employees should handle the negotiation of severance packages. Read more

Seligman to discuss provincial nominee program at Law Society summit

Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman will share her thoughts on the provincial nominee program at the upcoming 23 rd Annual Immigration Law Summit, hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Hull, Popovic-Montag to discuss will challenges, estate planning

Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag will share their expertise on estate planning issues involving elderly clients at an upcoming program hosted by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Dykeman to provide insight into key issues in long-term care homes

Toronto health lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman will present a primer on key issues in long-term care homes at the upcoming 2015 Guide to Advising the Elderly Client program, hosted by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Events to focus on labour laws, impact of social media comments

Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod is set to share his thoughts on a number of hot topics facing employers at events in Kingston and Toronto this fall. Read more

Ticker to co-chair program on advising the elderly client

Toronto-area estates litigator Charles Ticker will co-chair the 2015 Guide to Advising the Elderly Client program, hosted by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Campaign focuses on importance of cyclist visibility

Visibility through proper lighting and reflective gear on bicycles is one of the most important aspects of road safety for cyclists, says Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown , a partner with McLeish Orlando LLP . Read more