Events/Releases

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

Webinar to dispel myths around vacation entitlements

On Oct. 28, Ontario employment lawyer Stuart Rudner will present a live webinar for HR professionals, aimed at clearing up the myths and misconceptions around vacation time and pay. Read more

CBA estates event to feature mediation role play panel

Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag will be among the presenters at the upcoming Will, Estate and Trust Fundamentals for Estate Practitioners program, hosted by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). Read more

Cohen to discuss fertility law at Life After Childhood Cancer event

Toronto fertility lawyer Sara Cohen will be speaking at the upcoming 3 rd Life After Childhood Cancer event, hosted by the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario and Camp Oochigeas. Read more

Three-day program to focus on health-sector privacy officer training

Toronto health law firm Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP (DDO Health Law) is offering three days of health sector privacy officer training this fall, featuring 20 hours of intensive instruction from leading legal educators in the field, DDO partners Mary Jane Dykeman and Kate Dewhirst . Read more

Webinars to focus on abstracting contracts in French, Spanish

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present two webinars for translators in October, in partnership with The Alexandria Library, on the topic of abstracting contracts in French and Spanish. Read more

Rudner to discuss strategic HR approaches at Vaughan Small Business Week

Ontario employment lawyer Stuart Rudner will discuss strategic HR initiatives at an upcoming event on accessibility standards for small businesses, hosted by the City of Vaughan economic development department as part of Vaughan Small Business Week. Read more

Desloges Law Group to offer immigration seminars in Colombia

Toronto immigration lawyer Andrew Carvajal will participate in an expo in Colombia this month aimed at providing information on opportunities to work or live permanently in Canada. Read more