Events/Releases

Grace to discuss sexual assault, #MeToo at OBA-RODA conference

The Ontario Bar Association and the Roundtable of Diversity Association’s Annual Diversity Conference returns later this month to provide thought-provoking, practical discussions on current issues for diverse lawyers and allies. Read more

Kotak hosts fundraiser to support veterans

For the fourth consecutive year Mississauga personal injury lawyer Nainesh Kotak will be hosting Kotaklaw Military Appreciation Day, an event where he brings out 1,000 troops, veterans and cadets to a Brampton Beast hockey game. Read more

DivorceMate kicks off Western roadshow for new Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc. will host free lunch and learn sessions and a training seminar in western Canada on its new Cloud product line, says Canadian legal software supplier Michael Perlman. Read more

Hooper to chair FOLA's upcoming plenary session

Jaye Hooper, chair of The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA), will chair the association’s plenary session, which takes place Nov. 7-9 in Waterloo. Read more

Karimjee to co-chair LSO's 19th annual Employment Law Summit

On Oct. 30 , Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Kumail Karimjee will co-chair the Law Society of Ontario’s Employment Law Summit. Read more

Colman to share insights on ESP myths in upcoming webinar

Toronto family lawyer Gene C. Colman will discuss the most commonly held myths and stereotypes around equal shared parenting (ESP) in an upcoming webinar presented by the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario ( FDRIO ). Read more

Andriessen to assess LPP candidates, discuss justice education at fall events

Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen is participating at a number of events this fall, with a focus on mentorship and justice education. Read more

Williams HR Law recognized as law boutique of the year

The Canadian HR Awards recently named Williams HR Law as Labour and Employment Law Boutique of the Year — an accolade which Markham, Ont.-based employment lawyer Laura Williams says is a reflection of her team's hard work and commitment to excellence. Read more

Israel to share insights on employment law mediation

Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Peter Israel will share his insights on employment law mediation at the 19 th annual Employment Law Summit in Toronto. Read more

Stuart Rudner recognized as legal influencer in Canadian employment law by Lexology

Toronto lawyer Stuart Rudner has been recognized as a Legal Influencer in Canadian employment law in the first Lexology Awards, announced Oct. 3. Read more

Cherniak to share insights on Groia case at Lerners CPD seminar

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak will discuss key points and lessons from the landmark case Groia v. Law Society of Upper Canada as part of an upcoming Continuing Professional Development seminar, presented by Lerners LLP. Read more

Webb to co-chair OBA forensic science panel

Toronto criminal lawyer Melanie Webb will co-chair the Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) upcoming panel, "Forensic Science and the Law: An Uneasy Coexistence." Read more

Cahill to share tips on finding the right expert in med-mal cases

Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill will share some of his tips for choosing the right expert witness for medical malpractice cases during a live webinar hosted by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on Sept. 17. Read more

Rashid to co-host OTLA's 2018 LTD Workshop

Do you practice in the area of long-term disability? J oin your colleagues at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's 2018 LTD Workshop and l earn practical tips from an expert panel about mediating LTD claims, preparing your case for litigation , exclusion clauses, and what expert reports to use. Read more

Rastin to present at OTLA's long-term disability workshop

Barrie-area personal injury lawyer Steve Rastin will share practical tips at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2018 LTD Workshop. Read more

Will Davidson LLP to host seminar on PI trials

Will Davidson LLP will host an upcoming seminar on the intricacies of a personal injury trial. Read more

Rose to present at OBA Mediation Bootcamp

Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose will share his insights and provide practical advice at an upcoming Ontario Bar Association's Mediation Bootcamp. Read more

DivorceMate hosts information session on new Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc. will host a free information session in September on its new Cloud product line, says Canadian legal software supplier Michael Perlman. Read more

Grey Wowk Spencer LLP welcomes new partner

Alberta Indigenous rights litigator Leighton Grey and Lawren Wowk are pleased to welcome Hart Spencer into the firm’s new partnership of Grey Wowk Spencer LLP. Read more

Kingston & the 1000 Islands legal conference is coming up!

To attend, please complete and submit the attached registration form or for more information, please visit: https://cfla.on.ca/index.php/services-and-benefits/1000-islands-legal-conference/ or contact library@cfla.on.ca . Read more