Events/Releases

Hull to discuss SLRA at Osgoode family law program

Toronto trusts and estates litigator Ian Hull will share his expertise on dependant claims under the Succession Law Reform Act (SLRA) at an upcoming family law program hosted by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Deliscar to present French legalese for lawyers webinars

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will partner with ezCPD.ca to offer a three-part webinar series for lawyers about 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 in order to assist in communicating with clients and reading French legal documents. Deliscar will present the first webinar, French Legalese for Lawyers I – Corporate-Commercial , Sept. 29 from 1 - 2 p.m. The second, French Legalese for Lawyers I – Civil Litigation , will take place Oct. 6 from 1 - 2 p.m. Read more

Q&A to address impact of new medical marijuana regulations

On Oct. 1 at 11 a.m., join Toronto employment lawyers Stuart Rudner and Natalie MacDonald on LinkedIn for a Q&A session on how the recently passed Medical Marijuana Access Regulations affect both employers and employees. Read more

'Ask the Lawyer' event to focus on family law

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will speak on the topic of family law in Ontario at the Lamb of God Women’s Conference on Oct. 10. Read more

Webinar to outline tips for navigating tax audits

On Oct. 1 , Toronto tax litigator Adrienne Woodyard will share practical strategies for navigating audits and resolving tax disputes with the government via a webinar hosted by Wolters Kluwer. Read more

New series to focus on employment law issues for health care organizations

Toronto health law firm Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP will be hosting a new monthly call-in program dedicated to employment law issues for health care organizations, led by its senior human resources counsel, Maria McDonald. Read more

Where does the duty to investigate harassment allegations begin ... and end?

In light of a recent suit brought against former Ontario Premier and Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games chair, David Peterson, Toronto employment lawyers Stuart Rudner and Natalie MacDonald will host an upcoming Google Hangout on the duty to investigate allegations of harassment. Read more

Deliscar offers official document authentication webinar

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present an online course for translators on the authentication of official documents Sept.16 from 2 – 3 p.m. Read more

Translator webinars to focus on legal correspondence, contracts

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will host an upcoming two-part live webinar series via ProZ.com, on the language of contracts and legal correspondence. Read more

Neeson to discuss Nortel trial technology at fall events

Toronto court reporter Kim Neeson will share her thoughts and experiences on the role of technology in the cross-border Nortel Networks trial at several events in Alberta and Ontario this fall. Read more

Popovic-Montag to chair Law Society probate essentials event

Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Suzana Popovic-Montag will chair the upcoming Practice Gems: Probate Essentials 2015 program, hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Huberman to moderate panel on drafting winning motion records

Toronto litigator, mediator and arbitrator Marvin J. Huberman will be moderating the 2 nd Annual Drafting Winning Motion Materials seminar on Sept. 9, hosted by the Toronto Lawyers Association. Read more

Orlando to speak at 2015 Back to School conference

Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando will share his thoughts on the changes to the definition of catastrophic impairment at the 2015 Back to School conference, hosted by PIA Law and the Toronto ABI Network. Read more

LinkedIn event to discuss accommodation of disability

Toronto employment lawyers Stuart Rudner and Natalie MacDonald will host an upcoming LinkedIn Q&A on accommodation of disability, in light of a recent Alberta Human Rights Tribunal decision. Read more

Desloges Law Group celebrates five years with Toronto boat cruise

Boutique immigration law firm Desloges Law Group will celebrate its fifth anniversary this week with a boat cruise around the Toronto harbour. Read more

Deliscar to offer extended hours at Brampton office

Starting this summer, lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will open the Brampton office of Deliscar Professional Corporation on the third Saturday of every month for walk-in notarizations. Read more

Conference to highlight timely issues for condo industry

Toronto condominium lawyer Armand Conant will be presenting at an upcoming conference in London, Ont., hosted by the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario and the Canadian Condominium Institute. Read more

Conant to discuss Bill 106 at AMCO Town Hall

Toronto condominium lawyer Armand Conant will be speaking at the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario (AMCO)’s Town Hall meeting. Read more

Conant to provide insight on Condo Act changes

Toronto condominium lawyer Armand Conant will be part of a panel discussion hosted by the Canadian Condominium Institute (Toronto and Area Chapter), discussing the Ontario government’s recently proposed condo legislation. Read more

Webinar to explain impact of Carter v. Canada on health care providers

Toronto health lawyer Mary Jane Dykeman will co-present an upcoming webinar on physician-assisted dying, a term used in the recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision in Carter v. Canada . The session is presented by a lawyer and an ethicist who have worked over many years on tough clinical issues, including end of life. Read more