PRACTISING COURAGE

Jun. 1, 2018
Saint John NB

June 1, 2018 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm • Lily Lake Pavilion, Saint John
MCPD: Awaiting accreditation from the Law Society of NB

CO-CHAIRS: Tiffany Mackay French, Carleton Law Group, Saint John 
           Mélanie Tompkins, City of Saint John, Saint John 
                          Elspeth Hagan, McCain Foods Limited, Florenceville-Bristol
                       

Space is limited. Register early to ensure your spot.

THIS CONFERENCE BREAKS NEW GROUND
With Ms. Henein’s help and generosity, we will raise awareness and funds for First Nations women, in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. A fund has been created and is being graciously managed by the Fergusson Foundation for this purpose.

OPENING REMARKS by the Honourable Madam Justice Margaret Larlee

THE IMPORTANCE OF DUE PROCESS
Moderator: Jeffery Callaghan, McInnes Cooper, Fredericton

Shane Martinez, Martinez Law, Toronto

Jill M. Knee, Office of the Attorney General, Saint John

Steven Foulds, Steven Foulds Law Office, Fredericton 

WHEN JUSTICE REQUIRES ACCOUNTABILITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Moderator: Christian Whalen, Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, Fredericton

Amy Gough Farnworth, NBCC, Fredericton
Sarah Dennene, Child and Youth Advocate, Fredericton
Karen Lee, Office of the Attorney General, Fredericton

REPRESENTING THE UNPOPULAR CLIENT
Moderator: Sarina McKinnon, NB Human Rights Commission, Fredericton

Marie Henein, Henein Hutchison LLP, Toronto
Margaret Gallagher, Q.C., Legal Aid Services Commission, Saint John

FIRESIDE CHAT
This year, the
Honourable Madam Justice Barbara L. Baird will have a candid discussion with Ms. Marie Henein of Henein Hutchison LLP in Toronto about the challenges of a high profile legal career.  

KEYNOTE SPEECH
Topic: Practising Courage

Marie Henein, Henein Hutchison LLP, Toronto

MAKING SPACE: THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON OUR LEGAL PROCESS    
Co-Moderators: Elspeth Hagan, McCain Foods Limited, Florenceville-Bristol & Mélanie Tompkins, City of Saint John, Saint John

Honourable Graydon Nicholas, St. Thomas University, Fredericton
Tammy Augustine, Elsipogtog Health & Wellness Centre, Elsipogtog First Nation

CLOSING REMARKS by the Honourable Madam Justice Margaret Larlee

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Borden Ladner Gervais

Canty Lutz Delaquis Grant

Carleton Law Group

CBCL Limited

Cox & Palmer

Ernst & Young LLP

Godbout Fawcett

McInnes Cooper

PwC

Stewart McKelvey

The Burke Law Group

Thandi

Torys LLP

 

 

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