Helpful Insights on Dealing with Litigants with Mental Health Challenges 

May 1, 2018
Ottawa ON

OBA Constittional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights Law / Administrative Law PROGRAM
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Whether you are representing an individual with mental health challenges, find yourself opposite such an individual, or in the role of adjudicator, dealing with such a litigant requires unique considerations. Join our expert panel to gather valuable and practical advice on how to navigate this tricky circumstance, including:

  • Determining whether your client has the capacity to instruct counsel
  • Managing support people and other potentially interfering parties
  • How to raise the issue with the adjudicator
  • Avoiding discrimination against the individual in accessing justice


SPEAKERS

Colleen Bauman, Goldblatt Partners LLP 
Kim Dullet, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Paul Groarke, Former Member of the Human Rights Tribunal; retired academic, author of LEGAL THEORIES (Oxford University Press, 2013) 
Dr. Ron Seatter, Psychologist 


PROGRAM CHAIRS

Fiona Campbell, Goldblatt Partners LLP
Susheel Gupta, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

PROGRAM DETAILS

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 8:30 am Registration
9:00 am - 11:00 am Program
Location: Alt Hotel Ottawa
185 Slater Street | Otttawa, ON | K1P 0C8
 

PROGRAM PRICE

CBA Member: $85* | CBA Student Member: $45* | Non-Member: $145*

*plus applicable taxes

 

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    This program is also available as a Live Webcast

 

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