Ethics and Professionalism in Workers’ Compensation Adjudication [WEBCAST ONLY] 

Nov. 13, 2019
Toronto ON

OBA Workers' Compensation Law PROGRAM | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Lawyers practicing workers’ compensation law are presented with unique ethical and professional dilemmas.  What are the tactics and strategies lawyers should use to make a persuasive case within the ethical bounds of the practice of law?  What ethical and professional considerations do WSIAT Adjudicators expect during a hearing, especially when it involves self-represented parties? Join our stellar faculty in their roundtable discussion about the influence of ethics in their practice, argument and interpretation of the law from the moment they obtain the claim file to closing arguments at WSIAT, including:

  • Ethical considerations in presenting a case
  • Ethics in WSIAT hearings
  • The influence of ethics in the interpretation of the Rules of Professional Conduct


Gain new strategies that will lead to you becoming a more skilled advocate.

PROGRAM CHAIR

Jennifer Chan, Ryan Edmonds Workplace Counsel

PROGRAM SPEAKERS

John Bartolomeo, Lawyer/Co-Director, Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic
Hossein Moghtaderi, Associate Lawyer, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Joanna Smith, WSIAT Vice-Chair

PROGRAM DETAILS

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm  Registration
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  Program
5:00 pm  Reception
Location: OBA Conference Centre
20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON | M5C 2B8
 

PROGRAM PRICE

CBA Member: $70* | CBA Student Member: $40* | Non-Member: $117*

*plus applicable taxes

 

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