YLD Advocacy Primer 3 Part Webcast Series  

Dec. 15, 2021 - Feb. 17, 2022
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OBA Young Lawyers Division PROGRAMS

Advocacy Primer: Professionalism in Motions
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 12 pm - 1 pm

There is a certain art to preparing and arguing motions, and it can be challenging to manage tight timelines and high client expectations. Ensure you are up to speed on how to manage the professionalism challenges accompanying motions with this valuable event. Gain unparalleled insights from our expert panel on critical topics, including:

  • Preparation strategies for frequently-used motions: how to manage your time effectively and prepare your client
  • How to deal with difficult opposing counsel and/or self-represented litigants
  • Ethical pitfalls to avoid during a motion hearing
  • Considerations about costs, enforcement of orders, and the aftermath of motions


Don't miss an important discussion about practical tips on how to tailor motions for various practice areas!

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Tahir Khorasanee, Loopstra Nixon LLP
Nancy Sarmento Barkhordari, Gosai Law

PROGRAM SPEAKERS

Jennifer Gold, Wood Gold LLP
Rachel Migicovsky, TAP Law
Mirilyn R. Sharp, Sharp Legal



Advocacy Primer: Drafting Persuasive Facta
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Writing an effective factum is fundamental to solving and winning legal disputes on behalf of your client. The art of persuasion is essential in litigation – you’ll be more successful as a lawyer if you can write in a compelling and convincing way. Join our expert faculty to hear strategies for:

  • Creating a clear and comprehensive road map in the overview
  • Presenting the salient facts in a persuasive manner
  • Structuring your arguments and weaving in the facts and the law
  • Reviewing and revising your factum, and strategies for time management


Join us for this valuable program!

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Natalie Garvin, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Noam Uri, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

PROGRAM SPEAKERS

The Honourable David W. Stratas, Federal Court of Appeal
Gerald Chan, Stockwoods LLP
Brandon Kain, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Diane Laranja, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP



Advocacy Primer: Summary Judgment Motions
Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 12 pm - 1 pm

The summary judgment motion can be a powerful tool and is a key component of a litigator’s toolbox. However, you need to know when summary judgment is appropriate and how these motions can be used effectively, whether you are bringing these motions or defending against them. Get updates on recent case law and understand what the judiciary expects for summary judgment motions. Our seasoned faculty will share:

  • Practical insight on the cases that are ideal for summary disposition
  • How to commence or defend a motion for summary judgment
  • Expectations for counsel at a hearing for a motion for summary judgment
  • Strategies for managing client expectations and tips for effective communication


Join us to delve deeper into the use of summary judgment motions. Register now to sharpen your skill with this essential litigation tool!

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Tahir Khorasanee, Loopstra Nixon LLP
Nancy Sarmento Barkhordari, Gosai Law

Package  DETAILS

Dates
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Times:
Advocacy Primer: Professionalism in Motions
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 12 pm - 1 pm Program (ET)

Advocacy Primer: Drafting Persuasive Facta
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm Program (ET)

Advocacy Primer: Summary Judgment Motions
Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 12 pm - 1 pm Program (ET)
 

PROGRAM PRICE

CBA Member: $63* | CBA Student Member: $63* | Non-Member: $129*

*plus applicable taxes

 

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