Canadian Underwriter


CDL – Annual Meeting

by Canadian Defence Lawyers
June 06, 2018
One King West Hotel, 1 King St W., Toronto Members $621.59; Non-Members $791 CPD: 6 Hours of CPD including 1 hour of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion credit with LSO

Annual General Meeting & Conference

One King West Hotel | 1 King St. West , Toronto

6 hours of CPD including 1 hour Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Sandra Corbett, QC, Field LLP, Edmonton 
Chris Madill, Stewart McKelvey, Halifax


Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives –
Positively Moving Towards Equality in the Legal Profession

Opening Remarks by Paul Schabas, Treasurer, Law Society of Ontario
 Moderator: Audrey Ramsay, B
louin Dunn LLP, Toronto, ON
Douglas K. Burrell, Partner, Drew Eckl Franham, Atlanta, GA
May Cheng, Partner, Osler, Toronto, ON
Fernando Garcia, General Counsel, Nissan Canada, Mississauga, ON

The Latest Word on Canadian Contractual Interpretation – 
Abandoning the Historical Approach and Embracing Interpretive Dance
     Scott Campbell, Stewart McKelvey, Halifax, NS
Ryan Krushelnitzky, Field LLP, Edmonton, AB

Of Counsel” – Live Podcast
     Hosted by Sean Robichaud, Robichaud’s Criminal Defence Litigation, Toronto, ON
     Special Guest: Lorne Sossin, Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School

Lunch & Keynote Speaker  – The Art of Persuasive Advocacy
     Madame Justice Cory A. Gilmore, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto, ON

Concussion Litigation: The Next Wave – Mitigating Risk and Preventing Long Term Sequelae
     Sandra Corbett, QC, Partner, Field LLP, Edmonton, AB
Gunter Siegmund, Director of Research, MEA Forensic, Richmond, BC

Entering the Lion’s Den: Navigating the Jury Trial (Lively Q & A Format)
     Emily Coughlin, Partner, Coughlin Betke LLP, Boston, MA
Max Hufton, Partner, Sound Law, Squamish, BC

“It’s a bird …. It’s a plane … It’s a Drone!”:
Commercial Uses and Liability Exposures Associated with Drones
     Jack Delany, Partner, Delany McBride, Philadelphia, PA
Laura Emmett, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP, Waterloo, ON

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