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CDL – Small Claims – Big Questions Issues in Small Claims Court Advocacy

by Canadian Defence Lawyers
June 23, 2017
McInnes Cooper, 1300-1969 Upper Water St., Halifax

Join us for an informative lunch and learn session on the ins and outs of Small Claims Court advocacy hosted by two adjudicators: Mr. Eric Slone and Mr. Augustus Richardson, Q. C. Hear directly from the bench on what is and is not effective advocacy before the Small Claims Court.  


Specific topics include:

  • Dealing with self-represented litigants
  • Evidentiary issues, including objections, hearsay and affidavits
  • Procedural Issues including advanced requests for adjournments and best practices for quick judgments
  • Best practices at trial, including exhibits, testimony and presenting arguments


This lunch and learn is presented by the Canadian Defence Lawyers, Young Lawyers Committee but attendance is open to all interested lawyers and insurance industry professionals.  We hope to see you there!

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