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CDL – Tort Claim Strategies – Young Lawyers Practical Skills Series

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by Canadian Defence Lawyers
June 18, 2018
Twenty Toronto Street Conference Centre Members $197.75 Non-Members $254.25 *this event is restricted to the Defence Bar


Zofia Vorontsova, Desjardins General Insurance Group

Devan Marr, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

On June 18, 2018, join us at the next Practical Skills seminar in our series of  CDL Young Lawyers Division workshops which will provide an opportunity to discuss Tort Claim Strategies with both defence counsel and claims handlers from 4 of Canada’s major insurers
Panel 1: Intake and Preliminary Assessment will discuss Initial Opinions, Statutory Third Party Issues, Taking Instructions, and the Tripartite Relationship between the Insurer, the Insured and Counsel

  • Kadey Schultz, Schultz Frost LLP
  • Emily Schatzker, Laxton Glass LLP
  • Kim Duong, Forbes Chochla LLP
  • Ron Laxer, Desjardins General Insurance Group

Panel 2: Discoveries will discuss preparation of clients for discovery, the process of conducting discoveries, and reporting on discoveries

  • Ruth Henneberry, Blakeney Henneberry Murphy & Galligan
  • Lea Boyd, La Capitale
  • Cassandra Philips, Intact Insurance
  • Gabriel Flatt, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

Panel 3: Settlement and Mediations will discuss mediation openings and how to prepare for settlement negotiations

  • Gerry George, Sage Resolutions/ Samis + Company
  • Philippa Samworth, Dutton Brock LLP
  • Louise Kanary, Aviva Trial Lawyers
  • Samantha Greenwood, Economical Insurance
  • Cheryl Drew, Aviva Canada

*this event is restricted to the Defence Bar 

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