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CDL – Young Lawyers Motions as Tools in Your Insurance Defence Practice

by Canadian Defence Lawyers
May 08, 2019
Twenty Toronto Street Conference Centre

Chair: Serena Genova, Desjardins General Insurance Group 

Chair: Lauren Furukawa, Dolden Wallace Folick

On May 8, 2019, join us at a the next in the CDL Young Lawyers Division Practical Skills Series.  This fourth event in the series will discuss Motions, and provide participants with invaluable insight, strategies, and methods from experienced counsel and service providers for use in the preparation and advocacy of motions.



    • Seth Kornblum, Partner, Beard Winter
    • Lisa-Marie Buccella, Associate, Dutton Brock
    • Paul Barnes, Claims Legal Counsel, DGIG
    • Robert D. Moss, Staff Counsel, Travelers Canada
    • William Jesseau, Partner, Smockum Zarnett
    • Monica Pathak, Senior Counsel, TD Insurance
    • Brian Monteiro, Counsel, Aviva Trial Lawyers
    • Danielle Malone, Partner, Black Sutherland
    • Heather Kawaguchi, Partner, Kawaguchi Krajden
    • Jeremy Shaw, Counsel, Aviva Trial Lawyers

 Key topics include:

  • Pre-Discovery Motions
    • Rule 21
    • Demand for particulars
    • Adding parties
    • Further and better affidavit of documents
    • Compel Attendance at examinations for discovery
  • Post-Discovery Motions
    • Undertakings – Refusals
    • Summary Judgment
    • Cross Examination on an Affidavit
    • Further Discovery
    • Defence Medical
    • More than 7 hours discovery
  • Pre-Trial Motions Experts and Surveillance
    • Exclude evidence
    • Strike Jury Notice
    • Additional experts

 This Program Includes 3 hours of Substantive CLE Credit

CDL Members $197.75   Non-Members $254.25
HST included  BN 84996 1974  

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