Adapting to the virtual environment is a continual challenge for all litigators. As remote hearings and trials become more established in courts and alternative proceedings, understanding the perspective of decision makers is more critical than ever. What practices do judges and mediators consider most important in the virtual era? How do these practices differ from those in a live courtroom setting? What are some of the does and don’ts that litigators need to be aware of?
• Preparing in advance for trials and hearings
• Tips for a successful virtual argument
• Improving collaboration with opposing counsel and the court
• Using the medium to your advantage
• Common misconceptions and traps to avoid
• How to best react when technology failures happen
This program has been accredited as follows:
-Law Society of Ontario for One Professionalism Four
-Law Society of BC for One CPD Hour
-Law Society of Saskatchewan for One CPD Hour
Jacob was called to the Bar in 2016 and joined Lerners LLP as a litigation associate after completing his articles as a Judicial Law Clerk for Justices R.A. Blair, P.D. Lauwers, and D.M. Brown at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He maintains a...
Justice Feldman received her B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1970 and her LL.B. from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 1973, where she was co-editor of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review and recipient of the Dean's...
Born in Saint-Boniface, Manitoba. Education at University of Manitoba Law School, 1982. Admitted to the Bar of Manitoba in 1983 and the Bar of Ontario in 1996. Practised as an associate with the law firm of...
Justice Masuhara is a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. He was appointed in 2002 and sits in Vancouver, B.C. as senior judge. He is the chair of the Joint Courts Technology Committee (Court of Appeal and Supreme Court); a member of...
Lawyer/Mediator/Arbitrator, Dodokin Law & Conflict Resolution
Robin was called to the bar in 1993 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and worked in private practice as an associate lawyer and then a partner at a mid-size firm in Toronto for 23 years. In 2017 she founded her own firm Dodokin Law & Conflict Resolution...