Motions Advocacy

Hear candid advice from experienced counsel and the bench on how to prepare oral and written submissions. Stay for the afternoon learning-by-doing skills workshop where you will get on your feet and make submissions in a mock motion.

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Program Chairs:
Maureen Whelton, Stevenson Whelton LLP
Cheryl M. Woodin, Bennett Jones LLP

Topics Include:
  • What is effective advocacy in Motions Court?
  • Strategies for bringing different types of motions
  • Best practices for preparing motion materials
  • How to argue a motion – demonstration and discussion
  • Managing your client's expectations pre and post-motion

Eligible CPD Hours:
Morning Only: 1.25 Professionalism; 1.75 Substantive
Full Day: 2.5 Professionalism Hours; 4.0 Substantive

Webcast registrations and switches from in-person to webcast must be received no later than 3 business days in advance of the program.

Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program Icon Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program
3/3/2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Advocates' Society Education Centre 2700-250 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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