Impact of COVID-19 on Upcoming TAS Events


Updated on May 29, 2020

Pursuant to the Order of the Premier of Ontario on March 23, 2020, The Advocates' Society office will remain closed until further notice. Our staff are fully equipped to work remotely during regular working hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST).

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please contact us at mail@advocates.ca or 416-597-0243.

Stay safe. We look forward to seeing you soon. 

The Advocates' Society Team



Programs and Events

Until June 11, all of our collegial events or gatherings and education programs will be offered on-line where possible, or postponed to a later date. We will continue to update you on new formats for existing programs and new programs under development.

The Advocates' Society team has been developing programs to help you adjust to the new environment and support you in your practice.

New Programs and Events

Remote Skills Workshop: Virtual Discoveries
June 30, 2020
Live Online

Business Development for Litigators Part 2 (Rescheduled)
June 26, 2020
Live Webcast

Crown and Defense Perspectives on Emerging Issues
June 24, 2020
Live Webcast

Tax Dispute Resolution During the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 23, 2020
Live Webcast

EOT@Home 2020
June 11, 2020
Live Online

Litigating from Home: Managing Teams Remotely
June 4, 2020
Live Webcast

Litigating from Home: Remote Examinations
May 29, 2020
Live Webcast

Les audiences en visioconference : meilleures pratiques
May 26, 2020
Live Webcast

Virtual Fireside Chat with The Honourable Chief Justice Fraser
May 21, 2020
Live Webcast

Virtual Fireside Chat With The Honourable Chief Justice Strathy
May 19, 2020
Archived Webcast

Virtual Coffee Klatch
May 14, 2020
Live Online

Spring Symposium Module 3: The Well-Informed Advocate
May 7, 2020
Archived Webcast

The Litigator’s Guide to the Business of Law (in the COVID Crisis)
May 6, 2020
Via Zoom

Virtual Yoga with TAS
May 5, 2020
Via Zoom

Spring Symposium Module 2: The Skilled Advocate
May 5, 2020
Archived Webcast

Litigating from Home: Remote Hearings
May 4, 2020
Archived Webcast

Virtual Fitness with TAS
May 1, 2020
Via Zoom

Coming out of COVID: Litigation in the New Normal
May 1, 2020
Live Webcast

Spring Symposium Module 1: The Civil Advocate
April 29, 2020
Archived Webcast

Litigating from Home: Virtual Mentoring
April 28, 2020
Via Zoom

Un Réseau Virtuel de Mentorat Pour Les Jeunes Plaideurs
Au cours de la semaine du 27 avril 2020
En ligne et en direct

Litigating from Home: Privacy, Security and Confidentiality
April 24, 2020
Archived Webcast

Virtual Yoga with TAS
April 21, 2020
Via Zoom

Virtual Fitness with TAS
April 17, 2020
Via Zoom | Free for TAS Members

Virtual Fireside Chat with Dr. David S. Goldbloom
April 15, 2020
Archived Webcast

Virtual Fireside Chat with The Hon. Chief Justice Morawetz
April 6, 2020
Archived Webcast

Litigating From Home: Staying Healthy, Connected & Productive
April 3, 2020
Archived Webcast

Litigating from Home: A Starter Kit
March 27, 2020
Archived Webcast

Cancelled/Postponed Events and Programs


Trivia Challenge for Charity (Postponed)
March 12, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Tips for Summering, Articling and Clerking at UBC (Cancelled)
March 23, 2020
Vancouver, BC.

Queen's Student Event: Careers in Litigation  (Cancelled)
March 23, 2020
Kingston, ON.

Troisième Édition Du Pub Night Montreal (Postponed)
March 25, 2020
Montreal, QC.

Young Advocates' Peel Social (Postponed)
March 25, 2020
Brampton, ON.

Young Advocates’ Windsor Social (Postponed)
March 26, 2020
Windsor, ON.

Waterloo Region Social (Postponed)
March 26, 2020
Kitchener, ON.

Windsor Courthouse: Getting to the Point (Postponed)
March 26, 2020
Windsor, ON.

Defamation Law: What Litigators Need To Know (Postponed)
March 31, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Wine & Cheese with the Bench (Postponed)
April 1, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Do a Trial! (Toronto) (Postponed)
April 4, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Pleadings in the Tax Court (Postponed)
April 6, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) Advocacy (Postponed)
April 8, 2020
Toronto, ON.

A Litigator's Guide to Case Preparation (Postponed)
April 14, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Negotiation Strategies for Litigators (Postponed)
April 20, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Family Law Bench and Bar Reception (Postponed)
April 22, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Do a Trial! (Ottawa) (Postponed)
April 25, 2020
Ottawa, ON.

Milton Courthouse: Getting to the Point (Postponed)
May 4, 2020
Milton, ON.

Securities Litigation Networking Reception (Postponed)
May 5, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Toronto Mentoring Dinner (Postponed)
May 7, 2020
Toronto, ON.

The Art of Settlement (Postponed)
May 13, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Kitchener Courthouse: Getting to the Point - Session 1 (Postponed)
May 14, 2020
Kitchener, ON.

The Nelligan Award Dinner 2020 (Postponed)
May 14, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Atlantic Virtual Mentoring: Being a Litigator from Home (Cancelled)
May 28, 2020
Via Zoom

Kitchener Courthouse: Getting to the Point - Session 2 (Postponed)
May 28, 2020
Kitchener, ON.

Formation Intensive Sur Les Techniques de Plaidoirie (Reporté)
May 28 & 29, 2020
Montreal, QC.

Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success (Postponed)
May 29, 2020
Vancouver, B.C.

Summer Trial Advocacy College (Postponed)
June 4-5, 2020
Toronto, ON.

Trial Advocacy College 2020 (Postponed)
June 25, 2020
Halifax, NS.

Estates Litigation Summer Kick-Off Reception (Cancelled)
June 25, 2020

Business Development for Litigators Part 3 (Postponed)
June 26, 2020