CPD Program Details

The 16th Annual Straight from the Bench Conference

Register for the premiere civil litigation conference in the southwest region!

November 1, 2021 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

and November 2, 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

This program contains 45 minutes of EDI Professionalism content, 2 hours of Professionalism content, and 4.0 hours of Substantive content.

Keynote speaker:  The Honourable Mr. Justice Benjamin Zarnett from the Court of Appeal for Ontario

Professionalism Speaker: Professor Thomas Telfer on Mindfulness & Lawyer Well-Being

EDI Speaker: Professor Michael Coyle on Aboriginal Rights and Alternative Dispute Resolution theory.

Panel Discussions:
–  Appeal Proofing your Trial with the Honourable Mr. Justice Zarnett, Peter Kryworuk and Jacob Damstra
–  The Modern Advocacy Task Force with Peter Osborne, Deborah Palter and Michael Robb

Additional Speakers: Regional Senior Justice Bruce Thomas, Carolynn Conron, and more!


Judicial Chair: The Honourable Madam Justice Lynne Leitch

Co-Chairs: Anne Marie Frauts, Elizabeth Harding, Dara Lambe, Evelyn ten Cate, Dagmara Wozniak


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