Medico Legal Society Award

Canadian Defence Lawyers Executive and Board of Directors are proud to announce that founding member  Philippa G. Samworth is to be the recipient of the 2016 Medico-Legal Society Award.

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14 April 2016

Deductibility of Collateral Benefits

Basandra v. Sforza, a recent decision by the Court of Appeal, revisits the issue of the deductibility of no-fault accident benefits from an award for tort damages.[1]2
By: Leanne Zawadzki, Lerners LLP

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14 April 2016

CDL Foundation

The Board of Directors of CDL is enormously proud to announce the establishment of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation (CDLF), a registered charity dedicated to providing scholarships to worthy Canadian law school students.

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4 April 2016


Annual Paralegal Program

6 May 2016

Register Now for the Paralegal Program, Canadian Defence Lawyer’s annual West Coast conference for defence paralegals! Don’t miss your chance for exceptional CLE at an exceptional price.

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Boot Camp Vancouver 2016

9 May 2016

A targeted program for new insurance defence lawyers, articling students and claims examiners, offering broad overviews of the most important law and procedures!

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Arguing Contested Motions

12 May 2016

How to effectively and properly argue contested motions From CDL's Young Lawyers Committee

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Annual General Meeting Toronto

26 May 2016

CDL Annual Meeting and Conference - the only CLE giving you a national perspective on issues affecting the Defence Bar

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2015 Insurance Symposium - DVD $339
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2014 Insurance Symposium - DVD $339 
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Defence Briefs - Property - download program outline  $169.50  3.5 hours Substantive CLE

Personal Injury for Law Clerks - download program outline $158.20 5.25 hrs Substantive CLE




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