|The Best Defence 2017|
|Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings St. Vancouver||2 March 2017|
Date: March 2, 2017, Start time 9:00 am
Register Now for The Best Defence, Canadian Defence Lawyer’s annual West Coast conference for defence counsel and insurers. This signature CDL program is always the best way to get a complete picture of what’s happening in the defence bar from the top Insurance Practitioners in British Columbia.
The Best Defence will once again feature engaging and knowledgeable speakers and timely and relevant topics, as well as the chance to meet up with other members of the insurance community.
|Without Prejudice March 2017|
|Joey Eaton Centre 1 Dundas St. W. Toronto||9 March 2017|
March 9, 2017
Joey Eaton Centre
1 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Come on out to JOEY Eaton on March 9 for story time with Canadian Defence Lawyers
Join us for dinner and drinks on March 9, 2017 at Joey Eaton Centre for the 4th Annual War Stories Dinner hosted by the CDL Young Lawyers Division. This year, spend an evening with James Dunn, Blouin Dunn LLP and Philippa Samworth, Dutton Brock LLP, who will share their anecdotes, tips, and tricks of the trade. It is a unique opportunity to get the no-holds-barred goods on practice management, finding balance, winning with your clients, and developing a solid practice
Cost: One Price: $163.85 (Includes Dinner)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktails & Networking
6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Introduction - “Without Prejudice” Series: Philippa Samworth & James Dunn
|Law Clerks 2017|
|Sheraton Centre Toronto 123 Queen St W||30 March 2017|
Cost: One Price $214.70
Chairs:Rachel Thompson & Anne Smith, Sullivan Festeryga LLP - Hamilton
This Year's Annual Law CLerks Conference will delve into the AB/LAT changes, and the new procedures:
Top 5 (or 10) AB and tort cases for the year
More Details soon
|Accident Benefits Spring Symposium|
|Hyatt Regency 370 King St W Toronto||13 April 2017|
Accident Benefits Spring Symposium
Chaired by: Lisa Armstrong, Samis + Company & Joseph Campisi, Campisi LLP
Save the Date for the 8th Annual Accident Benefits Joint Defence/Plaintiff Program
The practice of accident benefits continues to raise complex issues and numerous challenges as we head into 2017. Join us on April 13, 2017, for an in depth analysis of current issues in accident benefits from both a Plaintiff and Defence perspective by leading practitioners in this area. Whether you are plaintiff counsel, defence counsel, or an insurance professional, this program will provide you with the insight and tools to navigate this ever changing area of practice. Come and hear about the latest on the constitutional challenge, considerations in the new definition of catastrophic impairment, LAT advocacy, practical updates in priority and loss transfer and much more.
CDL's Eighth Annual Joint Plaintiff and Defence Bar Accident Benefits program will be co-chaired by Lisa Armstrong (Samis + Company LLP) and Joseph Campisi (Campisi LLP).
Spots are limited in this historically sold out event! Reserve yours today and sign up here.
|Defensible Positions 2017|
|Halifax Marriott Harbourfront 1919 Upper Water St. Halifax||20 April 2017|
Half Day - Afternoon | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront | 1919 Upper Water St | Halifax
CDL Members $254.25 Non-Members $333.35 Insurance Professionals $169.50
Canadian Defence Lawyers is pleased to be presenting our Atlantic Canada Annual Program. Join us for an afternoon of high quality accredited programming from Canada’s only national provider of CLE specifically tailored to Canada’s defence bar. It’s also a great chance to get together with your colleagues in the defence bar and from the insurance community in general.
CDL’s programs are open to everyone: defence counsel at all levels, insurers, industry professionals – we provide training for the entire defence team.
Lunch Sponsored by
This year’s Program includes:
- Cause and Origin of Fire Loss and Arson
Wayne Chapdelaine (Contrast Engineering, Halifax) will discuss cause and origin reporting.
- Accident Reconstruction and Human Factors
Engineering experts from Kodsi Engineering, Mississauga explore methods of determining liability in motor vehicle collisions.
- Medical Experts: Forensic Psychiatrist and Physiatrist
Dr. Zohar Waisman (Forensic Psychiatrist) and Dr. Ben Clark (Physiatrist) discuss their expertise and experience in the context of the Independent Medical Examination.