Barrister and Solicitor
Are you an alumni of Osgoode’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop (ITAW)? Take your skills to the next level, and earn the Osgoode Certificate in Oral Advocacy.
As you gain years in practice, you take on more complex cases and litigate alongside and against more experienced counsel. Advance your oral advocacy skills with OsgoodePD’s intensive learn-by-doing programs which are designed for lawyers who wish to refine their skills.
In this age of remote litigation, you also need to develop an additional set of skills that will enable you to successfully advocate for your client in a remote environment. Our online, advanced programs not only will strengthen your foundational litigation skills, but also will help you master the skills required in virtual proceedings.
Effective Cross Examinations – December 13, 2021
Advanced Impeachment Techniques – January 27, 2022
Dealing with Expert Witnesses and Optimizing Witness Preparation – March 2, 2022
Mastering Examinations-in-Chief – September 21, 2022
Plus, refine your communication skills and learn to think on your feet. Choose to attend one of the following 1/2 day interactive workshops:
- Thinking Fast and Slow: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Decision-Making – December 1, 2021
- Improv(ed) Legal Skills: Improvisation Workshop for Lawyers – February 11, 2022
Who Should Attend
Lawyers who have completed ITAW and have at least 3-5 years of litigation experience
Barrister and Solicitor
Effective Cross Examinations
Advanced Impeachment Techniques
Dealing with Expert Witnesses and Optimizing Witness Preparation
Thinking Fast and Slow: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Decision Making
Improv(ed) Legal Skills: Improvisation Workshop for Lawyers
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As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:
Certificate of Program Completion
Completion of ITAW and over the course of 2 years, completion of the 4 mandatory courses and 1 elective. Space is strictly limited in each program to ensure an engaging learning experience.
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