Program Chair(s)

Fraser M. Kelly

General Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Matthew Asma

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Erin Dann

Attorney General (Ontario)

The essential course for anyone whose work involves search warrants.

You will get the tools you need to draft clear, accurate and complete search warrant applications and avoid the often-dire consequences of deficient drafting.

You can make or break your case depending on how you have drafted your Search Warrant.

In this one day comprehensive program led by an expert and experienced faculty, you will get the knowledge and skills you need to draft a wide variety of search warrants with clarity and certainty, to review and revise warrants, and to identify and develop strategies for defending or attacking them.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll learn

Computer and hi-tech device searches; Special challenges and drafting considerations

Using anonymous sources, informers and tipsters effectively and avoiding traps

Sealing Orders; How and when to get them and how to fight them

Warrants involving media, lawyer communications and medical records; Perils and procedures

Practical issues and effective responses throughout the warrant process

Drill down on the foundation principles of warrant drafting

Who Should Attend

Law enforcement officers

Regulatory investigators

Crown Attorneys

Defence lawyers



Program Chairs

Fraser M. Kelly

General Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Matthew Asma

Crown Counsel, Crown Law Office – Criminal Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

Erin Dann

Attorney General (Ontario)



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Available course sections

Recorded: Mar 1, 2021

$525 + HST

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CPD Hours
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Substantive6h 10m
Professionalism 1h
Total Hours for Program Only7h 10m
Substantive (Workshop)2h 30m
Professionalism (Workshop)1h 30m
Total Hours for Workshop Only4h

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