Program Chair

Jacqueline L. King, C.S.

Shibley Righton LLP

Ensure you have an up-to-date understanding of the key evidentiary principles and strategies that are essential to build your case, whether or not it proceeds to trial.

The law and best practices concerning evidence are continually evolving, so as a litigator, it is critical to not just keep on pace but to stay ahead of emerging issues.

Now in its 17th year, this celebrated annual OsgoodePD conference will give you the practical tips and knowledge you need to prevail in negotiations, discoveries, motions, pretrials and trials.

Over one day, you will have the opportunity to tap into the expertise of a distinguished faculty of judges and litigators, get the updated knowledge you need to remain current, and deepen your understanding of ongoing evidentiary issues that could impact your case.

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

What You’ll Learn

How to successfully navigate evidence rules in both remote and in-person proceedings

Critical developments in expert evidence

How to avoid common mistakes in gathering or preparing evidence on motions and applications (including summary judgment motions)

Tactics for maximizing the weight of your evidence

How to ensure your electronic evidence is admissible

Proven strategies when challenging a claim of privilege

Techniques when introducing or responding to a prior inconsistent statement

How to use virtual documents and business records to bolster your case

Strategies to apply the rules of evidence to mediations and arbitrations

Practical approaches to ethical/professional dilemmas

Innovative processes to obtain the best evidence to reach settlement

Tips from the Bench on how to approach commonly encountered evidentiary problems

Who Should Attend

Civil litigators (plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel)

In-house litigation counsel

Litigation law clerks

Litigation paralegals

Faculty

Program Chair

Jacqueline L. King, C.S.

Shibley Righton LLP

Instructors

Program Agenda

Register

Early-bird price: $695 + Tax (until October 31, 2022)

Jan 20, 2023

$795 + Tax

Time

Jan 20, 2023
9:00 a.m – 4:40 p.m (ET)

Feb 24, 2023

$795 + TAX

Time

Feb 24, 2023
9:00 a.m – 4:40 p.m (ET)

Printable registration form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
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Substantive5h 50m
Professionalism 1h
Total6h 50m CPD
Substantive5h 50m
Professionalism 1h
Total6h 50m CPD

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