Refine your approach to trial advocacy. Learn practical strategies from experienced jurists.

Whether you are new to litigation practice or experienced counsel, fresh perspectives can refine your technique and sharpen your advocacy skills.

Led by Prof. T. Farrow, Director, OsgoodePD’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop, hear directly from the Bench – The Hon. Thomas Cromwell (formerly SCC), Justice P. Tamara Sugunasiri (SCJ), and Justice Patrice Band (OCJ), will discuss different elements of how to effectively communicate your trial argument to the trier of fact.

The panel will also share their reflections on strategies to employ, from trial preparation to closing, to effectively deliver your argument, including tools of persuasion, working with witness evidence, and advocacy style and strategy.

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

What You’ll Learn

Preparing witnesses for ideal evidence presentation

Structuring impactful openings and closings

Conducting fruitful witness examinations

Navigating the unique challenges and opportunities of virtual hearings

Who Should Attend

Litigation counsel across Canada

Paralegals across Canada who appear in court



Trevor C.W. Farrow

Dean and Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School


The Honourable Thomas Albert Cromwell

formerly Supreme Court of Canada, Senior Counsel, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The Hon. Justice P. Tamara Sugunasiri

Ontario Superior Court of Justice

The Hon. Justice Patrice F. Band

Ontario Court of Justice


Recorded: May 29, 2023

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