The Litigator's Guide to Tribunal Advocacy

10/16/2017 - 10/17/2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Osgoode Professional Development, 1 Dundas St. West, 26th floor, Toronto, ON

WeirFoulds partner Jordan Glick will present Osgoode Professional Development Program, The Litigator's Guide to Tribunal Advocacy.

Unlock the secrets of effective persuasion that apply to a broad variety of administrative tribunals. This program will not only deepen your understanding of the decision-making process of a broad range of tribunals, but will also highlight proven strategies and techniques for making the process work for you and your clients. An optional second day will provide you with the opportunity to apply what you've learned to a realistic case study – and to receive constructive feedback from experienced faculty.

Jordan will present the topic, "What's Distinctive About Tribunal Advocacy?"

Given the diversity of, to what extent can we speak of "tribunal advocacy" as a unified body of techniques? How do we codify this in a manner that advocates can master and use?

  • Common themes and practices across the tribunal spectrum
    • The impact of key provisions of the Statutory Powers Procedure Act
  • What differentiates tribunal advocacy from courtroom advocacy and what shifts must counsel undergo to be effectivebefore tribunals?

  • Do different categories of tribunals – licensing, prosecution-based and benefit-based – raise different advocacy issues?

  • Determining the approach to take beforea given tribunal

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***Please note: This is not a WeirFoulds event. If you have any questions, please contact the Osgoode Professional Development

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