Apr 28, 2020 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM - So You Want to be a Judge?
361 University Avenue, Courthouse
Rotunda 2nd floor, TLA Lawyers Lounge
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1T3
Canada


This program is accredited for 60 minutes of Professionalism Content and 30 minutes of EDI Content.


Come and listen to our expert panelists candidly discuss and de-mystify the judicial application and appointment process. Hear how you can navigate this process for the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and Federal Court of Canada. This unique program will address such topics as:

  • What are the most critical selection criteria?
  • How can you stand out?
  • When in your career should you apply?
  • How does the selection process ensure appointment of a diverse range of candidates?
  • How important are references?
  • Will past indiscretions come back to bite you?
  • Can a non-litigation lawyer be appointed?


Speakers:

  • The Honourable Justice Russell Juriansz, Court of Appeal for Ontario; Member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario - GTA
  • Cheryl Goldhart, President, Goldhart & Associates; Member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario - GTA
  • Frank Walwyn, Partner, WeirFoulds LLP; former Member of the Judicial Appointment Advisory Committee for the Ontario Court of Justice

Moderator:
  • Christina Porretta, Partner, Dentons Canada LLP


    Program details


    Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    5:15 – 7:00 p.m. (Registration at 5:00 p.m.)

    Followed by a networking event.

    TLA Lawyers Lounge, 2nd Floor, 361 University Avenue Court House

    This program is accredited for 60 minutes of Professionalism Content and 30 minutes of EDI Content.


    Registration Fee:

    Members $90.00 + HST 

    Member Licensing Candidates and New Calls $20.00 + HST 

    Non-Members and Friends of the TLA $120.00 + HST 

    Complimentary tickets are available for Law School Students. Please contact Sandra Porter at events@tlaonline.ca.

    Snacks and refreshments will be provided.


    Register online now or download the form.

    No refunds after April 21, 2020. An administrative fee of $25.00 will be applied to all cancellations. Space is limited, no walk-ins.


    This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism content by the Law Society of Ontario.

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