Ethics and Civility in the Courtroom and Beyond
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: December 2016
Format: shipped (hardcopy), download (PDF)


Description
There is a fine line between advocating aggressively for your client and possibly violating rules of ethics and civility. So how do you know where to draw the line? How can you advocate for your client without overstepping this line? Regardless you need to uphold the rules of civility and still ensure that your client's interest comes first. This is a tricky dilemma that all lawyers face. Join us to deliberate this issue with a stellar faculty. Hear from a diverse range of members from the legal community who are tackling this issue from all sides.

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Lawrence A. Conmigo, Travelers, Gorbet & Associates
Sheryl Patel, Kalsi & Associates
Geoff Mowatt, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Fact Scenario
Lawrence A. Conmigo, Travelers, Gorbet & Associates
Sheryl Patel, Kalsi & Associates

Civility Between Counsel - Top 10 Tips
William S. Chalmers, Hughes Amys LLP

9 Kinds of Difficult Clients and How to Deal With Them*
Ian Hu, LawPro

Civility in the Courtroom - What's it all About?
Alfred M. Kwinter, Singer Kwinter

Gender and Race in the Construction of "Legal Professionalism": Historical Perspectives
Professor Constance Backhouse, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Discouraging Excellence
Joseph Groia, Groia & Company
Nic Wall, Groia & Company
Elizabeth Carter, Groia & Company
Shakaira John, Groia & Company

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