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? Did the Supreme Court in Groia help us to understand the parameters? Regardless you need to comply with your ethical obligations 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.
Lawrence A. Conmigo, Gorbet & Associates - Travelers Canada
Erin Hoult, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Joseph Groia and Bethanie Pascutto, Groia & Company Prof. Corp.
Ethics and Civility in the Courtroom and Beyond:
Approaches to the legal test for "incivility" in the Groia matter
Deborah Templer, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Cara F. Zwibel, Director, Fundamental Freedoms Program, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Holly Reid, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Kevin Robinson, Robinson Heeney LLP
"Secrecy is the First Enemy of Justice" Ethical Considerations of Settlement Agreements
Blair W.M. Bowen, Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Ethical Duties and Advising Corporate Clients
Kenneth Jull, Gardiner Roberts LLP
Stephen Schmidt, TELUS