15th Family Law Summit
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Monday, April 12, 2021 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

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9 h Substantive
1 h 45 m Professionalism
1 h 15 m EDI Professionalism

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  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.
    Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Mary-Jo Maur, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
    Queen's University
  • Shawn Richard
    Lenkinski, Carr & Richard LLP

​As family law lawyers continue to deal with the aftereffects of the pandemic, the efforts to pivot in order to adjust have changed the way many practitioners deal with their practice and their clients. Our presenters delve into the impact of COVID-19 as well as a diverse range of topics including custody and access, child and spousal support, domestic contracts, division of property and alternate dispute resolution, procedural matters and practice management from experienced lawyers, judges and experts. Don't miss this opportunity to get an update on the latest case law, trends and hot topics and come away with valuable tips for your practice.

  • ​Hear about how you can be a more effective advocate
  • Get an update on using technology in family law cases
  • Understand the new rules on expert evidence
  • Learn about the amendments to the Divorce Act and the Children's Law Reform Act


  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Mary-Jo Maur, Assistant Professor, Faculty of LawQueen's University
  • Shawn RichardLenkinski, Carr & Richard LLP
  • J. Thomas Curry, C.S.Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
  • Claudia BeldaCRSB Law
  • The Honourble Sharon ShoreSuperior Court of Justice
  • Vicky RinguetteVicky M. Ringuette Barrister & Solicitor
  • Lorna YatesCohen Alves Peeters Yates LLP
  • Shirley LevitanFamily and Fertility Law
  • The Honourable Freya KristjansonSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Nicole TellierSuperior Court of Justice (Family) (Belleville)
  • Claire FaridSenior Counsel and ManagerDepartment of Justice (Ottawa)
  • Carol CraigNelligan O’Brien Payne LLP
  • Eliza MontourMontour Law
  • Patric SensonOffice of the Children's LawyerMinistry of the Attorney General
  • The Honourable Maria SirivarOntario Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Victoria StarrOntario Court of Justice
  • John P. BrownMcCarthy Tétrault LLP

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