15th Family Law Summit (Day Two)
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

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CPD Hour(s)
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
  • Aaron FranksEpstein Cole LLP
  • Heather Hansen, C.S.McCarthy Hansen & Company LLP
  • The Honourable Sheilagh O'ConnellOntario Court of Justice
  • Dr. Irwin Butkowsky, C.Psych., Acc.FM
  • David FrenkelFrenkel Tobin LLP
  • Frances (Frankie) WoodWood Gold LLP
  • Professor D.A. Rollie Thompson, Q.C.Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • Lisa KadooryKadoory | Cho Family Law
  • Professor Nicholas Bala, LSMFaculty of LawQueen's University
  • The Honourable Harry LaFormeOlthuis, Kleer, Townshend LLP
  • Zahra TaseerSimpson Taseer LLP
  • Vanessa LamLam Family Law
  • Cheryl Suann WilliamsWilliams Family Lawyers

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