16th Family Law Summit
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Monday, March 28, 2022 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

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CPD Hour(s)
9 h Substantive
2 h Professionalism
1 h EDI Professionalism

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  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.
    Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Shawn Richard
    Lenkinski, Carr & Richard LLP
​The evolving attitudes toward the practice of family law have led to significant changes in how breakdowns of relationships are handled and the role of family lawyers in the process. Legislation has been amended and there is an increased recognition of alternative methods of dispute resolution. As well, the advent of new technology and the challenges of the pandemic that created abrupt changes to court processes have led to a transformation and modernization of family law practice. What does this mean for you and how you manage your practice and interact with your clients? Our presenters consider the effects these factors have had on parenting and decision-making, child and spousal support, property division, procedures, and practice management. Hear from experienced lawyers, judges, and experts on the latest case law, trends, and hot topics and get practical takeaways that you can implement into your practice.
  • Hear about the future of family law from our judicial panel
  • Get an update on spousal support and answers to your SSAG questions
  • Learn about torts in family law and bringing a claim for damages
  • Understand negotiation theory and how to successfully advance your client's position
  • ​Be aware of trauma-informed lawyering and how you can integrate it into your practice


  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Shawn RichardLenkinski, Carr & Richard LLP
  • Aaron FranksEpstein Cole LLP
  • Phil BrownSenior Counsel, Practice Management, Practice Supports and ResourcesLaw Society of Ontario
  • Harjot DosanjhOffice of the Public Guardian & Trustee
  • Alexander ProcopePerez Bryan Procope LLP
  • Vanessa LamLam Family Law
  • Professor Nicholas Bala, LSMFaculty of LawQueen's University
  • Mark ChyzCM2 Media
  • Claire HoustonAssistant ProfessorWestern Law
  • The Honourable Justice Ramona WildmanSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Justice Heather MendesOntario Court, Provincial Division
  • Colin RulePresident and and
  • Fareen JamalJamal Family Law Professional Corporation
  • The Honourable Justice Kendra CoatsSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Justice Lise ParentSenior Advisory Family JusticeOntario Court of Justice
  • Kavita Bhagat, C.S.Kavita V. Bhagat Professional Corporation
  • Tami MoscoeSenior Family CounselSuperior Court of Justice

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