18th Family Law Summit
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Wednesday, March 20, 2024 (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
  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.
    Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Shawn Richard, TEP
    A. Shawn Richard Family and Estate Law

Now in its 18th year, the Family Law Summit is the go-to conference for family law lawyers. Experienced lawyers, judges, and other experts in the field take a critical look and provide valuable insights into a wide range of topics that impact family law lawyers and their clients. From the latest cases you need to know to spousal support, property and financial issues, parenting and contact time, and child support, you get practical information and tips to assist you, plus practice management information to help you face the challenges in this complex area.

  • Be aware of the latest family law cases in our popular case law update
  • Get tips on completing financial statements
  • Hear from our judicial panel on the hot topics in family law
  • Learn how AI is used in ADR
  • Understand family violence in racialized families and the intersectional impacts of culture, the role of the extended family, and community
  • Find out about the issue of entitlement in spousal support cases


  • Kelly D. Jordan, C.S.Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm
  • Shawn Richard, TEPA. Shawn Richard Family and Estate Law
  • Shmuel SternDisclosure Clinic
  • Professor Nicholas Bala, LSMFaculty of LawQueen's University
  • William AbbottMacDonald & Partners LLP
  • Aaron FranksEpstein Cole LLP
  • The Honourable Justice Sheilagh O'ConnellSenior Advisory Family JudgeOntario Court of Justice
  • Fareen JamalJamal Family Law Professional Corporation
  • The Honourable Justice Suzanne StevensonSenior Judge Family CourtSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Justice Maria N. SirivarOntario Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Justice Jessica A. WolfeOntario Court of Justice
  • Dr. Barbara Jo Fidler, C.Psych, AccFM.Registered Psychologist
  • The Honourable Justice Faisal MirzaSuperior Court of Justice
  • Christine Kim, M.S.W., R.S.W., CPMed, Acc.FMChristine Kim Mediation
  • Carla Lee SuttonFamily Law ClerkDisclosure Clinic/CLS Law Clerk Services
  • Meghann MelitoMacDonald & Partners LLP
  • Hadley Friedland, PhD.Associate Professor, Faculty of LawUniversity of Alberta
  • Koren Lightning-EarleLegal Counsel, Wahkohtowin, and Term Lecturer, Faculty of LawUniversity of Alberta
  • Scott Robertson, C.S.Nahwegahbow Corbiere Genoodmagejig Barristers & Solicitors

Registration Options

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In-person option is SOLD OUT - Walk-ins will not be accepted for this program. Please consider registering for the Live Webcast option.

A light lunch will be provided on both days for in-person registrants.

Only PDF materials will be provided. CPD is now fully paperless.

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For In-person, register before March 15, 2024 11:59 PM

For Live Webcast, register before March 20, 2024 10:00 AM

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