Trial Strategies: Promoting Efficiency in the Process


Monday, November 18, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)

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2 h 30 m Substantive
15 m Professionalism
15 m EDI Professionalism

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  • The Honourable Stephen Firestone,
    Superior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Darla Wilson
    Superior Court of Justice
Access to justice is an important, overarching mandate for the legal community with many moving parts. What can one lawyer do? You can start with a purposeful and pragmatic approach in your litigation strategy. Post-Hryniak, the court looks for a balance between simplified and proportionate procedures. Our presenters help you contemplate your overall strategy to determine how your client's case will best be heard by the judge, whether that means a joint submission of an expert report, court appointed experts, or purposeful negotiation and narrowing of issues before the hearing.‚Äč
  • Ensure you are properly following the principles set out in Rule 53
  • Familiarize yourself with acceptable standards for expert reports and proper filing procedures
  • Learn to map the list of witnesses in an age where cumbersome pre-trial procedures are no longer acceptable


  • The Honourable Stephen FirestoneSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Darla WilsonSuperior Court of Justice
  • William BlackMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Richard HalpernThomson Rogers
  • The Honourable Mark EdwardsSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Gertrude SpeigelSuperior Court of Justice
  • The Honourable Janet WilsonSuperior Court of Justice
  • Emily FanLerners LLP
  • Malik MartinRueters LLP
  • Roy E. Stephenson

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