Destination CPD Online Schedule

Destination CPD Online - 2021 schedule

9:00-9:20 AM:  Welcome & Criminal Law Trivia


9:30-10:15 AM:  Ethical Advocacy in the Age of Zoom

The Hon. Justice Mara Greene, Ontario Court of Justice

(45 minutes professionalism)


10:15-11:15 AM:  Reaching Racialized Communities

Ada Chan, Legal Aid Ontario

Dr. Warren Fingrut, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre

Adam Goodman, Adam Goodman Law

Andres Hannah-Suarez, Assistant Crown Attorney

Sylvia Okonofua

(1 hour professionalism/EDI)


11:15-12:00 PM:  Crossing Police Officers

Reid Rusonik, Rusonik O'Connor Robbins Ross & Angelini


12:00-12:45 PM:  Expert Evidence

Nathan Gorham, Gorham Vandebeek


12:45-1:30:  Lunchtime, Informal Break-out sessions include:

  1. Q&A with OCJ:  The Hon. Justice Cidalia Faria and the Hon. Justice Lori Anne Thomas
  2. File Talk with Scott Cowan
  3. Lawyer Wellness with Adam Goodman and Paula Rochman.


1:30-2:15 PM:  Race in the Sentencing Hearing:  A Modern Approach

Gail Smith, Gail Smith Law

Eva Tache-Green, Nunavut Legal Aid

(45 minutes professionalism/EDI)


2:15-3:00 PM:  Fireside Chat with CLA Treasurer Boris Bytensky

Boris Bytensky, Bytensky Shikhman


3:00-4:00 PM:  Sexual Offences Panel

Lindsay Board, Daniel Brown Law

Scott Cowan, Cowan Law Chambers

Colleen McKeown, Daniel Brown Law


4:00-4:30 PM:  Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health Issues in Ourselves, Clients, and Colleagues

Adam Goodman, Adam Goodman Law

(30 minutes professionalism)


CPD Hours

1:15 professionalism

1:45 professionalism EDI

3:30 substantive

Additional 0:45 substantive for participating in lunchtime breakouts (not available for replay viewers)