Women in Litigation Symposium

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Event date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 09:00
Name of Organization: 
The Advocates' Society
Contact Email: 
The Prince George Hotel, 1725 Market Street, Halifax

This conference for women advocates is aimed at maximizing your power as leaders in the profession. Hear directly from accomplished and successful litigators and judges. Acquire career and business development tools, practice management strategies, and effective advocacy tips. Connect with colleagues and learn from the experiences of others. Prepare to be inspired.

Topics include:

  • Developing Your Skills as an Effective Advocate
  • Forging Your Own Style: Creating Confidence & Embracing Your Voice
  • How are Women Doing: The Regulator's Perspective
  • Advocating for Leadership and Advancement
  • Building Your Profile and Credibility
  • The Bench Speaks: Lessons Learned

Keynote Speaker:

  • Marie T. Henein, Henein Hutchison LLP

Program Chairs:

  • The Honourable Justice Linda Lee Oland, Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
  • Michelle C. Awad QC, McInnes Cooper
  • Sandra R. Chaytor QC, Cox & Palmer
  • Nathalie L. Godbout, Lawson Creamer

Faculty includes:

  • The Hon. Justice Barbara L. Baird, Court of Appeal of New Brunswick
  • The Hon. Justice Lois R. Hoegg, Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)
  • The Hon. Justice Elizabeth Jollimore, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division)
  • The Hon. Justice Nancy L. Key, Supreme Court of Prince Edward IslandTrial Division
  • The Hon. Justice Lucie A. LaVigne, Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick
  • Tanya Chapman, LMI CanadaDarlene Jamieson QC, Merrick Jamieson Sterns Washington & Mahody
  • Mary Lynn Kane QC, Cox & Palmer
  • Martha A. McCarthy, LSM, Martha McCarthy & Company
  • Kathleen McManus, Department of Justice, Civil Litigation and Advisory
  • Mary-Eileen O’Brien, Carleton Law Group
  • Jill Perry, President, The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Kathryn A. Raymond, BOYNECLARKE LLP
  • Nancy Rubin QC, Stewart McKelvey

For more information, or to register, visit advocates.ca.