12th Annual Family Law Summit
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Monday, April 9, 2018 (09:00 AM-04:00 PM)

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Alternate date: Monday, June 25, 2018 [click to view options]

CPD Hour(s)*
9 h Substantive
3 h Professionalism
  • Mary-Jo Maur, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
    Queen's University
  • Daniel Melamed, C.S.
    Torkin Manes LLP

It can seem like a family law lawyer's work is never done. So many cases can present a myriad of issues that impact your clients. How can you stay on top of it all? Our presenters in this engaging, two-day program are lawyers, judges, and experts who offer insights on how to approach these issues competently and efficiently. As well as covering the year's hot topics, they provide comprehensive analysis on child and spousal support, custody and access, division of property, evidence, procedural issues, practice management and more, plus practical tips garnered from years of experience. It's not to be missed.

  • ​Hear about evidentiary issues in family law
  • Understand what to consider when dealing with interim property
  • Get a judicial perspective on spousal support issues
  • Obtain the latest updates on costs
  • Be aware of the mental health challenges in practising family law 

For in-person registrants: A light lunch will be provided on both days. Please join us for a reception at the end of Day One.


  • Mary-Jo Maur, Assistant Professor, Faculty of LawQueen's University
  • Daniel Melamed, C.S.Torkin Manes LLP
  • Doron Gold, JD, MSW, RSW, CPCCStaff ClinicianHomewood Health
  • Heather Hansen, C.S.Martha McCarthy & Company LLP
  • Philip Epstein, Q.C., LSMEpstein Cole LLP
  • Ted LaanBarrister and Solicitor
  • Fareen JamalJamal Family Law Professional Corporation
  • Andrew OuchterlonyDIAND Legal Services UnitDepartment of Justice Canada
  • Jennifer WilsonTorkin Manes LLP
  • Professor Nicholas Bala, LSMFaculty of LawQueen's University
  • Darryl SingerSinger Barristers Professional Corporation

Registration Options

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Learning format *

Price includes registration for both days.

Total CPD Hours for both days = 9 h Substantive + 3 h Professionalism

Only PDF materials will be provided. Hardcopy materials are not available with this program.

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Register online before: April 4, 2018 11:59 PM

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