Agenda - July 30th, 2020

   9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

   9:05

Chair's Welcome and Introduction

 

Carla Lewis

Lewis Kennelly

 

   9:10

Court and Procedural Matters

 

Jane Reid

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

  • What can be done in court right now and what changes are expected in the near term
  • Managing client expectations during this time

 

   9:45

Questions and Discussion

   9:55

Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Arlene H. Henry, Q.C.

Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation

 

  • An update on the delivery of parenting coordination, Hear the Child reports, mediation and arbitration services during the time of COVID-19

 

 10:35

Questions and Discussion

 10:45

Break

 11:00

Substantive Family Law Matters

 

Carla Lewis

Lewis Kennelly

 

Vandana Sood

Rise Women's Legal Centre

 

  • Dealing with urgent matters
  • Emerging trends in non-urgent parenting, property, support, Family Maintenance enforcement

 

 11:40

Questions and Discussion

 11:50

Faculty Roundtable

 

Moderated by: Carla Lewis

 

  • A discussion of the current situation and anticipated future developments by our faculty members (Jane ReidArlene H. HenryVandana Sood)
  • Starting a practice in the middle of a pandemic (Tanya Thakur, Thakur McNeill LLP)

 

  12:15

Questions and Discussion
  12:25 Chair's Closing Remarks 
  12:30 Program Concludes