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Toronto Law Association – How to Succeed at Oral Advocacy


April 10 2024
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


This session will take place on Wednesday, April 10 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm via Zoom Webinar.

Join our panel of diverse experts Igor Ellyn, Partner and founder, Ellyn Law LLP, Caroline Mandell, Legal Communication and Litigation Consulting, and Eadit Rokach, Assistant Crown Attorney, Ministry of the Attorney General, to hear their essential and practical tips for how to succeed at oral advocacy.

During this session, you will learn practical tips for each type of oral submission:

  • Motions
  • Trials
  • Settlement/case management conferences
  • Mediation
  • Mediator
  • Lay plaintiff
  • Arbitration / Hearings
  • Appeals
  • In-person advocacy vs online
  • Dealing with opposing counsel

Discussion topics will include:

  • How to “wow”.
  • How to best supplement your oral advocacy.
  • How to deal with nerves and mistakes.
  • How to prepare and how much time preparation takes.
  • Importance of time management.
  • How to get experience.

Register here