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Advocacy: Appealing on Credibility

Advocacy: Appealing on Credibility

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55 minutes
Audrey Boctor
Brian Gover
Graeme Mew
Gary Trotter
Frontenac Law Association (FLA)
55 minutes
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Grian Gover, The Honourable Justice Graeme Mew, The Honourable Justice Gary Trotter, and Audrey Boctor present Appealing on Credibility.


Audrey Boctor

Brian Gover

Brian practises commercial litigation, competition law, criminal and regulatory law, discipline proceedings, general civil litigation and administrative law. He has consistently been given an AV Preeminent® rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system. He acts on behalf of private clients, as well as for numerous regulators and administrative agencies and serves as Court Counsel for the purposes of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, Canada’s largest and most complex class action settlement. Brian joined Stockwoods in 1994. Prior to that, he was counsel in the Crown Law Office - Criminal within the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney-General. As Crown counsel, Brian argued appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada and conducted special prosecutions. Brian subsequently served as the Executive Legal Officer to Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice from 1991 to 1993. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Brian has frequently acted as counsel on federal and provincial Commissions of Inquiry. In that role, he has served as Commission counsel on the Walkerton Inquiry, Arar Inquiry and the Air India Inquiry. He was lead counsel for the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario at the Goudge Inquiry and represented the Commissioner of the Cornwall Public Inquiry. Brian speaks and writes on a broad variety of topics and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs. He has served as adjunct faculty at The University of Western Ontario (“Western”) law school and at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was a Trial Practice instructor and an Adjunct Professor, teaching administrative law. He is an alumnus of Western (B.A., 1978; LL.B., 1981) and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1983. Brian is currently President of The Advocates’ Society.

The Hon. Justice Graeme Mew

The Honourable Justice Gary Trotter

Justice Trotter was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in 2005, to the Superior Court of Justice in 2008 and to the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2016.

Justice Trotter was educated at the University of Toronto (LL.B.), Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.M.) and the University of Cambridge (M. Phil., Ph.D.). Upon his call to the Bar in 1987, he was an associate at the firm of Beard, Winter, Gordon (now Beard, Winter). From 1988 to 2000, Justice Trotter was counsel with the Crown Law Office (Criminal). He became a full-time member of the Faculty of Law at Queen's University, where he taught courses in criminal law and procedure. He also served as Associate Dean, and then as Acting Dean of Law.

In addition to The Law of Bail in Canada, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Thomson Reuters, 2010) (looseleaf) and Understanding Bail in Canada (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2013), Justice Trotter is the author of numerous law journal articles, book chapters, as well as being a co-author of a number of casebooks. He frequently speaks at continuing education programs for lawyers and judges.

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