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CPD Accredited Credits
Professionalism: 0.25
10 minutes
Substantive: 0.25
15 minutes
Guiseppe Cipriano
Peter Doody
Genevieve McInnes
County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)
25 minutes
$79.00 plus tax
CCLA 30th Annual Criminal Law Conference 2018
Includes Handouts

This panel will address the substantial changes, uncertainties, and emerging trends in the law of unreasonable delay in the past year as we move out of “transitional” cases. Considerations of when an 11(b) application should be brought, effective file and practice management strategies to avoid delay being characterized as “defence” delay, effective advocacy techniques to protect the record for 11(b) applications, putting together an effective record on 11(b) applications, and effective argument of 11(b) applications will be explored.  Professionalism topics to be addressed include:

  • 1.12 Optional and mandatory withdrawal from representation, and the impact this may have on your client’s s. 11(b) rights
  • 2.1 Making legal services available to the pulic and related access to justice principles and the collateral impact this has on persons’ s. 11(b) rights
  • 2.5 Managing difficult clients in the context of protecting the record for a s. 11(b) application
  • 2.9 Conducting effective client interviews and client meetings to maximize your client’s chances of success on this type of applicaiton
  • 3.6 Using effective time-management systems
  • 3.7 Maintaining proper records to support your application
  • 3.17 Technology in a law services practice
  • 4.1 Practising with civility in the courtroom
  • 4.2 Treating the court, opposing counsel, parties and others with courtesy and respect


Guiseppe Cipriano

Giuseppe received his LLB from the University of Ottawa in 2003. From 2004 to 2010 he practiced with the Law Office of Michael J Neville. He went on to practice with the firm of Edelson & Friedman until June 2016, when he began as counse with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.

Justice Peter Doody

Justice Peter K. Doody was called to the Ontario bar in 1982 and the Nunavut bar in 2010. A partner with the firm Borden Ladner Gervais since 1990, Justice Doody carried on a large and varied litigation practice focused on public and administrative law, commercial litigation, insurance law, and arbitration, together with regularly acting as criminal defence counsel. He frequently acted for governments at all levels and ministers of the Crown. He appeared as counsel in and to a number of commissions of inquiry, including as counsel to former Prime Minister Chretien in the Gomery Inquiry, as a senior Commission counsel in the Elliot Lake Inquiry, and as counsel to the Correctional Investigator in the Prison for Women Inquiry. He has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in Ontario and Nunavut, including the Supreme Court of Canada on a number of occasions. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada in a number of categories. He has been a sessional lecturer at the law schools at Queen's University and the University of Ottawa, and in the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University, in criminal law, conflict of laws, public law, and civil procedure. Justice Doody was appointed in 2016.

Genevieve McInnes

Genevieve McInnes is a criminal lawyer and associate at Edelson & Friedman LLP. Genevieve joined the firm after ten years of practice with a prominent Toronto criminal law firm. She has a diverse practice that covers a wide range of criminal and regulatory matters and has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Genevieve has particular experience with complex large-scale prosecutions, constitutional litigation and the defense of individuals charged with sexual assault and related offences.

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