Planning for Death & Incapacity for Solicitors; Update & Review of Solicitor/Client Privilege; How the Member Assistance Program Can Help You; Legal Research Sites in 15 Minutes; Avoiding Malpractice Claims | CPDonline.ca

Planning for Death & Incapacity for Solicitors; Update and Review of Solicitor/Client Privilege; How the Member Assistance Program Can Help You; Legal Research Sites in 15 Minutes; Avoiding Malpractice Claims

Planning for Death & Incapacity for Solicitors; Update and Review of Solicitor/Client Privilege; How the Member Assistance Program Can Help You; Legal Research Sites in 15 Minutes; Avoiding Malpractice Claims

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Credits
Professionalism (Ethics, etc.): 0.75
Published
2016
Presenter(s)
Kelly Elliott
Janet Fuhrer
Doron Gold
Jordan Halpern
Kathleen Robichaud
Jennifer Walker
Source
County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
45 minutes
Price
$109.00 plus tax
CCLA Solicitors Conference 2016
Includes Handouts

In this presentation, speakers present the following topics:

  • Planning for Death, Incapacity and Absence from Practice
  • Solicitor-Client Privilege: The State of the Law
  • Legal Research: 15 Sites in 15 Minutes
  • Practicing Safely: How Solicitors Can Avoid Malpractice Claims

Presenters

Kelly Elliott

President, CBA Janet Fuhrer

Doron Gold

Doron Gold is a Staff Clinician at Homewood Health, the provider of the Ontario legal profession's Member Assistance Program. He is a Registered Social Worker, Certified Professional Coach and psychotherapist, as well as having previously practiced law for 10 years, primarily as a family and civil litigator. Prior to working at Homewood Health, Doron spent almost 7 years working at the Ontario Lawyers’ Assistance Program (OLAP). Doron assists lawyers, paralegals, law students, judges and their immediate family members with personal and professional issues such as addiction, depression, anxiety and career stress. Doron’s role at Homewood Health includes psychotherapy with clients, assisting with the ongoing management of Homewood’s peer volunteer program as well as providing workshops and presentations to various groups in the community. Doron has written and been quoted extensively in publications such as Lawyers’ Weekly, Law Times, Canadian Lawyer and LawPro Magazine on various topics related to lawyer distress and wellness. As well, Doron writes a regular bi-monthly “Lawyer Therapist” column in Law Times. Doron has been asked to speak to various groups throughout Ontario on topics as varied as Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Stress 101, Retirement, Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue. He is the co-author of the Canadian Bar Association’s “Mental Health and Wellness in the Legal Profession” online course and is the recipient of the 2016 CBA Wellness Forum Award of Excellence.

Jordan Halpern

Kathleen Robichaud Sole Practitioner & Planning Committee Co-Chair

Kathleen Robichaud is a sole practitioner practicing in Manotick, Ontario. She has a business degree from the University of Ottawa obtained in 1994. She earned her law degree at Queens University, graduating in 1997. She articled at Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall in Ottawa. She was called to the Ontario bar in 1999 and is a Lawyer member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Shortly after articling, Kathleen moved to Toronto and practiced there until returning to the Ottawa area and settling in Manotick in July of 2010. She has worked primarily as a sole practitioner throughout her years of practice. Kathleen is a member of the County of Carleton Law Association. She is co-chair of the organizing Committee for the East Region Solicitors Conference. She is also Past-Chair of the Sole, Small and General Practice Section of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and Past-Chair of the Pro Bono Sub Committee of the OBA. She is the Vice-Chair for the for the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice forum of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and an East Region Representative of Council for the OBA. Kathleen has been a member of the Discipline Committee of the Professional Engineers of Ontario since 2013 and presides over professional conduct hearings as part of panel of adjudicators. Kathleen’s practice includes Corporate Law, Real Estate including development work and Wills and Estates.

Head Librarian Jennifer Walker

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