May 8, 2018 6:00 pm
WLAO’s Speed Mentoring is back by popular demand!
Date: May 8, 2018
Location: 361 University Ave – Toronto Lawyers Association Lounge
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm)
Cost: $25 plus HST ($30 at the door) No charge for Mentors!
CPD Accreditation: This program has 1 hour and 30 minutes of Professionalism Hours.
Mentees will have the chance to meet with successful, established, and inspiring mentors from Toronto’s and the GTA’s legal community. The evening will include a brief discussion of the mentoring relationship followed by an hour of speed mentoring, during which mentees will have short interactions with several mentors. Ideally, mentees will have 5 years or more of experience however this is not mandatory.
Networking will follow, providing an opportunity to connect with and get the benefit of advice from inspiring private and public sector lawyers and leading in-house legal counsel. Attendees will find out more about transitioning into or building a career in a variety of areas of practice, as well as building connections within the Bar. Potential topics for discussion may entail relevant skill sets, areas of practice, as well as opportunities to gain further experience. Food and refreshments will be served.
This event is free to those registering as mentors.
Our list of esteemed mentors includes:
Jacquie Stevens, Partner, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Ramani Nadarajah, Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association
Erin Cowling, Founder and President, Flex Legal Network Inc.
Rosemarie Juginovic, Deputy Crown Attorney, Scarborough Crown Attorney's Office
Jessica Smith Joy, Counsel, Crown Law Office- Criminal
Kathryn Hendrikx, Hendrikx Family Law
Dena Bonnet, Counsel, Crown Law Office- Criminal
Meghan M. Hull Jaquin, Associate, Howie, Sacks and Henry LLP
Joan Barrett, Deputy Director, Crown Law Office- Criminal
Ronda Bessner, Adjudicator, Consent and Capacity Board
Llana Nakonechny, Dickson Appell
Jennifer Klotz, Jennifer Klotz Law Firm
Julie Stanchieri, Stanchieri Family Law;
Master Carol Albert, Superior Court of Justice
Kerry Gearin, Family Law, Barrister & Solicitor
Alena Thouin, Ontario Government
Jolanta Malicki St. Marys Cement / Votorantim Cimentos North America
Glynis Evans, Justice Canada
Roslyn Levine, Superior Court
Lisa Bernstein, Legal Aid Ontario
Jane Connon, Connon & Iacobelli
Just 5 spaces left!
There are no refunds within 5 days of program date.