Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal Practice 2016


Course Date: June 17, 2016

Total: 5h 9min

Registration

Welcome, Introductions, and Opening Remarks

Laura A. BestEmbarkation Law Corporation, Vancouver
Lorne LachanceDepartment of Justice, Vancouver

Jurisdiction:  Signs You Might Be in the Wrong Court

Oliver Pulleyblank — Department of Justice, Vancouver

Class Actions: “If the Glove Doesn’t Fit”

Richard T. Kurland — Kurland & Tobe, Vancouver
Kathy Ring — General Counsel, Department of Justice, Vancouver

Networking Break

Advocacy in Federal Courts: Tips, Slips, and Traps to Avoid

The Honourable Mr. Justice Wyman W. WebbFederal Court of Appeal, Ottawa
Prothonotary Roger Lafreniere — Federal Court, Vancouver

Judges from the Federal Courts TBA

Recent Court Initiatives

The Honourable Mr. Justice Michael D. MansonFederal Court, Ottawa
The Honourable Mr. Justice Wyman W. WebbFederal Court of Appeal, Ottawa
Prothonotary R. LafreniereFederal Court, Vancouver

Judges from the Federal Courts TBA

Networking Lunch

Deference Under Dunsmuir: Has it Made a Difference?

The Honourable Mr. Justice James W. O'ReillyFederal Court, Ottawa
Robert J. Danay — Department of Justice, Vancouver

Immigration Law: Interventions by Public Interest Groups

Lobat Sadrehashemi — Embarkation Law Corporation, Vancouver

National Security Litigation in the Federal Court: Challenges and Opportunities

Jan Brongers — Department of Justice, Vancouver

Networking Break

Pipe Dreams: Are Big Projects Drowning in Federal Court Waters?

Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson — White Raven Law Corporation, Surrey 
Anthony HoEnvironmental Law Centre, University of Victoria, Victoria

Aboriginal Law in Federal Court: First Nations Governance Disputes

Krista Robertson — JFK Law Corporation, Victoria

Concluding Remarks

Laura A. BestEmbarkation Law Corporation, Vancouver
Lorne LachanceDepartment of Justice, Vancouver