Joint Professionalism Training

 Joint Professionalism Training

Winter Term

Friday, January 25, 2019
9:00 am - 3:15 pm
Moot Court Room (J250)

                  Agenda: 

                  9:00- 9:05 am                   Welcome
                                                                 
Associate Dean Andrew Green 

                    9:05 - 11:00 am                     Diversity Training
                                                                  Tanya De Mello, Ryerson University, Director of Human Rights Services

                    11:00 am - 12:00 noon          Breakout Discussions (various lawyers)

                    12:00 - 1:00 pm                     Lunch

                     1:00 - 2:30 pm                      Communicating with Indigenous Clients
                                                                   Amanda Carling, Aboriginal Legal Services, Board President
                                                                   Jonathan Rudin, Aboriginal Legal Services Program Director
                                                                   Communicating Effectively with Indigenous Clients

                      2:30 - 3:15 pm                      Academic Misconduct 
                                                                   Sara Faherty, Assistant Dean, Academic
                                                                   Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters 

Fall Term

Friday, October 12, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Moot Court Room (J250)

                      Evaluation:                        Essay Assignment
                                                                 due Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 am (via assignments.law@utoronto.ca

                      Agenda: 

                      9:00- 9:10 am                     Welcome
                                                                 Dean Edward Iacobucci

                      9:10 - 10:00 am                  Professionalism and Self-Care
                                                                
Yukimi Henry, Manager, Academic/Personal Counselling and Wellness
                                                                 Legal Professionalism and Self-Care (Powerpoint presentation) 

                      10:00 - 11:15 am                 Everyday Ethics Problems (various lawyers)
                                                                  Readings:
                                                                  Everyday Problems                                                               
                                                                  RPC index - website updated July 24, 2017

                                                                  LSO - Complete Rules of Professional Conduct
                                                                  Breakout group schedules*

                                                                       
                     
11:30 am - 12:00 noon        Entering a Regulated Profession
                                                                  
Will Morrison, Law Society of Ontario
                                                                  Entering a Regulated Profession (Powerpoint)

                      12:00 - 1:00 pm                   Lunch               

                      1:00 - 2:30 pm                     Ethics and Professionalism in the Criminal Justice System
                                                                 
Justice Shaun Nakatsuru, Superior Court of Justice
                                                                  Readings:  
                                                                  R v Armitage
                                                                  R v Jackson
                                                                  R v Morris
                                                                  R v Morris - Appendix A 
              

                       2:30 - 3:15 pm                    Professional Communication and Conduct and Your Reputation
                                                                 
Andrew Shaughnessy, Torys LLP
                                                                  Professionalism: I wish I knew then what I know now (Powerpoint)

                       3:15 - 4:00 pm                    Professionalism for International Human Advocates
                                                                  Samer Muscati and Yolanda Song, International Human Rights Program
                                                                  Professionalism for International Human Rights Advocates (Powerpoint)