ITS ALL WRONGFUL: DEATH, DISMISSAL, CONVICTION & MORE
Friday, November 4th, 2016 • Delta Halifax, NS
** This conference is accredited for 6.5 Hours of Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) credits by the the Law Society of New Brunswick. Lawyers of PEI, NB and NL can will also earn 6.5 Hours of MCPD for attending this program. **
APTLA’s conference morning will be spent canvassing the many important aspects of Wrongful Death claims and litigation. From the background of Wrongful Death claims to specific areas and questions posed live to experts, APTLA’s faculty will cover the berries of this common practice area. We will present cases, strategies and information useful to everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned litigator. Our afternoon will be spent covering five diverse areas of litigation, including: Securities, Expropriation, Wrongful Conviction, Estate Litigation and Wrongful Conviction. Each session will give you the basics of each practice area, giving you what you will need when your client surprises you with a new opportunity to represent them.
APTLA's IT'S ALL WRONGFUL (and More) conference will feature:
Wrongful Death Morning
• Background to the Law of Wrongful Death & Proving Damages
• A Lawyer’s Guide to Calculation of Future Losses Resulting from Wrongful Death
• Infant Settlements: A Province by Province Review by APTLA's Young Lawyers Section
• KEYNOTE: Quantifying the “Priceless”: New Approaches to Loss of Care, Guidance & Companionship
• Ask the Expert: A Panel Discussion of Technical Matters
Specialty Litigation Afternoon
• Securities Litigation: Seeking Damages for Investors – How the Securities Act May Assist You
• Expropriation of Property Litigation: A Primer on Key Issues
• Wrongful Dismissal Primer: What to Know When an Aggrieved Employee Walks into your Office?
• Estate Law: Examining the Most Common Issues in Estate Litigation
• Wrongful Conviction: History & Background
• The Civil Aspects of Wrongful Conviction: Lessons from a Real Life Wrongful Conviction Case
We are putting together an excellent faculty to make this conference educational, entertaining and useful to your practice. Presenters include a return visit from well-known lawyer and legal author, Tom Vesper, Vesper Westmorland (NJ) speakng on "Quantifying the “Priceless”: New Approaches to Loss of Care, Guidance & Companionship". We are also being joined by Elaine Gibson, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University and APTLA's founding Director, Jake van der Laan, Director of Enforcement, Financial and Consumer Services Commission (NB). We are joined by Actuaries, Kelley McKeating, Frank Nudo and Jessie Shaw Gmeiner.
Also APTLA Members: Ernest Gittens, Gittens & Associates; Robert Pineo, Patterson Law; Ron Pizzo, Pink Larkin; Paul Miller, Blackburn Law; Don MacBeath, Q.C., MacBeath & Associates; Brandon Forbes & Paul Bender, of Campbell Lea; and APTLA Young Lawyer Section Members.
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WHO CAN REGISTER? APTLA'S CONFERENCE is open to APTLA Members and Non-Members, lawyers and non-lawyers.
APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION
$399.00 + HST = $458.85 for APTLA Lawyer Members
$399.00 + HST = $458.85 for APTLA Associate Members
$299.00 + HST = $343.85 for APTLA Young Lawyer Section Members
$199.00 + HST = $228.85 for APTLA Clerks & Students
NON-APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION
$565.22 + HST = $650.00 for Non-Members
$399.00 + HST = $458.85 for Non-Member Clerks & Students
Conference Registration includes conference attendance, refreshment breaks, the conference luncheon, a CD or flash drive of conference materials and HST. A discount, as above, in registration fee is given to APTLA Members.
THIS IS GOING TO BE A GREAT CONFERENCE. PLEASE REGISTER ASAP.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:
To register for the IT'S ALL WRONGFUL (and More) - please CLICK HERE. The office will send you an online invoice in the applicable registration category with the applicable registration fee and any other costs you have indicated.
If you wish to pay by cheque, payment should accompany registration and be sent ASAP to:
P.O. Box 2618, Central RPO
Halifax, NS B3J 3N5
WHO CAN JOIN THE ASSOCIATION? APTLA welcomes both plaintiff lawyers and non-lawyers to Membership. We would love to welcome you to Membership in the Association. Non-Members may wish to consider joining APTLA if they qualify for Membership. New Members immediately qualify for reduced pricing for this conference. If you wish to join us and avail yourself of Member pricing, please contact the office.
WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS? APTLA Members receive education discounts; exclusive use of our Members' ListServ; a subscription to APT Law Magazine; use of our state of the art website; and other annual benefits!
OTHER IMPORTANT CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
HOTEL ARRANGEMENTS: APTLA has established a preferred room rate at the Delta Halifax for those attending the conference. These preferred rates are subject to availability. Hotel reservations should be made immediately. To book your room, please follow this reservation link or call the Delta Halifax directly at (902) 425-6700 and ask for "In-house Reservations" and mention that you are attending the APTLA Conference on November 4th. Please make your booking as soon as possible and before Thursday, October 13th, 2016. After that date, the Delta will release our Room Block and rooms will be subject to availability and regular pricing.
CANCELLATIONS & CUT OFFS : Conference registration cancellations must be received in the APTLA office no later than Thursday October 13th, 2016. We will issue a refund for the registration fee paid less a $50.00 processing fee. APTLA cannot accept cancellations after October 14th, 2016 and refunds will not be issued after that date. Substitution of another attendee from the same category of registration is always permitted, although we would appreciate notice of such substitutions. Hotel reservations must be made on or before end of day on Monday, October 17th, 2016 The Delta has been generous enough to extend our room block to this date, anyone looking for a hotel room after this date will not be able to take advantage of this specialty pricing.
PLEASE REGISTER & BOOK YOUR ROOM ASAP.