Centre for the Legal Profession: Program in Professionalism

The Centre for the Legal Profession is hosting an ethics seminar series designed primarily for students, and junior lawyers: the Program in Professionalism.  Each interactive seminar features an outstanding role model from the legal community on a current professional or ethical issue with a 20 minute presentation, and time for Q&A.  The upcoming speakers in March are:

–       March 9: The Honourable Stephen Goudge, Court of Appeal for Ontario, on the topic of “The fundamental norms that guide us to be good professionals” (12.45pm to 1.45pm, UofT Faculty of Law, Room FA2)

 –       March 28: Ms. Sandra Forbes, Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, on the topic of “Can professionalism and zealous advocacy co-exist?” (12.45pm to 1.45pm, UofT Faculty of Law, Room FA3)

 If interested in attending one or both of these free seminars please respond to kim.snell@utoronto.ca or call 416.978.8057. A webcast of each seminar and the profiles of the featured professionals will be posted on the Centre’s website at www.clp.utoronto.ca.

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