QJ Law & Ethics Institute Presents

Lectures on Law & Ethics 
Comparative Studies In Talmudic & Civil Law

You'll want to be here for our fantastic lineup!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019
6 hours accredited by the Barreau du Quebec 

2 Sessions: 
Morning Session, 8 am - 11 am 
Evening Session, 5 pm - 8 pm

Each session is 3 accredited hours - $75 each or $125 for full day.
 
TOPICS & PRESENTERS
 
MORNING SESSION
8:00 am - 11:00 am

8:00 am

Contracts and Agreements

Comparative Law

Presenter: YOSSI SHANOWITZ

Yossi Shanowitz received his MA Talmudic Law in 1989 from the RCA. He is an accredited JLI instructor on Law and Ethics and lectures extensively on the comparative law & ethics.


9:00 am

Contracts of Adhesion: Legal Implications

Forms, Waivers, Cellphone contracts and other non-negotiable contracts - what are the rights and what are the responsibilities of both parties?

Presenter: LAZAR SARNA

Lazar Sarna is member of the bar since 1974, and partner of the law offices of Sarna Neudorfer since 1998, and practices commercial litigation. He is an author of several books on Law including, Letters of Credit and Annotated Code Civil du Quebec. He lectures at Concordia University.


10:00 am

Good Faith in Contracts

New Developments in Canada on Contracts: What you need to know: Implications of the Supreme Court Rulings in Ontario and BC.

Presenter: Prof. ROSALIE JUKIER

Rosalie Jukier is a member of the bar since 1986. She serves as professor at the Faculty of Law in McGill University and was recently appointed as associated dean at the Faculty of Law in McGill University. She specializes in contractual obligations as well as judicial institutions and civil procedure. She is a three-time recipient of the John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2004, 2016, and 2018)

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

5:00 pm:

Trial Preparation and Presentation

This session will review effective modalities on how to present your case in a court of law, including what to avoid and what to ensure to properly present your case to the court.

Presenter: JOEL AVERY SILCOFF

Justice, ret. Superior Court of Quebec

 Judge Silcoff was appointed to the Superior Court in 2000. He rendered several landmark decisions in the areas of shareholders’ oppression remedies, corporate reorganizations, banking law, calls for tenders by governmental authorities, contractual interpretation, and international arbitration. In the Fall of 2017, he joined the Faculty of Law of McGill University as a Course Lecturer. Mr. Silcoff is certified as an arbitrator and a mediator by the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ).

 

Language and the Court

Rights and Responsibilities for Litigators

This presentation will cover language rights in Canada's justice system, both civil and criminal, as well as provincial and federal. What are the lawyers ethical obligations, the parameters of to invoke it, and the remedies are available for their breach.

Presenter: Michael Shortt

Michael Shortt was called to Quebec Bar in 2014 and Ontario Bar in 2015. He is recipient of numerous honours and awards. His articles have been cited by the Federal Court, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and parties appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada.

 

 

 
Cost $125
6 FCO Credits for all sessions.
Individual Sessions $75 (3 FCO Credits)
Breakfast & Dinner Included
 
Location:
Chabad of Westmount
Tower 4 – Westmount Square
Suite 110