Open Court or Open Season? Protecting Children with Sealing Orders
Fri, March 5, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
Registration limited to OTLA members
Receive a 10% discount if you register 5 or more individuals from the same firm - Promo Code: WEBINARS5+
This program is eligible for up to 1.25 Substantive Hours.
Join us for a 75-minute webinar with Barbara Legate & Alex Wolfe from Legate Personal Injury Lawyers.
Program will include:
- Understanding the difference between hearings and filings
- Sierra Club, MEH and A.B. and other key appellate cases
- Persuasive arguments for reticent judges
Barbara Legate, Legate Personal Injury Lawyers
Barbara Legate practices medical negligence and personal injury with an emphasis on serious infant and child injuries in London at Legate Personal Injury Lawyers. She was called to the bar in 1981. She is recognized as a skilled trial lawyer and has advocated for clients and as intervenor at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal. The Best Lawyers in Canada has named her Lawyer of the Year in Southwestern Ontario in personal injury in each of 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2021. She is named in The Best Lawyers in Canada in Medical Negligence and Appellate Practice and is L’Expert Ranked. Barbara is certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario. She is an invited fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, honouree at the 2009 Celebration of the Personal Injury Bar, recipient of a Diamond Jubilee award for work in brain injury prevention. Barbara joins the Civil Rules Committee in 2021.
She has held a number of positions of leadership in the legal profession including President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and Director of the Advocates Society (Ontario). She has presented papers on advocacy, evidence, and substantive law of negligence, limitation periods, practice and ethics. She developed and heads the Legate Medical Negligence Moot at Western Law and is a frequent lecturer at the law school. She has contributed two chapters to Ontario Courtroom Procedure, and was a member on the joint Advocates Society- OBA task force to develop Best Practices for Remote Hearings as a result of the pandemic. Barbara initiated the Helmets on Kids campaign in London, now a province-wide project which gives away bike helmets to needy children. Her interest in children has lead to philanthropic, volunteer and charitable work benefiting disadvantaged children and families and most recently through work as a Director of the Children’s Health Foundation in London. Most significantly she is a proud mother and now grandmother to 3 beautiful granddaughters.
Alex Wolfe, Legate Personal Injury Lawyers
Alex Wolfe is a 4th year associate lawyer at Legate Personal Injury Lawyers. He works primarily with Barbara Legate on birth trauma, medical malpractice, and catastrophic injury claims, and maintains his own practice litigating motor vehicle, occupier’s liability and recreational injury claims. Alex takes pride in his work with injured children and incapacitated clients and is well-versed in the settlement approval process.
Alex is in his third year as the co-editor of OTLA’s Medical Malpractice Newsletter. He is the vice-chairman of the Children’s Health Foundation’s Golf Classic and helps organize OTLA’s ‘Helmets on Kids’ campaign in the London region. He is a recurring judge at The Legate Personal Injury Lawyers’ Medical Malpractice Moot, which takes place every winter at Western University
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Fri, March 5, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
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