Intro to Estates Litigation Fundamentals; and Recent Developments in Family Law - Webinar
There will be two topics covered during this webinar:
1. An Introduction to Estates Litigation Fundamentals
Speaker: Barbara Green, LL.B. of Robins Appleby LLP
2. Recent Developments in Family Law
Speaker: Stephen Grant, LSM, ASM of Grant Crawford Watson LLP
23 Sep 2019, 7:00 PM
2 CPD hours
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About the Instructor(s)
Stephen Grant is an experienced family lawyer, specializing in complex financial cases. He has appeared in courts across the country as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. Along with his counsel practice, he acts as a mediator/arbitrator in family and estates matters.
Stephen is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and Editor of the ACTL Journal. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (of which he was the first Canadian Chapter President).Stephen is the Editor of the Advocates’ Journal, the main publication of the Advocates’ Society, the Editor-in-Chief of the Ontario Reports and co-author of Lawyers’ Professional Liability, now in its 3rd edition. Stephen also contributes the occasional travel article to the Globe and Mail.
Stephen was awarded the Law Society Medal in 2006, The Advocates’ Society Medal in 2017, and most recently, the 2017 OBA Award for Excellence in Family Law.
Barbara is an experienced Estates Litigator and she has acted on a number of high profile and important cases. She has also acted as an estate trustee during litigation. For more than a decade, she has routinely dealt with: Will challenges and defence; allegations of abuse of Powers of Attorney (POA); allegations of elder abuse; beneficiaries’ entitlements under a Will; dependant support and relief claims; guardianship applications; executor’s obligations; the passing of accounts; and unjust enrichment claims.
Barbara is a HAPPEN-approved personal service provider of legal services to HAPPEN's members. A certified adult education instructor, Barbara enjoys teaching seminars on the fundamentals Estates Litigation.
The common thread in Barbara’s Estates Litigation practice and her Employment Law practice is her understanding that these cases are laden with strong emotional undercurrents. Her counsel to clients during such stressful times is measured and wise.
When it comes to representing employees and employers, as well as corporations and institutions, Barbara looks at a situation from various perspectives and skillfully find practical resolutions, frequently through mediation and negotiation.
Barbara is a strong and natural communicator—skills she uses to the benefit of her clients. At the same time, her clients appreciate her ability to obtain excellent results in a cost-conscious manner. Outgoing and personable, she helps them feel comfortable by taking the time to explain the legal process and outline their options.Wherever possible, she encourages and facilitates early resolutions.