Effective Advocacy for Immigration Lawyers
Chaired by: Mario D. Bellissimo, C.S., Bellissimo Law Group
June 21, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Attend live in Toronto at Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, or view by live webcast
Total CPD = 2 Substantive Hours + 1 Professionalism Hour
New Members = 3 Hours
ABOUT THIS PROGRAM
Want to be a more effective advocate for your immigration clients? Attend this program to gain valuable tips and strategies on how to be more persuasive in making written and oral arguments. Whether your clients are businesses, families or individual refugee claimants, your advocacy skills will be enhanced by attending this informative session.
Building your case through effective interview skills.
Advocating persuasively at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
Understanding what makes a good memorandum of fact and law at the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.
Avoiding the five most common mistakes on memoranda for leave to appeal.
Addressing ethical issues on retainers and referring agents.
Lois D. Figg, Assistant Deputy Chairperson, Refugee Protection Division, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Barbara Jackman, LSM, Jackman & Associates
Betsy Kane, C.S., Capelle Kane Immigration Lawyers Professional Corporation
Joel M. Rubinoff, Legal Advisor, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Program FEE: $210 plus taxes includes PDF materials and 30 day access to the archived webcast