October 17, 2010

IAD Session – November 22nd, 2010

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Counsel Evening Session

Monday November 22, 2010 & Monday February 8, 2010
5:00 p.m. EST

Boardroom 6B/C (6th Floor)
74 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
M5C 3C7

Moderator: Hazelyn Ross, Assistant Deputy Chairperson – Immigration Appeal Division
5:00 – 5:15 Welcome/Introductions
5:15 – 6:15 Ethical Issues before the Board
This will include topics such as who is your client? Conflicts-of-Interest? When can you withdraw from representation? When will the Board prevent your withdrawal? Problems concerning late retainers just prior to scheduled hearings. Adjournments. Guideline 6. LSUC Rules. CSIC Rules.

Gary Segal, Counsel (Chair)
Hazelyn Ross, ADC
Eric Katz, Counsel
6:15 – 6:30 Health Break
6:30 – 7:30 Ten Key Practice Cases

This session will review what the panelists believe are the 10 most important recent decisions before the Board and the principles enunciated therein.

Mario Bellissimo, Counsel (Chair)
Hazelyn Ross, ADC
Joel Rubinoff, Legal Advisor
7:30 Closing Remarks
**Refreshments will be served