Winter and spring 2017 speaking engagements

January 2, 2017 - Toronto - Here is a list of Marshall Swadron's upcoming speaking engagements:

The Ontario Bar Association's annual Institute runs from February 9 through 11, 2017. Marshall will be speaking at the Trusts and Estates Section's program in the afternoon of Thursday, February 9, 2017 entitled, Death and Aging. Marshall will be part of a panel discussing the role of lawyers appointed under section 3 of the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 to represent clients alleged to be incapable. Please click here to view the program agenda. To register for the session in Toronto or Ottawa or to participate by webcast, please click here.

On Friday, February 24, 2017, Marshall will be speaking at The Law Society of Upper Canada's Annotated Power of Attorney program, which is co-chaired by Jasmine Sweatman and Melanie Yach. Marshall will be speaking with Lou-Anne Farrell of FP Law in London in a moderated discussion about challenges that can arise in the implementation of powers of attorney both in respect of property and personal care. Please click here to view the program description and to register.

On Monday, March 27, 2017 Marshall will speak to at the University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the invitation of Laura Tamblyn Watts in the course Law and Aging on the subject of mental health law and older adults.

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Marshall Swadron will speak together with Dr. Nadia Incardona on the subject of Dealing with Complex Ethical Situations – End of Life and Advance Care Planning at the Osgoode Professional Development Certificate Program on Elder Law. To register for the five-Wednesday certificate program, please click here.

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Marshall will serve as co-chair, together with Neil Abramson of Torkin Manes LLP, of the Law Society of Upper Canada's Administrative Law Practice Basics program. This year marks the seventh annual presentation of the popular program which provides a survey for new lawyers and a refresher for experienced practitioners.The program will offer 2.5 hours of substantive and one hour of professionalism CPD credits. To register for the program, please click here.

  • The annual B'nai Brith continuing education program for lawyers and accountants will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Marshall will present on a panel with Richard Coutinho of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, Andrew Felker and Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, moderated by Charles Wagner. The panel's topic is the protection of vulnerable adults in predatory relationships.