October 11, 2023

Trial

October 11, 2023 at 12:00PM (ET) on ZOOM
This Lunch and Learn seminar will talk about Trials: the Mount Doom in the quest to destroy the One Ring that is Estate Litigation.

Trial

October 11, 2023
at 12:00PM (ET) on ZOOM
This program is eligible for CPD hours required of Lawyers.
This program is eligible for CPD hours required of Lawyers.
Trial

Overview

This Lunch and Learn seminar will talk about Trials: the Mount Doom in the quest to destroy the One Ring that is Estate Litigation. Topics will include the all-important Trial Checklist; preparing evidence and witnesses; Notices; Books of Authorities; and the Factum. The trial itself will also be discussed: the opening statement; preliminary motions; Objections at trial; the “Evidence Cheat Sheet”; and costs.

Topics include:

  • Checklist for trial
  • Preparing the evidence
  • Preparing witnesses
  • Notices
  • Books of Authority
  • Facta
  • Opening statement
  • Preliminary motions
  • Objections at trial and evidence cheat sheet
  • Costs

 

Discussion Materials

Main Paper

Trial Preparation Tips

Session Recording

In the Media

This article was published by Law360 Canada, part of Lexis Nexis Canada Inc. on October 6, 2023.

Presenters

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Greg Sidlofsky

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Peter Neufeld

Gold Sponsors

b'nai brith canada
Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Toronto Dominion Bank

Silver Sponsors

Bank of Montreal - Trust and Estate Services
Gold Sponsors
b'nai brith canada
Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Toronto Dominion Bank
Silver Sponsors
Bank of Montreal - Trust and Estate Services
Greg Sidlofsky

Gregory Sidlofsky

Managing Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Gregory Sidlofsky is an experienced litigation lawyer certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. Greg aggressively and successfully advocates for his clients. He appears regularly before all levels of court in Ontario and before various administrative tribunals. Greg has also represented clients in proceedings before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Peter Neufeld

Peter Neufeld

Partner, Wagner Sidlofsky LLP

Peter is a partner at Wagner Sidlofsky LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Peter spent the first years of his litigation career representing class members in class actions regarding alleged breaches of the Securities Act and Competition Act. He has also been involved in files dealing with oppression remedies, derivative actions, and breach of contract disputes.