Date:  Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 8:30am
Title:  Bulletproofing Your Company (and yourself) Against Legal Liability For Contaminated Land

 

Bulletproofing Your Company (and yourself) Against Legal Liability For Contaminated Land

The costs of cleanup of contaminated land can run into millions, and liability can arise whether or not the company was at fault.

This talk will discuss the exposure of companies, their directors and officer to liability for contaminated land and some risk management strategies and will cover the following topics;

* Liability to neighbours if your land is contaminated
* Who can sue?
* How long do they have to sue?
* Does it matter that you did not cause the contamination?
* Government enforcement if your land is contaminated
* What action can a regulatory enforcement agency take?
* Orders
* Prosecution
* Does it matter that you did not cause the contamination?
* Caveat Director – Directors and Officer liability for corporate
contaminated land
* Legal Privilege as a shield from disclosure
* Risk Management Strategies
Paul Manning, Principal, Manning Environmental Law

Paul is the principal of Manning Environmental Law and an Environmental Law Specialist Certified by the Law Society of Ontario. He has been selected as one of the world’s leading Environmental Lawyers by Who’s Who Legal.

Paul advises clients on a wide range of environmental law issues and represents them as counsel before tribunals and the courts. His practice focuses on environmental, energy, planning and Aboriginal law.


Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 8:30am
Title:  Canvassing All Bencher Candidates

Lawyering Skills – Dealing with a client with a criminal matter – advice from a distinguished criminal lawyer and bestselling novelist Robert Rotenberg. What to do when your client calls in the middle of the night from the police station or after being served with a Criminal Code or Provincial Offences Act appearance notice.

Writing Skills – How writing novels helps you be a better lawyer. Criminal lawyer and bestselling novelist Robert Rotenberg discusses simple ways to improve your writing and lawyering skills.


Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 8:30am
Title: Canvassing All Bencher Candidates
Voting for the 2019 Bencher Election opens mid April and closes on April 30, 2019. If you are a Bencher Candidate you are welcome to attend the February 21, 2019 breakfast and present your candidacy. If you are not running please attend and hear out the candidates!

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 8:30am
Title:  “Mindfulness and Well-being” with Andrea Jones
Come out to our January 17, 2019 meeting and tune up for 2019 with a presentation from Andrea Jones on mindfulness and well-being. Andrea is a Registered Health Coach and Life Coach and an expert in habit change. Kick start your 2019 with her seminar Stress Less with Mindfulness. We will be talking about different ways to change your thinking about what you think, how you think, and how your thinking can impact your overall health and well-being.

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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—December 2018 Meeting was cancelled—
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Date:  Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  Cannabis and the US Border presentation
Please join us and listed to our speaker Daniel Joyce, US immigration lawyer from Hodgson Russ LLP, who will speak on cross border crossing issues post-October 17, 2018.

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  Cannabis and the US border – what Canadian lawyers need to know
Our guest speaker, Toronto Bencher Heather Zordel, will discuss LSO proposals to shrink the size of convocation, thoughts about addressing risk in targeted areas of practice with special certification programs and whatever concerns you have about the our self-regulation.

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:   Collections
    Robert Cottrell from Groupecho Canada, a leading accounts receivables management company, will provide an overview of accounts receivable and clients arrears management as it pertains to the legal industry. He will also briefly discuss other key services that are relevant to law firms.

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:   Mandatory Breach Notification is Coming to Canada!
     Come hear privacy expert Lisa R. Lifshitz discuss federal privacy act’s (PIPEDA) new mandatory breach notification requirements and other requirements that will be coming into force on November 1st. Learn how you and your clients can be prepared for these changes, which will now include significant fines for non-compliance”.

Location
The “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level,
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
For additional info and to rsvp click here:  https://bit.ly/2KV5MmS
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Date:  Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  Core Strategies to Grow your Practice or Firm
     As a professional coach, Carmelo Millimaci helps professionals identify and execute business development and marketing strategies that focus on best practices in client service, proposal win strategy, cross-selling, prospecting, go-to-market planning and profile building. Carmelo also coaches clients on how to utilize their strengths and values, recognize and overcome roadblocks, and realize measurable objectives. Carmelo has 20 years of business development and marketing experience in Canadian and global law firms. He is also an Adler Trained Coach and founder of Attune Coaching and Consulting.
LocationThe “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level, 
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
 
For additional info and to rsvp click here: https://bit.ly/2miU5re
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Date:  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  Accounting / Bookkeeping Tips and Strategies for Small Law Firms 
      Spend less time on accounting/bookkeeping and more time with your clients and growing your practice. The presentation will focus on following areas: Common accounting/bookkeeping issues encountered by law firms, Some modern best-practices to keep law firms’ books current, clean and Law Society compliant, and Law Society’s Spot Audit – what is it? Tips for getting ready.
LocationThe “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level, 
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
 
For additional info and to rsvp click here
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Date:  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain:How this effects legal practice.
      Barbara Hendrickson will speak on how the blockchain has changed her practice.
LocationThe “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level, 
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
 
For additional info and to rsvp click here
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Date:  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:30am
Title:  TBLA February Breakfast Meeting
LocationThe “Grotto” Room, Marché Restaurant on the street level, 
                  Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Toronto.
 
For additional info and to rsvp click here
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