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Take Our Kids to Work at Osgoode Hall 2018

November 14, 2018 @ 3:00PM to @ 5:00PM
Take Our Kids to Work day

This interactive program will provide Grade 9 students with an overview of the steps to becoming a lawyer or a paralegal, what it means to work in the field of law, and the range of professional options available in these professions.

Due to popular demand, space is limited to no more than five students per firm. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Adult chaperones must register to reserve their seats. Groups of six or more who wish to attend are advised to register for the webcast.

When: Wednesday November 14, 2018 (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Where: Donald Lamont Learning Centre, 130 Queen Street West or from the convenience of any computer with an internet connection via webcast.

Reserve:  By November 9, 2018 11:59 PM

Click here to register for this program.

Take Our Kids to Work, presented by The Learning Partnership, is a one-day job shadowing experience for students in Grade 9.  

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Priya Bhatia, Executive Director, Professional Development & Competence, Law Society of Ontario

10:05 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Becoming a Lawyer or Paralegal
Shannon Moldaver, Shannon Moldaver Dispute Resolution Inc.

10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. A View from the Bench
The Honourable Enzo Rondinelli, Ontario Court of Justice

10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Social Media
Justin Safayeni, Stockwoods LLP

A Day in the Life of……

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. A Paralegal
Leni Yang, Justice by Case (pre-recorded video)

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. A Family Law Lawyer
Dani Frodis, Dani Z. Frodis Barristers Professional Corporation

11:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. An Indigenous Lawyer/Accessibility Issues
Audrey Doxtdator, Porter Law Office

11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. A Multi-Faceted Lawyer
Reem Zaia, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

11:40 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. A Crown Attorney
Brock B. Jones, Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session and Closing Remarks
Shannon Moldaver, Shannon Moldaver Dispute Resolution Inc.

12:00 p.m. Program Ends