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Congratulations to Helen Daley on Receiving The Advocates’ Society Award of Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Congratulations to Helen Daley on receiving The Advocates’ Society Award of Excellence in Teaching on June 15, 2017. This award honours those who have consistently made an outstanding contribution in the classroom and to the profession, and promotes excellence in the teaching of advocacy skills. Helen is a Coach and Advisor for The Law Society’s Coach and Advisor Network. She has been an adjunct professor in Advanced Civil Procedure and Securities Regulation at Queen’s University Faculty of Law, and has taught substantive law and advocacy programs at Osgoode Hall, The Advocates’ Society and The Law Society of Upper Canada. Helen is also a published author. Advocates Society Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Peter Wardle on Being Included in the 11th Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada!

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Peter Wardle on being selected by his peers for inclusion in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in director and officer liability practice and securities law.
Best Lawyers Congratulations re 11th Edition

Freya Kristjanson Has Been Appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto

Friday, June 17th, 2016

The Partners of Wardle Daley Bernstein Bieber are thrilled to announce that Freya Kristjanson has been appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. In her time at WDBB, Freya has made immeasurable contributions to the firm. She has been an outstanding advocate, a model of integrity, intelligence and common sense, and a fantastic member of the team. While she will be sorely missed, we warmly congratulate Freya on her appointment and wish her all the best as she transitions to the bench.

Helen A. Daley is Co-Chairing “Objection, Your Honour!” at The Advocates’ Society on June 27, 2016

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Helen A. Daley is Co-Chairing “Objection, Your Honour!” at The Advocates’ Society Education Centre on June 27, 2016 in Toronto. Robert Harrison of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is Chairing this event. Faculty includes The Honourable Justice David L. Corbett (Superior Court of Justice), The Honourable Justice Susan Himel (Superior Court of Justice), Andrew Faith (Polley Faith LLP), Monique Jilesen (Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP), Jeffrey Leon (Bennett Jones LLP) and Anne E. Spafford (Lerners LLP). Learn when, why and how to make an objection either in court or in an examination room. In this unique program, experienced litigators and judges will tell you everything you need to know about objections. Whether you are just starting out or need to brush up on your examination technique, this is one program that you can’t afford to miss! Objection, Your Honour! The Advocates Society, June 27, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is Speaking at the Canadian Bar Association, Child and Youth Section, on the “Roadmap for Change: The Inquest Into The Death of Katelynn Sampson” on May 19, 2016

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Freya Kristjanson will speak at the Canadian ar Association, Child and Youth Section, on the “Roadmap for Change: The Inquest into the death of Katelynn Sampson” on May 19, 2016.

On April 29, 2016, the jury in the Katelynn Sampson inquest released 173 recommendations aimed at preventing similar tragedy in the future. The foundational “Katelynn’s Principle” stresses the rights of the child – to be seen, heard, listened to and respected. It requires that a child involved in the child welfare, justice and education systems remain central to all decision-making. The panel will explore the recommendations, and what they mean for child welfare agencies, schools, police, the courts and other child advocates. Freya represented the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth at the inquest. CBA, Roadmap to Change-Inquest into Death of Katelyn Sampson, May 19, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is Co-Chairing The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer 2016 (Live Webcast Replay with Live Chat) on June 20, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is co-chairing the Law Society of Upper Canada conference: The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer 2016 (Live Webcast Replay with Live Chat) on June 20, 2016 (original date: March 3, 2016). Speakers include judges, government lawyers, and private practitioners, who will share their perspectives on the latest hot topics and cases, along with practical tips and insights on a wide range of administrative law issues.https://ecom.lsuc.on.ca/cpd/product.jsp?id=CLE16-0030201

Freya Kristjanson is speaking at the LSUC on “Administrative Law Practice Basics 2016” on May 6, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is speaking on “Administrative Law Practice Basics 2016” at the Donald Lament Learning Centre on May 6, 2016, in Toronto. Other speakers at the conference include The Honourable David Corbett (Superior Court of Justice), Neil Abramson, C.S. (Torkin Manes LLP), Chantal Desloges, C.S. (Desloges Law Group Professional Corporation), Lisa Freeman, Counsel (Law Society of Upper Canada), Andrew Pinto (Pinto Wray James LLP), Mark Sandler, C.S. (Cooper, Sandler, Shrime & Bergman LLP), Marshall Swadron (Swadron Associates) and Matthew Wilton (Matthew Wilton & Associates). Administrative Law Basics 2016 Agenda, May 6, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is Speaking at The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice – Vexatious Litigants on March 10, 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is speaking on “Vexatious Litigants: The Legal Background and the Practitioner’s Perspective” at the CIAJ National Roundtable on the Vexatious Litigant, March 10, 2016, in Toronto. Other speakers at the conference include the Hon. Chief Justice Paul S. Crampton (Federal Court of Canada), the Hon. Associate Chief Justice John D. Rooke (Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench), the Hon. Justice Fred Myers (Ontario Superior Court of Justice), and David Muir (Vice-Chair, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario). Final Brochure – Vexatious Litigant 2016

Freya Kristjanson is Co-Chairing The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer on March 3, 2016

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Freya Kristjanson is co-chairing the Law Society of Upper Canada conference: The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer on March 3, 2016. Speakers include judges, government lawyers, and private practitioners, who will share their perspectives on the latest hot topics and cases, along with practical tips and insights on a wide range of administrative law issues.https://ecom.lsuc.on.ca/cpd/product.jsp?id=CLE16-0030201

Freya Kristjanson is a Contributing Editor of Regulatory Boards and Administrative Law Litigation

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Regulatory Boards and Administrative Law Litigation is a journal devoted to legal and procedural issues of administrative law. Regulatory Boards and Administrative Law Litigation is published quarterly by Federated Press, and is part of the Litigation Lawyer Series.