Toronto Lawyers Association
Protecting the Record: Advice for Trial Lawyers from the Appeal’s Perspective

Are you an experienced trial lawyer who wants to take steps to improve your client’s position on a possible appeal? Are you new to trial work and would like to know what you can do to protect the record? Would you like some tips and tricks for success on what might be your first appeal? This program is designed to give you an appeal’s perspective so that you can maximize the conduct of a trial and improve your client’s position in the event of on appeal.

Our panel of appellate experts will share tips and advice on how counsel can improve their client’s position, as either appellant or respondent, by thinking ahead. Topics will include:

  • Ensuring you get it all into evidence
  • Making objections clearly on the record
  • Preparing for the appeal while you prepare for trial

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