Online Voice of the Child Course August 20, 2012

This may be of interest to you:

The Voice of the Child in Family Law (Live Webcast Replace with Live Chat)

This exciting, interdisciplinary program focuses on the complex issues that arise when dealing with and hearing from children involved in the litigation process. Our dynamic and often controversial panels of experts will include judges, lawyers, academics, social workers, therapists, and doctors. For more information, visit:

Hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada, Monday, August 20, 2012 (9:00 AM – 4:30 PM)

Location: View this webcast-only program from your home or office computer

Chair(s): The Honourable George Czutrin, Superior Court of Justice ; Lucy McSweeney, Children’s Lawyer for Ontario  Ministry of Attorney General


The Honourable Susan Lang, Court of Appeal for Ontario

The Honourable George Czutrin, Superior Court of Justice

The Honourable R. John Harper, Senior Family Justice, Superior Court of Justice

The Honourable Heather McGee, Superior Court of Justice

The Honourable June Maresca, Ontario Court of Justice

Professor Nicholas Bala, LSM, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University

Dr. Rachel Birnbaum, Associate Professor, King’s University College at University of Western Ontario

Dr. Jean Clinton, B.Mus, FRCP (C), Associate Clinical Professor, McMaster  University, Child Psychiatrist, Offord Centre for Child Studies, Chedoke Site

Francine Cyr, Ph.D. (Psychology), Université de Montréal

Daniel Goldberg, Office of the Children’s Lawyer

Joanna Harris, Wilson Christen LLP

Joan Kelly, Ph.D.

Alfred Mamo, C.S., McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP

The Honourable Justice Donna Martinson, (retired), Supreme Court of British Columbia

Martha McCarthy, Martha McCarthy & Company

Lucy McSweeney, Children’s Lawyer for Ontario, Ministry of Attorney General

The Honourable Ellen Murray

The Honourable Anne-Marie Trahan, Q.C., (retired), Superior Court of Quebec

Nancy Webb, Provincial Manager of Clinical Services, Office of the Children’s Lawyer