Conference Co-Chairs

Michael H. Morris

Senior General Counsel
Justice Canada

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

October 27, 2021 10:00 am

Lori Sterling

Senior Counsel
Bennett Jones
Former Associate Deputy Minister, Justice Canada

Martine Valois, Ad.E.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Montreal

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

October 27, 2021 10:00 am

Administrative Bodies

Michelle Alton

Tribunal General Counsel
Workplace Safety & Insurance Appeals Tribunal

Karen E. Andrews

Staff Lawyer
Advocacy Center for Tenants Ontario

Paul Aterman

Chairperson
Social Security Tribunal

Luc Bélanger

Chair
Council of Federal Tribunal Chairs (CFTC)
Chairperson
Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal

Edith Bramwell

Chairperson
Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board

Antoine Collins

Member (Adjudicator), Refugee Protection Division
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
President
Ottawa Chapter, Canadian Black Lawyers Association

Heather Gibbs

Assistant Deputy Chairperson, Immigration Division
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Michael Gottheil

Chief of the Commission and Tribunals
Alberta Human Rights Commission

Jennifer Khurana

Chair
Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Shannon Salter

Chair
Civil Resolution Tribunal

Richard D. Sharpe

Director, Equity, Anti-racism, Diversity and Inclusion
Justice Canada

Carolyn Slon

Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Secretary
Ontario Securities Commission

Brennagh Smith

Acting Practice Lead, Prosecutions
City of Toronto, Legal Services

Nathalie Théberge

Vice-Chair and CEO
Copyright Board of Canada
Vice-Chair
Council of Federal Tribunal Chairs (CFTC)

Current and Retired Judges

The Hon. Karen M. Horner

Justice
Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

Harry S. LaForme

Senior Counsel
Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal (ret.)

The Hon. Mary T. Moreau

Chief Justice
Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

Distinguished Speakers

Rahool P. Agarwal

Partner
Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb

Colleen Bauman

Partner
Goldblatt Partners LLP

Andrew Brouwer

Senior Counsel, Refugee Law
Office of Legal Aid Ontario

Paul Daly

Research Chair in Administrative Law & Governance
University of Ottawa

Barbara de Dios

Head of Mentorship
Global Lawyers of Canada
Corporate Counsel
Canadian Dental Services Corporation

Angus Grant

Assistant Deputy Chairperson - Refugee Appeal Division
Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada

Maneesha Gupta

Mentorship Chair and Board of Directors
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
Legal Counsel
TD Bank

Jennifer Klinck

Partner
Juristes Power Law

Christian Leblanc

Partner
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

François Levert

Regional Vice-Chairperson – Atlantic Region
Parole Board of Canada

Justin H. Nasseri

Founding Partner
Ross Nasseri LLP
Chair, Civil Litigation Executive Committee
Ontario Bar Association

Christopher Rootham

Partner
Nelligan Law

Kelly J. Serbu Q.C.

Counsel
Serbu Law Firm Limited

Maureen Silcoff

Past President
Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
Instructor, Immigration and Refugee Law
Lincoln Alexander School of Law

Daniel Stern

Director, Regulatory Law and Policy
TELUS

Sharlene Telles-Langdon

Senior General Counsel, Prairie Regional Office (Winnipeg)
Justice Canada

Marisa Victor

Vice-Chair
Landlord and Tenant Board, Fire Safety Commission
Member
Animal Care Review Board and Licence Appeal Tribunal