Seminar: What Would You Do?: Ethical and Professional Dilemmas for Defence Lawyers
$15.00 – $55.00
11am MST, Friday, 11 February 2022
In this very practical seminar, two senior members of the Bar, Daniel Brown and Daniel Song will be joined by Amy Salyzyn, a Professor of Law, who focuses on ethics to address a host of professional and ethical dilemmas faced by defence lawyers and answer the question: What would you do in this situation?
Daniel Brown is a criminal defence lawyer and lead counsel at Daniel Brown Law LLP, recognized as one of Canada’s 10 best boutique criminal law firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Since his call to the bar, Daniel has devoted his practice to criminal, constitutional and regulatory law and has appeared at every level of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada as both an appellant and an intervenor. He is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in criminal law and sits as a Vice President of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (CLA). Outside the courtroom, Daniel mentors young lawyers and frequently lectures at law schools and at continuing legal education programs hosted by the Crown and defence bar.
Daniel practices criminal law in both Alberta and British Columbia as counsel to Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey. He initially studied Aerospace Engineering at the University of Toronto before completing degrees in English Literature and law at the University of British Columbia. He has argued a broad spectrum of cases in trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He also trains in two of the oldest Japanese martial arts, Katori Shinto-Ryu and Eishin-Ryu Iaido.
Amy Salyzyn is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa and a Faculty member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society. She received her J.S.D from Yale Law School for her dissertation exploring the judicial regulation of lawyers in common law jurisdictions. She also received her LL.M. from Yale Law School and her J.D. from the University of Toronto. She has written extensively in the area of legal ethics, lawyer regulation, the use of technology in the delivery of legal services and access to justice. Amy is currently the President of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics.