Completion of this program counts towards the
Advanced Certificate in Adjudication
As an adjudicator, not only must you deliver clear, coherent and credible decisions, your reasons must be legally sufficient. This is an art and a skill requiring continuing refinement.
In two (2) intensive days, you’ll learn and practice effective writing techniques and get individualized feedback from leading writing experts – in a “no consequence” learning environment.
This hands-on program, a joint offering of SOAR and OsgoodePD, will boost your decision-writing skills. It also provides an opportunity to engage with other experienced adjudicators and explore evolving ideas about what makes writing “great”. You will:
PLUS! You’ll obtain tips, precedents, and checklist that will act as a valuable resource.
This course builds upon and expands key concepts taught in the introductory Certificate program, and SOAR’s one-day course Effective Decision-writing for Administrative Adjudicators. It is designed as an advanced, second-level course that will introduce new concepts and provide greater opportunity for hands-on work and feedback.
Mandatory Writing Sample
You will be expected to submit a sample of your writing ahead of the program. If you do not have one available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fees include attendance, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments.
We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.
Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.
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Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at email@example.com
Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Gail Geronimo at GGeronimo@osgoode.yorku.ca
April 25 & 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT
Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON
$1195 plus HST