Recorded on October 27, 2021
[2:07:51] A session from the 2021 Provincial Advocates Training Conference.
This session explored ways to help advocates build oral advocacy skills for tribunal hearings.
Presentation material (PDF download)
02:19 The #1 rule
03:13 Key questions to ask
05:13 What do you and the client wish to achieve?
11:09 What are the key issues?
14:24 What is the law that applies?
17:18 What are your key legal principles?
19:24 What key points do you need to prove and do you have the evidence?
28:36 What is the theory of your case?
48:18 Organize your documents
58:02 Tips for preparing your case
1:05:55 Tips for clients
1:26:24 Write out your argument
1:34:18 Other tips
2:00:17 Final thoughts
Odette Dempsey-Caputo, Staff Lawyer, Kamloops Elizabeth Fry Legal Clinic
Elizabeth Fry Legal Clinic: https://kamloopsefry.com/#community-justice
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