• 17th Annual Advocacy Conference

    November 30th, 2017
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Hamilton Convention Centre
    (1 Summers Lane, Hamilton)

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  • New HLA President Acclaimed

    Congratulations to Robert Hooper
    the 75th President of The 
    Hamilton Law Association. 

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  • Emerging Issues in Real Estate Seminar

    November 2nd, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel | Grand Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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  • Corporate Commercial Seminar

    October 12th, 2017
    9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
    Sheraton Hamilton Hotel | Centre/East Ballroom
    (116 King Street West, Hamilton)

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Recently Published Decisions

Hamilton Decisions April 2017 – May 2017

Family Matters

Collins v. Colling 2017 ONSC 2232
Justice D. Chappel
child custody – child support – special needs – uncontested

Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton v. A.S. 2017 ONSC 2226
Justice A. Pazaratz
child protection – supervision and guardianship – custody – crown wardship – access 


Civil Matters

Hamilton Cab Co. v. Gill 2017 ONSC 2699
Justice R.B. Reid
summary judgement – default of payment – professional negligence – claim/counterclaim

September Seventh Entertainment v. Feldman Agency 2017 ONSC 2208
Justice A.C.R. Whitten
costs judgement


Criminal Matters

R. v MacGarvie 2017 ONSC 2745
Justice R.B. Reid
ruling on disclosure – production of witnesses’ criminal records

R. v. Barreira 2017 ONSC 2447
Justice A. Skarica
first degree murder - application to exclude evidence of conviction of spouse – application to exclude criminal convictions

R. v. Barreira 2017 ONSC 2478
Justice A. Skarica
first degree murder - application to exclude prior criminal convictions

R. v. Barreira 2017 ONSC 2540
Justice A. Skarica
first degree murder - application for directed verdict

R. v. Barreira 2017 ONSC 2623
Justice A. Skarica
first degree murder - application to rely on co-accused’s statement to police

United States of America v. Baratov 2017 ONSC 2212
Justice A.C.R. Whitten
judicial interim release – bail – grounds for denial

R. v Lebel 2017 ONSC 2059
Justice A.J. Goodman
summary conviction appeal – impaired operation of a motor vehicle – burden of proof