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MLA-CPD Calendar of Upcoming Programs

Topic & Speaker Suggestions - let us know!

Cancellation Policy for CPD Events

Solo & Small Firm Social - Thursday, June 6, 2019

Quick & Dirty Personal Injury Update - Friday, June 14, 2019

MLA Annual Golf Tournament - Monday, August 19, 2019

Earning and Reporting Your CPD Credits

CPD-Save the Dates

CPD Online - Earn your hours, get a discount, and support the MLA!

 MLA-CPD Calendar of Upcoming Programs

Mark your calendars now for these upcoming CPD seminars and other MLA events.  Further details will be forwarded to MLA members via email closer to the event.  If you have any questions, please contact MLA Director of CPD Paula Puddy at The link to the calendar is below:

2019 Spring Calendar of CPD Programs

Cancellation Policy for CPD Events:  
The Middlesex Law Association will refund the registration fee + HST if cancellation is received FIVE business days before the CPD program.

Topic & Speaker Suggestions
If you have an idea for CPD, please share it with us!  Your topic or speaker suggestions will be reviewed and may be used in upcoming programs.  Email Paula Puddy, Director of Continuing Professional Development, at

Solo & Small Firm Social
Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:30pm to 8:30pm
London Brewing Club
521 Burbrook Place

Please come out for this unique opportunity to mix and mingle with colleagues in similar practices to yours. Alexander McGregor, MSc., PhD Candidate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Western Law will speak on "From Painful Ritual to Personal Growth." This is a free event but please RSVP to Carolynn Conron at


Quick & Dirty Personal Injury Update: Plaintiff & Defence Perspectives
Friday, June 14, 2019
1pm to 3pm
The London Club, 177 Queens Ave.

A new luncheon program on personal injury to provide timely updates to changes in this area of law. If you can't wait for the Personal Injury Conference later on this year, this is the program for you.

Poster & Registration Form     •     Sponsor Registration Form    •    Draft Agenda

MLA Annual Golf Tournament
Monday, August 19, 2019
Highland Golf Club

The weather hasn't been great this Spring but it will be fantastic by August. Save the date for this year's annual MLA golf tournament, back at Highland Golf Club. If your firm or company would like to sponsor the tournament either through a hole sponsorship or prize, please contact Entertainment Committee Chair Carolynn Conron at

Interested in helping with this year's golf tournament? If you would like to be part of the dynamic committee ensuring this year’s event is a hole-in-one, please contact MLA’s Entertainment Chair, Carolynn Conron at

CPD-Save the Dates

Please check here regularly for dates of upcoming MLA-CPD seminars. As well, we we will provide links to some non-MLA CPD seminars that will be held in the London area. For those links, registrations should be placed with the body organizing the event as these are not Middlesex Law Association seminars.

  • MFLA Conference, Friday, September 27, 2019, Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre

Earning and Reporting Your CPD Credits

Overview of the CPD Requirement
How to Report Your Credits

CPD Credits for 2018 MLA-CPD Programs
CPD Credits for 2017 MLA-CPD Programs

Middlesex Law Association Videos Available on

If you cannot attend our MLA programs, or if you have a conflict, or we don’t offer programming for your specific practice area, or you need a few extra hours, consider purchasing an individual subscription from is an on-demand CPD video website. They have hundreds of hours of LSO accredited programming, substantive and professionalism including EDI, in virtually all practice areas. has a great deal for MLA members! Our MLA members can get access to all of our videos (and everyone else’s) by becoming a subscriber at a preferred rate for law association members! It's an unlimited access subscription for the one low price of $199.00 + HST and will pay the MLA $100.00 for every new subscriber.  When you sign up, use the discount code at checkout: MiddlesexCPD.  For more information on this deal, go to  To see how it works, go to:   

 You deserve a break! just announced that all 2019 subscribers are automatically entered to win an “all-inclusive trip for 2 at Majestic Mirage Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic”.   If you are already a subscriber, each referral to will result in three additional entries per referral!  For more info,

A list of select MLA programs are available as on-demand video replays through CPDonline and the list of this year's past programs is available below.

How to Sign Up

1.    Go to

2.    Get Started... Individual Subscription

3.    Input Association Code, MiddlesexCPD at checkout (price drops from $399.00 to the law association member price of $199.00)

To browse CPDonline's complete offerings, go to

Program  Title Speakers Credits
The Business Breakfast 2018 The Shifting Workplace Environment Post #METOO Joyce Thomas EDI: .75
The Business Breakfast 2018 Busting the 24 Month Wrongful Dismissal Notice Barrier: Dawe v. The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada Andrew Camman; Susan Toth Sub: .5
The Business Breakfast 2018 Troubling Personal Environmental Liabilities for Directors & Officers Anand Srivastava Sub: .5
Practice Management for New Lawyers 2018 Practice Management for New Lawyers: Insider Information from LSO’s Practice Review Counsel Jennifer L. McGill Prof: 1
Practice Management for New Lawyers 2018 Practice Management for New Lawyers: A Formula for Success for New Lawyers and Avoiding Problems with the LSO Michael Lerner Sub: 0.75
Straight from the Bench 2018 Addressing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion The Honourable Justice Donald McLeod EDI Prof: 0.5
Straight from the Bench 2018 Attract: Personal Branding for Lawyers Andris Pone Prof: 0.5
Straight from the Bench 2018 Appealing on Credibility; The View from the Court of Appeal: Thoughts on Advocacy The Honourable Mr. Justice Ian Nordheimer; Brian Gover; Dagmara Wozniak Sub: 1
Straight from the Bench 2018 Everything Old is New Again: Constructive trust, resulting trusts, promissory estoppel, Cowper-Smith v. Morgan 2017 SCC 61 The Honourable Mr. Justice Ian F. Leach; Raymond Leach; Lou-Anne Farrell Sub: 0.75
Straight from the Bench 2018 Rule 2.1: Blunt Force for Patently Frivolous, Vexatious, and Abusive Proceedings; Beware! New Limitation cases; Facebook jurisdiction case; Green v. LS of Manitoba; Unplanned parenthood Kim Cura; Martha Cook; Karen Hulan; Susan Toth; Kenneth Fraser Sub: 1
Real Estate Luncheon Spring 2018 Tax Issues Affecting Real Estate Lawyers: Land transfer Tax and HST Matthew Wilson Sub: 0.5
Real Estate Luncheon Spring 2018 A Review of the Law of Navigable Waterways in Ontario in the Context of Natural Severances, and the Role of Official Plans in Applications for Building Permits. Real Estate Fraud. Analee Ferreira; Marie Taylor Prof: 0.5, Sub: 0.5
Real Estate Luncheon Spring 2018 Be Careful What You Wish For! Excluding an Expert; Arguing Law at Trial and Efficient & Effective Trial Closings; Protecting the Trial from Appeal: Practical Tips  David Williams; Joni Dobson; Peter Kryworuk; Andrew Murray Sub: 1

London Lawyers Feed the Hungry

London Lawyers recognize our responsibility to our community – including helping London's least fortunate. The London Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program aims to help ensure that all Londoners have adequate food. Donations are tax deductible and may be made by cheque, payable to the Law Society Foundation, or by VISA. Find out more about this worthy venture, and how you can contribute in the following information sheet:

London Lawyers Feed the Hungry Information Sheet

Read about the London Feed the Hungry Milk and Juice initiative in the following news release:

Milk and Juice Program

Application for Funds:

Organizations interested in applying for funds to run programs related to feeding the hungry in the City of London and the County of Middlesex are invited to complete the Application for Funds via the link below.  Further details can be found in the application.

Application for Funds Form