Effective Decision Writing for Administrative Adjudicators

A powerful, interactive, skills and knowledge based program delivered by and for members of the administrative justice community.

Who Should Attend?

New and experienced decision writers, reviewers, and counsel with administrative and regulatory agencies, boards and tribunals.

What You Will Receive

An overview of the key components of clear, concise, well-reasoned decisions. An understanding of core writing principles, including context and point-first writing. Keys to effective introductions. Powerful tips on decision structure and issue-driven organization.

Practice in drafting and revising passages using the principles of effective decision-writing. An opportunity to discuss best practices with expert facilitators and other adjudicators in small groups organized by experience. An end-of-day panel discussion on recent developments in the duty to give reasons.

Written materials including writing resources, checklists and tip sheets, legal sources on sufficiency and decision samples.

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This program may be eligible toward the Law Society of Upper Canada's CPD requirement as 5.75 Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours or the New Member Requirement.

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