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5th Virtual CLA Women in Criminal Law Conference: 2 hours & 10 minutes professionalism; 1 hour & 10 minutes EDI; 1 hour & 10 minutes substantive

  • 28 May 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • LIVE via Zoom
  • 383


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Making Money Moves: Business, Branding and Billing

CPD Confirmed!

  • Professionalism Hours: 2 hours and 10 minutes
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Hours: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Substantive Hours: 1 hour and 10 minutes (if hours are not needed for EDI and/or professionalism they can be added to substantive)

The 2022 Women in Criminal Law Conference will be 100% virtual this year. 

There is an optional (extra fee) Women's Gala in the evening that will be held in-person. There is no formal dress code for the Gala. However, formal or business attire or cocktail dresses are welcomed.

Please note the times below may be updated at a later date. The final agenda that will be released with the Virtual Hub (refer to webcast access information below) will have the final times noted. 

For both these events, registration is only open to those that are female, identify as female, two spirited persons and non-binary persons.

CONFERENCE: Saturday, May 28, 2022, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GALA: Saturday, May 28, 2022, 6 p.m., Aria Ristorante25 York Street, Toronto


  1. Opening and welcome remarks
  2. Keynote: Marie Henein, Henein Hutchison LLP
  3. PR, Marketing and Branding
  4. Harnessing Media and Social Media
  5. How to attract Clients and create a Network
  6. Running a Firm - Harnessing the power of associates
  7. How to add value to your firm
  8. Expanding Practice Areas
  9. Billing Models/How to make money
  10. Misleading Advertising and Improper use of Social Media

This is how our Virtual Conference will work:

  • Presentations will be live.
  • Registrants will have the opportunity to ask speakers questions LIVE. This will be a fully interactive experience.
  • Registration includes access to the Conference and links to all materials (will be provided in a Conference Hub for accessing).
  • It is up to each registrant to ensure they have a strong internet connection prior to the event. Please be sure to test before 9 a.m. on May 28.
  • Access information to the Virtual Hub will be emailed to all registrants at least 48 hours before the start date and will be sent to the email address entered when registering.
  • It is up to the registrant to make sure they have the Virtual Hub link and test access before the conference start date. Be sure to check your spam and junk boxes. The CLA is not responsible if you cannot locate the access link or if you have access issues. If you are not able to locate the access information by 9 a.m., May 27, please email It is the responsibility of the registrant to make sure they have the access information.
  • Only those that have registered in advance can claim CPD. 
  • The recordings of the conference MAY be available after the conference and placed on the Virtual Hub page AFTER the conference for registrants to access.
  • Access to the Virtual Hub will be open for 30-days for all Conference registrants. We will NOT sell access to the Virtual Hub – it will only be accessible to those that register for the conference in advance.

Virtual Conference Registration Fees:

  • $70 plus HST: CLA Senior Full/Senior Observer/Affiliate Members
  • $55 plus HST: CLA Junior Full/Junior Observer Members
  • $30 plus HST: CLA Student members
  • $155 plus HST: Non-member lawyers/legal professionals
  • $80 plus HST: Non-member students

In-Person Gala Registration Fees:

  • $20 plus HST*
*For the safety of our guests, we are requiring all registrants be vaccinated against COVID-19 (or have a medical exemption from full vaccination.)  Attendees are asked to bring proof of vaccination and ID when they arrive to the Gala. Note, there may be non-event attendees in the building that are not vaccinated.

* Not a current member of the CLA? Find out more about membership by going to

    There are no refunds.

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