Ontario Superior Court of Justice Trials

On the Record with Chris Bentley

On the Record, Episode 10 is about one of Ontario’s most sophisticated trial advocacy programs.

Mick Hassell interviews Chris Bentley who is the Executive Director of Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP).

Chris Bentley on the record with Mick Hassell

Ryerson’s LPP put on a 3 day intensive trial advocacy program featureing Sheila Block of Torys LLP and James Seckinger, Professor at the University of Notre Dame.

The calibre of the trial advocacy program was outstanding.  Day 3 of the program was attended by a host of lawyers acting as advisors on opening statements and closing arguments.  Several lawyers I spoke with commented on how much they learned through participating and the student candidates expressed the same.

Please click here and scroll down to Episode 10 for Chris’s interview

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