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Announcing Our Second Annual Family Law Now Live Virtual Summit

Second Annual Virtual Summit, October 26 & 27 - Register Now
Written by Russell Alexander / (905) 655-6335

As an extension of our virtual event series, we will be hosting a 2-day virtual summit that delves into the complexities of family law. Over the course of the two days, veteran family lawyer, Russell Alexander, will host several educational one-hour sessions, from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm each day, on a variety of family law topics, with a rotating panel of leading experts in the field.

The aim is to provide legal professionals and those individuals facing separation, divorce, and other family law matters with vital information, strategies, and tools to support them as they navigate through the process.

Early Bird Registration

Register by 10am, Friday, October 20th and receive an advanced digital copy of Russell’s new book – AI and the Legal Profession.

Program Agenda:

Day 1 – Thursday, October 26


9:30 am – 10:30 am – 2023 Case Law Update with Adam Prewer

10:45 am – 11:45 am – Divorce and Domestic Violence with Michelle Mulchan, Jonathan Paynter, and Nicole Harrison

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Voice of the Child: Advanced Topics with Russell Alexander, Jonathan Paynter, and Golan Yaron

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Legal Community with Jane Huh, Susannah Alleyne, and Joe Sheridan

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – The Removal / Retention of Children Across International Borders: Hague Convention with Fareen Jamal & Caterina Tempesta

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – The Removal / Retention of Children Across International Borders: Non-Hague Cases with Fareen Jamal & Caterina Tempesta


Day 2 – Friday, October 27


9:30 am – 10:30 am – Opening More Collaborative Practice Files with Michelle Mulchan, Brian Galbraith, and Abi Adeusi

10:45 am – 11:45 am – Runaway Train with Russell Alexander, Carrie Heinzl, and Jarret Johnston

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Saving the Golden Goose with Russell Alexander, Carrie Heinzl, and Jarret Johnston

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – AI and the Legal Profession Panel Discussion with Russell Alexander and Jerry Zhou

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Divorce, Separation, and Bankruptcy with Michelle Mulchan, Howard Manis, and Barbara Visentin

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Artificial Intelligence, Divorce, and Professional Responsibility with Russell Alexander, Billie Tarascio, and Joshua Lenon


The presenters will also reserve some time for audience Q&A during the presentation. Audience members are encouraged to send their questions in advance upon registration or to

Registration is complimentary and all are welcome. Registrants will receive an email via Zoom upon registration with their login details for the event.

To respect confidentiality, all attendees’ identities will remain anonymous to other audience members.

*Please note that all of the content provided in the presentations is intended to provide general information on family law matters and should not be construed as legal advice.


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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the Founder & Senior Partner of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers.