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Best Practices for Remote Hearings – e-Hearings Task Force Report and Checklists

Collaboratively developed by the joint E-Hearings Task Force of The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, the Federation of Ontario Law Associations, and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the following report and checklists help Ontario lawyers consider how to conduct remote hearings using telephone and video-supported systems.

Report on Best Practices for Remote Hearings – 13 May 2020

Best Practices for Remote Hearings – Overview document

Counsel preparation checklist (before meeting with the adjudicator)

System preparation checklist

Joint (counsel and adjudicator) preparation checklist

Webinars for Legal Professionals

Papers, Guidelines and Checklists

Using Zoom for Law firm meetings – one firm account

Zoom Settings Checklist for Law Firms

Suggested Protocol for In Person Mediations Post COVID

Guidelines for Videoconference Labour Mediation and Adjudication

Clip – How to Commission a Document Remotely (Ontario)