MEDIA AND EVENTS

Our lawyers and law clerk are frequently invited to take part in community events, conferences, presentations, podcasts and more. Read more about what we have been up to below.

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DURANT BARRISTERS TEACHES OTHER LAWYERS AND FUTURE LAWYERS

August 28, 2021

Erin Durant has been invited to speak at two upcoming Ontario Bar Association Programs. 

On September 27 she will join judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal and major law firms on a program about legal writing. Erin's topic is presenting the facts in a persuasive way. 

The following month from October 28-29, Erin will be participating in "Anatomy of a Trial: Successful Trial Strategy" with leading trial lawyers and judges. This is a can't miss event for lawyers looking to fine tune their trial skills. 

Leslie Anne St. Amour will also be busy giving back to the legal community. She has agreed to appear as a guest speaker at Ryerson University about the importance of mental health in the legal profession.

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ERIN DURANT IS ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED IN BEST LAWYERS IN CANADA

August 26, 2021

Our founder Erin Durant was recognized again this year by fellow lawyers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Canada publication. This year Erin was recognized in three different practice areas: professional malpractice litigation for her work defending other lawyers, insurance law and corporate and commercial litigation.

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DURANT BARRISTERS SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

June 15 and 17, 2021

Erin Durant spoke at two events focused on improving mental health and wellness in the legal profession. The first was a panel discussion with experts hosted by LawPRO and the Toronto Lawyers Association. The second was a workshop hosted by the Advocacy Club in Ottawa. A replay of the LawPRO and TLA event is available online here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ws3m7-J6rDs Our firm believes that healthy lawyers do better work for their clients and we strive to be a leader in this area as the firm grows.

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ERIN DURANT INTERVIEWED BY THE YUNUSOV QUESTION

June 16, 2021

Erin Durant was interviewed on the YouTube Series the Yunusov Question about the practice of law, building her practice and establishing Durant Barristers. Watch the interview online here. 

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DURANT BARRISTERS LAUNCH MENTIONED BY CANADIAN LAWYER

June 7, 2021

Canadian Lawyer Magazine announced the launch of Durant Barristers and Erin Durant's departure from one of Canada's largest law firms. 

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ERIN DURANT SPEAKS AT CANADIAN DEFENCE LAWYERS EVENT ON BUILDING A LAW PRACTICE

May 21, 2021

Our founder Erin Durant spoke at a Canadian Defence Lawyer professional development program for lawyers on building a successful law practice. She shared her journey in law, her strategies for attracting and retaining clients and the lessons learned in developing her own law firm. 

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ERIN DURANT JOINS THE ADVOCATES' SOCIETY'S PERSONAL INJURY AND INSURANCE PRACTICE GROUP

May 2021

Erin Durant was recently named by the Advocates' Society as a Member-at-Large with the Personal Injury and Insurance Practice group. The group is made up of leaders within the personal injury and insurance litigation bar from across Canada and prepares educational events and networking opportunities for lawyers.

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BUILD YOUR BOOK PODCAST FEATURES ERIN DURANT

June 19, 2021

Erin Durant was invited to speak on the "Build Your Book" podcast on developing a legal practice, the decision to start a small firm and creating firm culture.  You can listen to the Podcast on Spotify