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Jacqueline L. King
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Year of Call

Ontario - 1994

Memberships

Canadian Bar Association (Member since 1994)

  • Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee
  • Chair                    2012-2013
  • Vice-Chair           2010-2011

Ethics and Professional issues Committee member 2004-2006

  • The Committee revised the Code of Ethics

Ontario Bar Association

  • Elected Council Member, Toronto Region 2004-2008, 2010-2014, and 2016-2017
  • Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowships in Legal Ethics and Professionalism Member 2013-present
  • Chair of Professional Development, OBA Executive Member 2007-2009
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Main Committee Member 2007-2009
  • OBA Institute Committee Member 2007-2009
  • OBA Executive Member, Chair of Advocacy, Government Relations and Communications and Technology Member 2001-2003
  • Government Relations Committee Vice-Chair 1995-1998
  • Submissions Review Committee Member 1994-1998
  • Legal Aid Working Group Member 1996-1998
  • Government Relations Committee Member 1994-1997

Law Society of Ontario

  • Engaged to review Licensing Process, including reviewing questions and answers to the Barrister Examination, 2010
  • Invited to participate in consultation session on Law Society Governance, 2009
  • Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, 2006
  • Pro Bono Counsel in matters before the Discipline Committee

Additional Memberships

  • Women's Law Association of Ontario
  • The Advocates' Society (Member since 1996)
  • American Bar Association (Member since 1997)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Member since 2010) – by invitation
  • Qualified as an Arbitrator
  • Qualified as a Mediator
  • AV Pre-eminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell- 5.0 out of 5.0
Publications
Description

In the aftermath of a seemingly unsatisfactory examination for discovery of a corporate representative, many lawyers will look to Rule 31.03 for recourse to examine a second representative. Justice Perell released a decision[3] that offers guidance on the requirements for leave to examine a second witness.

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2020-11-04
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25 Rules For Success And 10 Tips To Help You Enjoy The Practice Of Law

25 Rules For Success And 10 Tips To Help You Enjoy The Practice Of Law

 
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2020-07-20
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Jackie King and Matilda Lici Head ShotPracticing law during a global pandemic is no easy feat. In many jurisdictions, courts and tribunals have ceased regular operations, bringing all but the most urgent litigation matters to a halt. Most of us have had to transition to an exclusively digital practice - a prospect that was previously either a pipe dream or nightmare, depending on which lawyer you asked. Days are now spent meeting with colleagues and clients through screens, signing documents electronically, and accessing files through the cloud. Many of us are navigating this new professional reality while having to care for children, living in cramped quarters, and facing financial uncertainty. The challenges we are facing are real, but there are actionable steps we can take to stay organized and alleviate the “noise” around us. Here are seven tips to manage (and even enjoy) your legal practice during this new normal. 

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2020-06-22
Publication
Description

Jacqueline L. King & Joel Berkovitz, “Impeaching a Witness's Credibility Through Prior Inconsistent Statements” in Roger G. Oatley & John A. McLeish, eds, The Oatley-McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases (Canada Law Book, 2014)

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2014-09-04
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Mark H. Spector and Jacqueline L. King, "I Want Blood, Vengeance and Validation – But Let's Talk About It" Ontario Bar Association – Health Matters Volume 21, No. 2 – April 2012.

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2012-04-02
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Jacqueline L. King, Jonathan Heeney and Sam R. Sasso, "Uncharted Waters: A Practical Analysis of Civil Claims Under Section 7 of the Charter", [2010] The Annual Review of Civil Litigation, Carswell.

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2010-01-04
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Co-author Jacqueline L. King & Adriane Yong, “Supreme Court expands CRA’s investigative powers over charities” 7 STEP Inside 3, October 2008.

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2008-10-03
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Jacqueline L. King & Andrew Valentine, "The Structure of Jurisdiction Analysis", (2008) 34 The Advocates' Quarterly 416

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2008-01-07
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Jacqueline L. King, Derek Ferris & Erin Tully, "Fiduciary Duties – The Road too Often Traveled", [2006] The Annual Review of Civil Litigation, Carswell.

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2006-01-02
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The Canadian Bar Association, CBA Code of Professional Conduct (Ethics), Ethics and Professional Issues Committee (2004-2006).

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2005-12-05
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King, Jacqueline L., ed., Entertainment Law in Canada, (Toronto, LexisNexis 2000-current).

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2005-12-01
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Ian Mang & Jacqueline L. King, The 1997 Annotated Ontario Child and Family Services Act, (Toronto: Carswell, 1996)

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2005-11-07
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Editor:  Entertainment Law in Canada - Publication Date: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: LexisNexis Canada - Covers four major fields in the entertainment industry: film, television, music and sports. It specifically addresses the legal, income tax and business considerations that commonly arise in connection with the creation, development and production of artistic works and sports activities.

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2003-01-01
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Experience

Notable Cases:

  • Counsel to a Receiver on the recovery of a 177 million dollar fraud
  • Acting for foreign client in recovery regarding securities
  • Class action counsel for employees on employment contract regarding bonus payments
  • Counsel to a Charity on a complex tax matter
  • Negotiated the re-broadcast Rights for World Youth Day
  • Counsel to over 80 Individual Oil Agents across Canada and all the Provincial Associations and National Associations of Oil Agents
  • Counsel to a well-known televangelist on a defamation matter
  • Counsel to the Ministry of Health in charge of Internal Legal Services relating to the year 2000
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Speaking Engagements

National Judicial Institute

  • Speaker, Superior Court of Justice Education Program: Conflict of Laws, May 7, 2008 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Superior Court of Justice Fall Education Program: Emerging Issues in Fiduciary Law (commercial, aboriginal, vicarious liability and sexual assault cases), Superior Court of Justice, October 2005 (paper submitted).

Law Society of Ontario

  • Speaker, A Step-By-Step Guide To Bringing A Motion, April 30, 2019 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Prior Inconsistent Statements, Oatley-McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation, June 19, 2014 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Impeaching a Witness's Credibility through Prior Inconsistent Statements, Oatley-McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation 2014, March 26, 2014 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Demystifying Hearsay, Oatley-McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation, April 28, 2013 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, 10th Annual Civil Litigation for Law Clerks, LSUCanada Live Demonstration: The Conduct of a Discovery Motion, November 16, 2010.
  • Speaker, The New Guide to File Retention and File Destruction, June 9, 2010.
  • Civil Litigation for Law Clerks, Preparing for Trial, November 14, 2008 (paper submitted).
  • Chair, Complex Commercial Litigation 2008, March 6, 2008.
  • Chair, Remedies & Damages, March 2007.
  • Speaker, 6th Annual Civil Litigation for Law Clerks: Beyond the Basics: Pleadings and Pre-Pleadings, October 2006 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, 3rd Annual Update, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator: Evidence Law: A Comprehensive Refresher, September 2006 (paper submitted).
  • Chair, Complex Commercial Litigation, April 2006.
  • Speaker, The Twelve Minute Civil Litigator: Best Practices and Strategies for Success on Discovery, October 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, 4th Annual Civil Litigation for Law Clerks: Preparation for Trial, October 2004 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, CLE Teleseminar, Everything New in Costs: The Costs Grid and Changes to the Costs Grid, September 2004 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Case Management, October 2003 (paper submitted).

Advocates' Society

  • Mentor, Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 6th Biennial Women in Litigation Symposium, The Powerful Advocate, October 23, 2015.
  • Mentor, The Advocates' Society Education Centre, 3rd Annual National Expert Witness Academy, Testifying Without Fear, May 2, 2013.
  • Co-Chair, The Advocates' Society Education Centre, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program, Prepare Winning Court Documents, February 5, 2013.
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, The Advocates' Society Education Centre, Senior Counsel Forum – Advanced Litigation Skills Program, March 7, 2012.
  • Speaker/Mentor, The Advocates' Society, Mentoring Dinner Series 2011-2012, Build It They Will Come, February 8, 2012.
  • Chair, The Advocates' Society Education Centre, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program: Prepare Winning Court Documents, February 7, 2012.
  • Mentor, 4th Biennial Women in Litigation Conference: A Multifunctional Handbag of Solutions, Practical Tips and Resources, The Advocates’ Society, October 14, 2011.
  • Chair, The Advocates' Society Education Centre, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program: Prepare Winning Court Documents, February 15, 2011.
  • Demonstrator and Panel Commentator, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program, Cross-Examination: Winning Techniques Used by Skilled Cross-examiners, March 4, 2010.
  • Speaker, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program, Prepare Winning Court Documents, Avoiding Motions to Strike: Pointers for Your Pleadings and Affidavits, February 23, 2010 (paper submitted).
  • Chair, Advanced Litigation Skills Certificate Program: Advanced Practical Advocacy, December 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Instructor, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program: A Trial from A to Z, March 2005.
  • Speaking & Instructor, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program: Dynamic Discoveries, March 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Instructor, Civil Litigation Skills Certificate Program: Evidence for Litigators, December 2004.
  • Speaker, Dynamic Discoveries: Controlling the Process and Getting the Facts, June 2004.

Canadian Bar Association

  • Teaching, Settlement Essentials, September 28, 2015.
  • Speaker/ Moderator, Rules and Evidence, Federal Court of Appeal Presentation and Reception, September 16, 2008 (paper submitted).
  • Co-Chair, Federal Court of Appeal Seminar/Reception – Rules of Procedure and Evidence – Joint Program, Federal Court of Appeal and Canadian Bar Association, June 2007.
  • Speaker, Online CLE Presentation: Drafting Better Pleadings, January 2007 (paper submitted).

Ontario Bar Association

  • Speaker, Your First Civil Trial, March 6, 2020 (paper submitted on Cross-Examination)
  • Commentator, Anatomy of a Trial, April 29, 2019.
  • Speaker, Settlement Essentials: Settlement in the Context of Litigation, September 28, 2015 (paper submitted).
  • Gender Intelligence Program, March 5, 2009.Life After Law School Program, University of Toronto and Ontario Bar Association, February 24, 2009.
  • Ontario Bar Association-Georgia State Bar function, September 26, 2008.
  • Speaker, The End-Game on Costs: How to Get Them and How Not to Get Them Awarded Against Your Client, January 22, 2008 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Grid Talk 2006: Judging Costs: Costs on Motions, November, 2006 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Pleading Your Causes of Action to Win Program: Challenging the Deficiencies in Pleadings, June 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Simplified Procedure Program: Ten Rules of Evidence to Remember at Trial, May 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Advocacy, Government Relations & Communications Panel, OBA Fall Council Meeting, September 2003.

Osgoode Professional Development

  • Chairing, Civil Litigator's Survival Guide to Evidence 2019, April 15, 2019.
  • Moderator in the filming of Webinar Ethics in eDiscovery: Avoiding Preservation, Collection & Authentication Blunders Webinar, September 7, 2016 (webcast scheduled for December 9, 2016).
  • The Civil Litigator's Survival Guide to Evidence, Co-Chair & Speaker, Hearsay & Impeachment, April 14, 2016.
  • Recipient, 2014 Award for Outstanding Contribution to CLE, Osgoode Professional Development.
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 10th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, October 28-30, 2013.
  • Panelist, The Creditor’s Expectations and Debtors’ Strategies, The Osgoode Short Course in Debtor-Creditor Litigation, May 27, 2013.
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 9th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, October 30-31, 2012.
  • Speaker, Student Conference, Christian Legal Fellowship, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faith Unchained:  Opening the Gates of Justice, What I Wish I'd Known, February 23, 2012 (paper submitted).
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 8th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, October 24-25, 2011.
  • Guest Speaker, Advanced Trial Advocacy 2011, Part-time LL.M. in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Skills: Critique: Expert testimony in chief: maximizing the message, January 31, 2011.
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 7th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, October 7-8, 2010.
  • Workshop Leader, Pre-Conference Workshop, Fundamentals of Evidence: A Refresher, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, October 6, 2010.
  • Speaker, Litigating Commercial Disputes: Damages and Remedies, June 15-16, 2010.
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 6th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, September 23-24, 2009.
  • Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 5th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, October 15-18, 2008.
  • Series Leader, Osgoode Professional Development Speaker Series: The Top 10 Things…You Need to Know When Appearing in Court, March 26, 2008.
  •  Co-Chair, Panelist and Pre-Conference Workshop Leader, 4th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator, September 18-20, 2007.
  • Speaker, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator: Opinion Evidence An Update, September 2005 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator: Opinion Evidence, Osgoode Law School, York University, October 2004 (paper submitted).

Peel Law Association

  • Speaker, Costs of Motions and Trials, Peel Law Association Continuing Legal Education Committee, September 11, 2007 (paper submitted).

Industry Conferences

  • Speaker, Toronto Anti-Fraud Conference, Investigating Employee Fraud: Legal Considerations – Issues, Compliance and Effective Investigation, Silverberg & Eby Investigative Accountants Inc., September 22, 2011 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Screening Potential Employees with Social Media, Do's and Dont's, and What you Should know, Institute for Human Resources, August 26, 2011 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Navigating Social Media in the Workplace, Lorman Education Services, July 12, 2011 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Mediation and the Regulation of the Professions, Professional Regulation and Discipline Conference Workshop, April 29, 2011 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Governance Issues for College Optometrists, April 26, 2011 (client presentation-paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Forum on Product Liability and Recalls: Effective Damage Control: Communication Tips to Get the Media on Your Side, Canadian Institute, May 30, 2008.
  • Speaker, Civil Litigation: Law Clerks Series: Pleadings, Effective Drafting Techniques and Strategies, Insight Information, March 2006 (paper submitted).
  • Speaker, Crisis Management: What to Do and Say When the Media and Your Stakeholders Call, Canada’s Medical Device Technology Companies (MEDEC), December 2003 (paper submitted).

 Internal Conferences

  • Teaching, Implications of Wills & Estates Matters that may arise in connection with a dispute, Shibley Righton, January 2018.
  • Speaker, Client Management & Business Development, Shibley Righton, 2011.
  • Speaker, How to Deal with the Media, Miller Thomson, April 2002.
  • Speaker, Practice Management Skills & Development seminar, Miller Thomson, April 2002.
  • Speaker, In-house seminars for clients, Miller Thomson (including topics on managing legal responsibilities, employment law issues, effective communication & managing staff), 2002.
  • Speaker, In-house seminars for clients, Goodman and Carr (including topics on employment), 2001.

Y2K 1998-1999

  • Speaker, Y2K Litigation Strategies, Insight Information Co., June 1999
  • Speaker, Y2K Seminar, Canadian Bar Association, June, 1999 (Not-for-Profit)
  • Speaker, Canadian Summit for Final Stage Year 2000 Readiness, International Quality & Productivity Centre, May 1999
  • Speaker, Preparing for Y2K Litigation, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, May 1999
  • Speaker, Y2K Liability and Litigation Conference, The Canadian Institute, April 1999
  • Speaker, Y2K Risk Management and Litigation Avoidance, Municipal Electric Association, April 1999
  • Chair and Speaker, Year 2000 Liability and Contingency Planning, Institute for International Research, March 1999
  • Chair, Speaker, Workshop for Best Practices for Minimizing Year 2000 Legal Risks, Institute for International Research, March 1999
  • Speaker, Update on Y2K for Property Managers, Corporate Events Management Inc., March 1999
  • Speaker, Update on Year 2000 Compliance – Implications for Building Owners and Property Managers, Olympia & York, December 1998
  • Chair and Speaker, Managing Y2K Liabilities and Contingencies, InfoSystems, Sheridan Centre Hotel, December 1998
  • Co-Chair, Devising Year 2000 Business Continuity Strategies: to Ensure Business Success Into the New Millennium, International Quality & Productivity Centre, December 1998
  • Speaker, Avoiding the Millennium Meltdown, Productivity Point International, August 1998
BIO

25 Rules For Success And 10 Tips To Help You Enjoy The Practice Of Law

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Jacqueline L. King is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Group at Shibley Righton. Her experience includes multimillion Fraud Recovery in Securities Investments, Shareholder Disputes and Oppression Remedies, as well as Contract, Estate, Trust, Insurance and Employment Litigation. 

Jacquie has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal, the Courts of Appeal in New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and trial level courts in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Jacquie is a frequent commentator on legal matters, and chairs and conducts seminars on subjects ranging from fraud investigation to evidence and litigation strategy and acts as both a Mediator and Arbitrator on all matters.

Jacquie is certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario and has been ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  She is also a member of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is by invitation.  

Jacquie is a former Executive and Council Member of the Ontario Bar Association. She was Vice-Chair and Chair of the Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee (CBA).

Jacquie is also the author of "25 Rules for Success and 10 Tips to Enjoy the Practice of Law" - https://store.thomsonreuters.ca/en-ca/pdp/25-rules-for-success-and-10-tips-to-help-you-enjoy-the-practice-of-law/42760396 - A book on best practices - avoiding common pitfalls and minimizing stress in your practice.

 

Contact Information

T: 416.214.5222
F: 416.214.5422
jking@shibleyrighton.com

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Education

Queens University, LL.B., 1992
Dalhousie University, B.Comm., 1988

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