More Excellent Women in Law

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Downtown London, Ontario

255 Queens Ave

Suite 220

London, ON N6A 5R8


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Women in the legal profession and beyond are invited to join Christian Legal Fellowship at More Excellent Women in Law - a dynamic one-day event that is designed to foster networking, fellowship, as well as spiritual and mental enrichment. This signature event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 downtown London, Ontario. Registration will begin at 9:15 am and the formal program will commence at 9:45am flowing through until 4:45 pm. Breakfast, lunch and breaks are included in the registration price.

You will hear from compelling master communicators such as Anne Winckel (author, lawyer, and consultant from Melbourne, Australia); Leslie J. Smith (author, lawyer, mediator, and columnist); Rev. Cheryl Roach (pastor alongside her husband at The Gathering Place in London); and several others.

For those who wish to make a weekend out of it, discounted rooms have been arranged at the enchanting Windermere Manor (200 Collip Circle, London) for $115 (standard single king room) and $135 (double queen suite) exclusive of HST. If interested, email Annie ( for more accommodation information.

Register now to get the best rate available. Students registration costs are heavily subsidized. The next early bird deadline is Friday, October 20, 2017. The current full-event cost is $55 for lawyer members, $25 for student members and $75 for non-members. Don’t let cost be a reason that you can’t join us; email Annie ( and tell us a little bit more about your situation. We hope you can join us!

If you're interested in becoming a CLF member, you can fill out our membership application form here.

Schedule: More Excellent Women in Law

Eligible for 1.25 Professionalism CPD Hours

with the Law Society of Upper Canada

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Registration & Breakfast

9:15 - 9:45 am

Join us for registration and an assortment of muffins, pastries, yogurt, granola, cheese, fresh fruit and beverages.

9:45 - 10:00 am

Formal Welcome - Ruth A.M. Ross

Welcome to CLF’s More Excellent Women in Law Seminar.

Announcements, introductions & worship.

Devotional Message

10:00 - 10:30 am

Rev. Cheryl Roach

An Overcoming Life: Living in Victory and Faithfulness

Rev. Cheryl Roach is a pastor alongside her husband at The Gathering Place in London.

10:30 - 11:00 am

Break - including group photo

Session 1

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

CPD: 15 Professionalism Minutes

Ms. Anne Winckel

“Time Poor Soul Rich”

Anne Winckel is an author, lawyer and consultant from Melbourne, Australia.


12:00 -12:55 pm

Join us for a time of fellowship with deli-style sandwiches on a variety of breads. Sandwiches will be accompanied by salads, beverages and cookies.

Session 2

1:00 – 2:15 pm

CPD: 60 Professionalism Minutes

Ms. Leslie J. Smith, Ms. Jennifer Roggemann and Ms. Stacey Huxtable

Professionalism Panel discussion with Q&A’s

2:15 – 2:30 pm


Session 3

2:30 – 3:10 pm

Ms. Anne Winckel

“God is our Good Guide! Finding Out What we Should Put Our Energy Into”


3:10 – 3:25 pm

Enjoy your break with a delicious assortment of tasty goodies.

3:25 - 3:30 pm

Be sure to come back from break on time for door prizes!

Session 4

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Ms. Leslie J. Smith, lawyer and author

Without Excuse. Saying ‘NO!’ to Relational Recklessness”

Leslie Smith is an author, lawyer, mediator and columnist located in Oakville.

4:30 - 4:45 pm

Formal conclusion and closing prayer