Podcast by Vicky M. Ringuette
Episode 09 - From Law to Spearfishing with Valentine Thomas
Topic: From Law to Spearfishing
Guest: Valentine Thomas (https://www.instagram.com/valentinethomas/?hl=en)was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec and is best known as an Instagram Star with over 223K followers and a guest on the Joe Rogan podcast. Her underwater photography is incredible as she documents her career as a spearfisher woman, a professional traveller, TEDx presenter, accomplished chef and advocate of sustainable eating.
Episode 08 - Mindfulness and the Law with Nicolle Kopping - Pavars
Topic: Mindfulness and Law
Guest: Nicolle Kopping-Pavars (https://www.transformationallaw.com/) is a certified Meditation and Mindfulness teacher as well as a lawyer focusing her practice on Collaborative Family Law, Family Mediation and Fertility Law (Surrogacy, Egg Donation; Embryo Donation and Sperm Donation). She conducts workshops and retreats on Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence both in North America and Southern Africa and continues hosts meditation clinics for colleagues within Toronto.
Episode 07 - Landlord and Tenant Law with Caryma Sa'd
Topic: Landlord and Tenant Law & Cannabis Law
Guest: Caryma Sa'd (https://www.sadvocacy.com/what-we-do) is known best for her advocacy on issues such as affordable housing and drug reform policy.
Episode 06 - Family Law with Tami Moscoe And Andrea Himel
Topic: Family Law
Guests: This is my first interview with two guests: Tami Moscoe and Andrea Himel. It was a little tricky for three lawyers to share two microphones but we did it and covered a lot of ground on the topic of Family Law.
Tami is counsel with the Office of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court Of Justice at the Ministry of the Attorney General here in Ontario. She has been a part of the team at the forefront of many innovative Family Law projects including the Family Law Limited Scope Services Project and many more which we will talk about in this podcast.
Andrea is a child-focused family mediator, lawyer and consultant. She has been a member of the Child & Family Services Review Board for the past 10 years and served on many many boards such as the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Episode 05 - Criminal Law with Sean Robichaud
Topic: Criminal Law
Guest: Sean Robichaud (https://robichaudlaw.ca/about-us/sean-robichaud/) is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the Law Society of Ontario. He is also host of the popular podcast "Of Counsel" (https://robichaudlaw.ca/series/of-counsel-podcast/) where he interviews lawyers on topics such as advocacy, trial strategy, practice insights and points of interest in contemporary legal issues. In this episode, Sean and I talk about Criminal law particularly how the #MeToo movement has changed the landscape in the area of sexual assaults. We also talk about the justice system and what all the stakeholders could be doing better to improve it. I hope you enjoy this episode!
Episode 04 - The Justice System with The Honourable Mr. Justice Mazza (retired)
Topic: Family Court, Justice System
Guest: The Honourable Mr. Justice Mazza retired from the Superior Court of Justice, Family Court in Hamilton, Ontario in 2018. We discuss his path to becoming a judge, stories from the Bench, tips for lawyers appearing before the Court and technology. His Honour is now a mediator with the George Street Law Group (https://georgestreetlawgroup.com/)