Information for lawyers
Canadian Lawyers Magazine Top 5 Personal Injury Boutique


2024 Back To School Conference

Sep 18, 2024
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law) law firms, McLeish Orlando, Oatley Vigmond and Thomson Rogers, along with the The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) are proud to co-host the 2024 Back to School Conference.

This year’s conference is titled, Practical Strategies in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Paediatrics to Geriatrics and Everything in Between“.

In addition to the conference, the Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation will be presented in collaboration with the OBIA.

This conference will be of special interest to health care professionals who treat, advise and advocate on behalf of the brain injury community.

TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (Registration – 8:00 a.m.)

Cocktail reception to follow immediately after the conference.


Early Bird Cost: $129 (until June 30)

Regular Cost: $199

Group Rate: $125 per person. Minimum of 3 registrations.

100 % of the conference registration fees will be donated to OBIA.

Registration cost includes conference binder, breakfast buffet, lunch and cocktail reception.


The Quay – 100 Queens Quay East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON


At this time, the following speakers have been confirmed:

  • Michael Bennett, Thomson Rogers
  • Gail Clement, ABI Social Worker, Toronto Rehab Institute
  • Dr. Dawn DeCunha, Psychology Works
  • Detective Martin Franssen, Durham Regional Police Service
  • Susan Goode,  Goode Learning 
  • Lynn Harford, The Social Work Consulting Group
  • Jewels Krause, Actor, and Brain Injury Survivor
  • Dr. Alysha Ladha, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Ilana Perlman, Trauma Social Worker, Sunnybrook Hospital
  • Lara Fitzgerald-Husek, Oatley Vigmond
  • Brandon Pedersen, McLeish Orlando
  • Sunil Rocci, Occupational Therapist and Substitute Decision Act Designated Capacity Assessor
  • Louise Silverstone, Registered Social Worker and Substitute Decision Act Designated Capacity Assessor
  • Matt Sutton, Thomson Rogers
  • Dale Orlando, McLeish Orlando
  • Ruth Wilcock, OBIA


To view the Conference Agenda, click here.


Conference attendance certificates will be provided to all delegates. Delegates are encouraged to review self-assessment guidelines issued by their professional college or association for continuing education credits or contact their professional college or association for further information.


To register, visit:

If you have questions, please email

FREE Consultation
Fill out the form below.
*Required fields.