Donald C. Murray, K. C.


Conference Presentations

American Bar Association

Author and Invited Presenter; ABA Conference of Lawyer Assistance Programs, Halifax 2007.  “Practical Pain Management for Lawyers Exposed to Vicarious Trauma”

International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts

Author and Invited Presenter: International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts; Houston, Texas. November, 1999 (Giving Expert Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Evidence)

National Judicial Institute

Demonstrator, “Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma”, at Neuroscience in the Courtroom: What Judges Need to Know, National Judicial Institute, Halifax, Nova Scotia. February 24, 2010.

Canadian Society of Forensic Science

Author and Invited Presenter at the International Joint Meeting of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science and the Forensic Science Society.  August 1998.  (The Presentation of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Evidence)

Canadian Bar Association

Invited Presenter; CBA/Nunavut Bar Association Meetings, May 9 – 12, 2008. Advocacy (Case Presentation, Cross-examination techniques, Professional Responsibility Issues in practise); Vicarious Trauma and How to Manage It; How to Make your LAP Program Function Effectively.

Author and Invited Presenter; Criminal Justice Subsection meeting, Canadian Bar Association – Nova Scotia.  April 11, 2005.  “Stress, Professional Discipline and the Practise of Criminal Law”

Recent Nova Scotia Continuing Legal Education Programs

Panelist and Chair, “Overlapping Driving Suspensions and Prohibitions” at the NSCLA’s The Omnibus Criminal Law Conference. February 22, 2013

Panel Presenter; CBA Mid-winter Meeting, January 2009.  “Online Research at your Fingertips”

Panel Presenter and Resource; NSBS Annual Meeting, June 2008.  “Stress Management” Luncheon

Author and Invited Presenter; Nova Scotia Criminal Conference at Halifax, December 10, 2004. (Third Party Records Disclosure Applications s.278 Criminal Code: Essential Assertions, Current Practices – 2004)

Author and Invited Presenter: 1st Annual Symposium (with Johnette Royer), Lawyers Professional Assistance Conference.  Toronto, November, 2004, (Vicarious Trauma)

Author and Invited Presenter: Nova Scotia Legal Aid Annual Meeting. September, 2003. (Recent Developments in Blood Stain Pattern Analysis / Vicarious Trauma)