Coming of Age: Elder Law in Canada and Its Future
Presented by CLEBC in collaboration with CCEL
— Rebroadcast —
Jump Start on CPD 2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm via webinar
(Original course: November 2, 2017)
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Who should attend: Lawyers practicing in the areas of elder law, family law, and wills, estates, and trusts. This conference may also be of interest to health care professionals, social workers, advocacy groups, financial trustees, and anyone concerned with the rights of the elderly.
Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced
The Canadian Elder Law Conference is a two-day forum on the law and policy issues impacting older clients, featuring practical skill-based sessions, updates on hot topics, and current research on law and aging-related issues. Elder law multi-faceted, touching on diverse areas of practice including wills and estates, family law, pensions and benefits, healthcare rights, privacy law, and criminal law. Expect sessions on topics such as mental capacity, substitute decision making, physician-assisted death, cross-border issues, and financial abuse. Hear from practice leaders from across the country including lawyers, medical experts, and financial sector professionals.
After taking this course, you will:
- be better able to identify and address the legal issues that impact your older client
- be familiar with recent trends, developments, and research in the law with respect to topics such as medical assistance in dying, mental capacity, undue influence, independent legal advice, financial abuse, and adult protection
- better understand the legal, practical, and ethical issues in relation to older clients with mental capacity and self-neglect issues
Special pricing: For lawyers, we are offering our long-standing bursary program. Members of not-for-profit organizations with a registered charity number (lawyer or non-lawyer) may be eligible for a 50% discount off the full price through CLEBC—contact CLEBC Customer Service.
Students, non-profit agency staff, and others may be eligible for a full or partial registration fee scholarship through CCEL (contact Krista James at CCEL at email@example.com to apply for a scholarship).
CLEBC would like to thank:
Vancity, Goddard Gamage LP, Whaley Estate Litigation Partners, McLellan Herbert, Barristers & Solicitors, Clark Wilson LLP, Geoffrey W. White Law Corporation, The Society of Notaries Public BC for their generous support in sponsoring this event.
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Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
The Law Society of Upper Canada: 2 hours and 25 minutes of Professionalism hours (Day 1 Only)
The Society of Notaries Public BC has approved this conference for professional development.
Jan Goddard — Goddard Gamage LLP, Toronto
Hugh S. McLellan — McLellan Herbert, Vancouver
Geoffrey W. White — Geoffrey W. White Law Corporation, Counsel, Clark Wilson LLP, Kelowna & Vancouver
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