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Product Type: Course
Civil Litigation Basics 2018

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Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, 2018 
Day 1: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Who should attend: Junior civil litigators and experienced litigators seeking a comprehensive refresher on the fundamental components of civil litigation.

Learning level: Fundamental

This course is designed for lawyers in the first two years of practice, lawyers changing areas of practice, and experienced lawyers who want a comprehensive refresher on the essential elements of civil litigation, and law students and articled students. This year's program will focus on giving registrants practical practice pointers. You will walk through file elements from start to finish and receive tips and advice that put theory into practice. Materials will include reference papers, case studies, examples, references to the Practice Checklists Manual, and precedents.

At this course you will learn:

  • how to manage the client and the file properly from the very start
  • best practices for drafting pleadings and affidavits
  • how to manage the discovery process
  • how to prepare for and conduct a trial
  • how to manage expert evidence
  • how to utilize the mediation process
  • how to conclude a file without leaving any loose ends
  • the best practice tips and much more

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12.5 hours (including a minimum of 2 hours involving aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
The Honourable Mr. Justice Bruce Butler — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver
Luciana P. Brasil — Branch MacMaster LLP, Vancouver 


Pricing  EARLY BIRD 
Register by Jan 26
Regular Price
After Jan 26
Webinar  $849 $949
Webinar Student $419 $469
In Person*  $1,019 $1,129
Student* $549 $599
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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
*Lunch is included on Day 2.

Webinar Archive: This course will be added to the Webinar Archive. See below to subscribe.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer* 
Raymond Lee

Format Live Course Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2018-02-22 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-02-23 4:30 PM
Location Vancouver location TBA
Spaces Available 46
Course Chair Luciana P. Brasil
Course Chair The Honourable Mr. Justice G. Bruce Butler
Course Presenter Art Vertlieb, QC
Course Presenter John Douglas Shields
Course Presenter Master Shelagh Scarth
Course Presenter Graham J. Underwood
Course Presenter Lyle G. Harris, QC
Course Presenter Mark L. Tweedy
Course Presenter Andrew P. Morrison
Course Presenter Lisa Martz
Course Presenter Shannon Ramsay
Course Presenter Wendy A. Baker, QC
Course Presenter Mark G. Underhill
Course Presenter Christopher E. Hirst
Course Presenter Kevin D. Loo
Course Presenter Leslie J. Mackoff
Course Presenter Howard A. Mickelson, QC
Course Presenter Hunter Parsons
Course Presenter K. Michael Stephens

Format Live Webinar Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2018-02-22 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-02-23 4:30 PM
Online Provider
Spaces Available 70

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