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CLEBC law courses provide in-depth coverage list of a wide range of topics to help you earn CPD credits lawyers and legal professionals. Learn by practice area, in person or via online webinar.

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Upcoming Courses

January 2022

Fundamentals of Mediation

January 31 - February 1

This two-day course provides you with the entry-level training for general civil mediation. You will become familiar with the basics of mediation in a coached, practical setting.

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February 2022

Redefining Competencies for the 21st Century Lawyer: Improving the Client Experience

February 9

In celebration of Access to Justice Week, join this pivotal session focusing on the opportunities and demands facing 21st-century lawyers. Along with CLEBC, this event is presented by the Law Society of BC, CBABC, the Law Foundation, Courthouse Libraries, BC’s Law Schools, and Access to Justice BC.

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Law Office Technology Series 2022: Post-Pandemic Modernization of Law Firm Technology

February 10, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join this session to find out how law firms are leveraging modern technologies to increase efficiency and communication now and after the pandemic ends.

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Expert Evidence 2022

February 16

This course will survey the recent developments in the law and provide in-depth analysis and guidance on the selection and instruction of experts, how to avoid common pitfalls in the preparation of reports, challenging expert reports, and the direct and cross-examination of experts at trial.

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Law Office Technology Series 2022: Essential Cybersecurity for Law Firms

February 17, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join this session to learn 10 Simple Steps to Protect Your System from a Data Breach.

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Bankruptcy & Insolvency 2022

February 24

Leading practitioners will provide you with a solid foundation for dealing with common concerns and current issues in the bankruptcy and insolvency area.

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Law Office Technology Series 2022: Understanding Technology Best Practices in the Law Firm Context

February 24, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join this session to learn enough about technology to make executive-level decisions, but not get mired in the details.

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Climate Law Conference 2022

February 25

Lawyers can help by understanding climate science, what it means for our clients' rights, and the role that the law plays in addressing the climate crisis.

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Robert’s Rules of Order – Demystified (COURSE FULL)

February 28

We will discuss the application of parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order in meetings. You will gain an understanding of rules and the principles that they are intended to uphold.

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March 2022

Defamation, Privacy and Media Law 2022

March 1

This comprehensive one-day program will review a range of individual, corporate, and media issues in defamation, privacy, and media law, as well as explore practical practice matters facing counsel.

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Jump Start on CPD

March 2 - March 4

Join us online from March 2 – 9. Get a Jump Start on your CPD – choose from some of our most popular programs of the past few months.

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Law Office Technology Series 2022: Technological Building Blocks of a Law Firm

March 3, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Technology is an important building block for a law firm, and possibly even more important than a physical office location… because with the right technology, a brick-and-mortar office may not even be necessary. Join this session to learn how to start a law firm in the modern era.

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How to Be a Great Litigation Junior 2022

March 4

Learn what it takes to excel as a junior litigator. You will learn about personal temperament, work ethic, writing, trial preparation, and trial advocacy.

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Jump Start on CPD

March 7 - March 9

Join us online from March 2 – 9. Get a Jump Start on your CPD – choose from some of our most popular programs of the past few months.

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Robert’s Rules of Order – Demystified (COURSE FULL)

March 28

We will discuss the application of parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order in meetings. You will gain an understanding of rules and the principles that they are intended to uphold.

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Sexual Violence (Civil) Conference 2022

March 30

Our inaugural course for litigators who have an interest in practicing in the complex area of civil sexual assault, focusing on how to effectively and ethically advance and defend civil claims of sexual violence.

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Tax Fundamentals for the Estate Practitioner 2022

March 31

This course will analyze common scenarios that estate practitioners face and the tax issues that arise. You will learn about basic tax exemptions, the attribution rules, taxation of estates, and much more.

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April 2022

Advanced Family Mediation – Dealing with Difficult Issues in Family Mediation

April 7 - April 8
Advanced Family Law Mediation - Dealing with Difficult Issues in Family Mediation

The fourth and final course in CLEBC's Family Law Mediation curriculum, this session will focus on issues such as bias and impartiality, ethical issues in mediation, high conflict personalities, culture, co-mediation, and multi-party disputes.

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Animal Law 101 2022

April 12, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for the inaugural course on animal law for an introduction to this growing practice, which is much more than just dog bite law.

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Family Law Provincial Court Practice 2022

April 14

Benefit from the wisdom of experienced counsel and judges sharing with you strategies, tips, and advice you can apply to your Provincial Court family law files.

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Elder Law Update 2022

April 21, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This session will cover elder law topics relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, including panels on capacity to instruct counsel for clients living with dementia, class action litigation as a strategy for responding to elder abuse and neglect in long-term care, and an update on law reform efforts to address elder abuse.

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Free Webinar! Junior Lawyers Risk Management Conference 2022

April 27

Junior Lawyers Risk Management Conference covers what every young lawyer needs to know about malpractice, your indemnity policy, and more.

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May 2022

Employment Law Conference 2022

May 5 - May 6

This must-attend event will feature an agenda curated from the submissions and suggestions of leading employment lawyers, explore emerging and topical issues in employment law, and provide updates on notable recent developments.

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Family Violence Screening Training for Litigators and DR Professionals

May 12 - May 13

This highly interactive two-day workshop is the only comprehensive family violence training available in BC. Join us and improve your family violence awareness.

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Creditors’ Remedies 2022

May 18, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Enforcing creditors' rights can be complex. This comprehensive program will show you how to succeed using all the available tools and processes.

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Planning for Health Care Decisions 2022

May 26, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Planning for Health Care Decisions 2022 will help lawyers practicing in the areas of elder law, wills, estates and trusts, and family law become familiar with the legal framework of health care decision-making.

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June 2022

Family Law Basics 2022

June 2 - June 3

Join our experienced faculty and learn the practical aspects of running a family law file, from interviewing the client to case management to litigation techniques.

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Mediation Skills Level 2

June 8 - June 9

This four-day online course builds on the foundation provided by the Fundamentals of Mediation course (or an equivalent) by introducing more skills and providing lots of practice opportunities. The course features advanced processes and techniques, as well as practical mediation problems and practice issues.

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Mediation Skills Level 2

June 15 - June 16

This four-day online course builds on the foundation provided by the Fundamentals of Mediation course (or an equivalent) by introducing more skills and providing lots of practice opportunities. The course features advanced processes and techniques, as well as practical mediation problems and practice issues.

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