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December 2019

Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcasts

December 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 18, 2019

Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcasts

If you are still looking to meet your CPD requirements for 2019, take advantage of our “Last Kick at the Can” rebroadcast series. This year, from December 2 to 18, we will be rebroadcasting over 40 of our most popular courses from the past year. Accessible from your home or office, you will be able to listen to course speakers and discussions you may have missed through the year, while interacting in real-time with your fellow registrants.

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January 2020

Intermediate Family Law Mediation

January 15, 2020 - January 17, 2020

The third course in CLEBC's Family Law Mediation curriculum, this course will give you a better understanding of family dynamics and power in mediation. You will also learn about process design options and have the opportunity to enhance your interview skills through role play and exercises.

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UNDRIP in BC: Business Impacts and Opportunities

January 31, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This legislative change will have significant impacts on all economic sectors in BC. Come hear the insights of experts in each field as they discuss the potential ramifications of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.

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February 2020

Mediation Skills Level 2

February 10, 2020 - February 12, 2020

Preparing for mediation practice, building process, and skills. This three-day 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 process and techniques as well as practical mediation problems and practice issues.

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Costs 2020

February 13, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

You cannot afford to mismanage cost issues on your litigation files! There is no aspect of the litigation process that is not affected by costs. This comprehensive one day course is designed to give counsel at all levels a strong working knowledge of the principles and practice that govern the law of costs. This course will focus on the core areas and current issues and developments in this critical facet of litigation practice.

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Corporate Governance 2020

February 27, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Manoeuvring the corporate minefield. Be more effective as counsel advising corporate officers and boards of directors of privately held and public companies. Join us for a practical analysis of current trends and key issues in corporate governance law and their implications for your corporate clients.

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Dealing With High Conflict Personalities

February 28, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Simple strategies for resolving high conflict situations with high conflict people. At this one-day workshop, you will learn the theory of high conflict behaviour, and explore skills and techniques to manage high conflict disputes.

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March 2020

Access to Justice for Children

March 5, 2020 - March 6, 2020
Access to Justice for Children

Legal professionals need to support children’s meaningful participation in justice processes and child friendly justice, done in the best interests of children. This program presents background knowledge and practical skills training for working with children and youth whose cases are before the courts.

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Estate Planning Express 2020 – 15 Minute Topics

March 6, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Keep abreast of developing issues in the world of estate planning. This fast paced half day course will touch upon a host of recent legislative changes, best practices in estate planning and solutions to quirky issues that arise each summarized in 15 minute increments.

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Jump Start Rebroadcasts

March 9, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 13, 2020

Join us online March 9 – 13! Get a Jump Start on your CPD – choose from some of our most popular programs of the past few months.

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eDiscovery and Electronic Evidence 2020

March 13, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Manage the information—take command of the litigation! The digital age is fully upon us as technology continues to re-shape and re-define the process of civil litigation. With the rise of electronically stored information comes an array of issues relating to the management, search and presentation of, such digital information. This comprehensive one day program will quickly bring practitioners up to speed on current issues and best practices for effectively managing electronic evidence in the litigation process.

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April 2020

Intellectual Property for Litigators 2020

April 6, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The IP essentials that every litigator should know! Different forms of intellectual property dictate different strategies for litigation. When an IP issue arises, will you be prepared to give your clients the litigation advice they need? At this course, you will gain a solid grounding that will permit you to evaluate, advise on, and manage an IP claim.

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Robert’s Rules of Order – Demystified

April 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We will discuss the application of parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order in meetings. As a result of this workshop, you will be better able to advise your clients on the correct and practical application of rules in meetings, to facilitate progress and effective decision-making.

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Defamation, Privacy and Media Law 2020

April 8, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Defamation law, media law, and the law surrounding privacy continue to evolve and morph in the face of rapid technological change, the growth of the internet, and the boom in global communications. This comprehensive one day course will review a range of individual, corporate, and media issues in defamation, privacy, and media law as well as exploring practical practice matters facing counsel. This year’s program will feature leading counsel on key issues in this important and expanding niche of contemporary practice.

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Estate Planning for Blended Families 2020

April 16, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Blended families are increasingly the norm and have very unique planning aims and requirements. There are a variety of tools available to lawyers to assist in planning for these families. This course will look at the available tools, the risks involved in the use of each one, and the considerations involved with choosing the appropriate tools for your clients.

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Advanced Family Mediation – Dealing with Difficult Issues in Family Mediation

April 23, 2020 - April 24, 2020

The fourth and final course in CLEBC's Family Law Mediation curriculum, this course 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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Damages 2020

April 30, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

When a right has been found to have been infringed and causation has been established—the question turns to that of remedies: the law of damages. The law of damages is a complex subject, combining overarching principles with specific elements relating to the nature and type of loss sustained and expectations on how to balance the interests of the parties against the backdrop of the expectations of commerce and society. This comprehensive one day course will review first principles, current trends and then examine specific areas within the law of damages where there are noteworthy elements.

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May 2020

Fundamentals of Judicial Review 2020

May 22, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn all you need to know to conduct a judicial review. Whether you are a junior lawyer starting out or you have limited experience with judicial review, this is the course for you! We will take you through a judicial review application from beginning through drafting to presentation. Learn not only practical tips but also some of the theoretical underpinnings of judicial review from a team of leading practitioners in the field.

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Family Violence Screening Training for Litigators and DR Professionals

May 28, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Practices to help you effectively identify family violence. This highly interactive two-day workshop is the only in-person, comprehensive family violence training available in BC. This is a must-attend event for family dispute resolution professionals looking to meet their training requirements under the FLA.

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