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September 2020

Employment Law Conference 2020

September 17, 2020 - September 18, 2020
Employment Law Conference 2020

Employment relationships are evolving at a rapid pace and so is the law as a result of technology, globalization, and increasing diversity in the workplace.

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Affidavit Secrets 2020

September 23, 2020
Affidavit Secrets 2020

In this intensive half-day program, expert litigators will take registrants through how not to draft an affidavit; how to dissect an affidavit from the other side; how to tell one's client's story as governed by law, practice, ethics and the rules of evidence; and how to avoid common mistakes.

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Attacking the Expert’s Opinion at Trial

September 24, 2020

The focus of this seminar is the one, right, logical method the trial cross-examiner must understand to most effectively attack the "scientific merits" of the expert's opinion ... no matter the field of expertise.

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Virtual Closings and Electronic Signatures 2020

September 29, 2020, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Closings and Electronic Signatures 2020

Join us to learn best practices for ensuring your electronic deal and virtual closing goes smoothly!

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October 2020

Med-Arb: Training for the DR Professional

October 1, 2020 - October 2, 2020
Med-Arb: Training for the DR Professional

The "med-arbitrator" first attempts to help the disputing parties work out an agreement in a mediator's role, but should mediation fail, the med-arbitrator can then assume the role of an arbitrator and render a binding decision.

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Vagueness and Ambiguity in Contracts

October 6, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vagueness and Ambiguity in Contracts

This webinar points out common examples of the most prevalent pitfalls of using precedents—vagueness and ambiguity

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Millennials Rising – Bridging Generational Differences in the Practice of Law

October 7, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This course explores common stereotypes that can impede collaborative succession planning by offering insight into the millennial mindset as compared to the mindset of their senior colleagues.

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Double Duty: Lawyers as Professionals and Parents During the Pandemic

October 14, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Double Duty: Lawyers as Professionals and Parents During the Pandemic

This course aims to provide information and support for professional parents—specifically, lawyers who are actively parenting children through the changing world during the pandemic.

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Real Estate Fundamentals 2020 (Day 1)

October 15, 2020

Here is your one-stop shop for a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of real estate practice in BC! Referencing CLEBC's British Columbia Real Estate Practice Manual, the expert faculty will take you through the essential issues and show you how to build a strong foundation in real estate law.

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Forestry Law 2020

October 15, 2020
Forestry Law 2020

This is an essential course on the current state of forestry law in BC, for forestry professionals and lawyers alike.

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Working Remotely Post-Pandemic: Establishing a Flexible Office for the Long Term

October 16, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This presentation featuring technology expert, Barron Henley, will provide you with practical guidance on how and what you need to set yourself up with a flexible, efficient, and secure practice.

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Electronic Filing Systems and PDFs for Lawyers

October 16, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This seminar has been tailored to provide you with key disaster avoidance tools you may need since the pandemic has occurred. There's no reason to expect that something similar to the Coronavirus pandemic won't occur again in the future.

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Shareholders’ Agreements 2020

October 20, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Shareholders' Agreements

This program will provide you with a solid foundation for drafting shareholders agreements. You will walk away with a Model Shareholders' Agreement. Dayna Forsyth will walk you through the agreement clause by clause and guide you through wording, drafting tips, and provide practical advice.

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Using COVID-19 (and other Challenges) to Progress Your Firm

October 21, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Using COVID-19 (and other Challenges) to Progress Your Firm

In this session, law firm business strategist, Heather Gray-Grant identifies specific areas that—due to changing conditions—are ripe for evolution.

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Real Estate Fundamentals 2020 (Day 2)

October 22, 2020

Here is your one-stop shop for a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of real estate practice in BC! Referencing CLEBC's British Columbia Real Estate Practice Manual, the expert faculty will take you through the essential issues and show you how to build a strong foundation in real estate law.

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Negotiation Series: Roadblocks and How to Overcome Them

October 23, 2020

This three-part series includes the following courses: 17 Strategies for Re-opening Hopelessly Deadlocked Negotiations, Influential Outsiders in Negotiation, and The Last Gap in Negotiations and How to Cross It.

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Advanced Legal Writing

October 27, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Advanced Legal Writing

This webinar will provide examples of what constitutes good legal writing and the common mistakes.

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Builders’ Liens Update 2020

October 28, 2020
Builders' Liens Update 2020

Get your questions answered at the builders' liens update: How do you identify work and land that is lienable? Come and get answers from the experts, along with tips and insights to help you provide better service to your clients.

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Insurance Law Conference 2020

October 29, 2020

This year's conference will be totally virtual for faculty and registrants alike. Continuing with the tradition of previous years, this conference will cover important case developments, critical practice issues, and notable industry trends in insurance law.

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Virtual Conflict Resolution Conference 2020

October 29, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Virtual Conflict Resolution Conference 2020

This one-day, 24-hour conference will bring together innovators to find the opportunity in conflict, to reframe change as an opportunity for growth.

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Civil Litigation Update 2020

October 30, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Civil Litigation Update 2020

This course will examine a range of topics in substantive law, litigation practice and procedure, client relations and ethics and professionalism in the COVID-19 world of civil litigation.

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November 2020

Working with Multicultural Clients 2020

November 3, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Working with Multicultural Clients 2020

Join us to learn how you can develop your cultural competence to better understand the different needs and expectations of multicultural groups of clients and grow your practice!

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Franchises Update 2020

November 4, 2020, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Franchises Act that came into force in BC on February 1, 2017 was a significant change to franchise law in the province, affecting both franchisees and franchisors. The experts will guide you through the key updates that are pertinent to those who advise franchisors and franchisees.

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Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference 2020

November 5, 2020 - November 6, 2020
Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference 2020

Our experienced faculty will share their academic knowledge of the law and their practice experience to further your skills as an estate litigator to handle all types of asset and estate-related issues.

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Estate Planning Update 2020

November 5, 2020
Estate Planning Update 2020

Estate planning is key to securing the future financial security of your clients and their families.

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Estate Litigation Update 2020

November 6, 2020
Estate Litigation Update 2020

Disputes can arise both before and after death in the estate area and understanding how to resolve them through the courts, arbitration, or mediation requires knowledge of applicable legal principles and practical expertise.

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Creditors’ Remedies 2020

November 13, 2020

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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Human Rights Law Conference 2020 (Day 1)

November 17, 2020
Human Rights Law 2020

Human rights law goes beyond the scope of employment law practice and is constantly evolving. Join us for a discussion of these important issues.

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Pozner on Cross: Advanced Techniques Using the Chapter Method©

November 20, 2020

Mastering the science of cross-examination is essential for the skilled litigator. Veteran trial attorney and author, Larry Pozner, teaches the key elements of effective cross.

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Administrative Law Conference 2020

November 20, 2020
Administrative Law Conference 2020

It can be difficult to stay on top of all the changes happening in administrative law. This annual conference is your efficient solution to learning about recent decisions, legislative updates, and current trends in this complex practice area.

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Human Rights Law Conference 2020 (Day 2)

November 24, 2020
Human Rights Law 2020

Human rights law goes beyond the scope of employment law practice and is constantly evolving. Join us for a discussion of these important issues.

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Provincial Court Family Rules: Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

November 25, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C3B5 Canada
Provincial Court Family Rules-Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

The Early Resolution Process changes are significant. Find out what you will need to know about how the Early Resolution and Case Management registries will operate.

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Aboriginal Law Conference 2020

November 27, 2020
Aboriginal Law Conference 2020

The Aboriginal Law Conference will focus on the legal and pragmatic implications of current developments affecting Indigenous peoples, provincial and federal governments, and industry.

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Practical Corporate Compliance During COVID-19: How to Stay Out of Trouble in Troubled Economic Times

November 30, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C3B5 Canada
Practical Corporate Compliance During COVID-19:How to Stay Out of Trouble in Troubled Economic Times

This course will address major corporate compliance challenges in the age of COVID-19.

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December 2020

Family Law Mediation Master Class

December 1, 2020 - December 2, 2020
Family Law Mediation Master Class

The Family Law Mediation Master Class course is intended for those presently in family mediation practice.

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Residential Real Estate Conference 2020

December 3, 2020
Residential Real Estate Conference 2020

Are you ready for CLEBC's 13th annual Residential Real Estate Conference? Continuing with the tradition of previous years, lawyers like you will meet to discuss the latest cases, trends, and challenges faced by residential real estate practitioners today.

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Immigration Issues in Depth 2020

December 4, 2020
Immigration Issues in Depth 2020

Join us for our annual in-depth discussions of the most significant developments in immigration law, policy and practice over the past year, and look ahead with your colleagues to some of the critical emerging issues.

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Family Law Mediation Fundamentals

December 7, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 7, 2020

The second course in CLEBC's Family Law Mediation curriculum, this course will give you a better understanding of the nature and source of conflict in the context of family dispute resolution and the role and objectives of a mediator.

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Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcasts

December 17, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 17, 2020

Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcasts 2020

Still looking to meet your CPD requirements for 2020? Take advantage of our “Last Kick at the Can” rebroadcast series!
This year, from December 8 to 17, we will be rebroadcasting over 50 of our most popular courses from the past year. Accessible from your home or office, view presentations and discussions that you may have missed throughout the year.

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January 2021

Intermediate Family Law Mediation

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 18, 2021

Intermediate Family Law Mediation

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.

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Workplace Investigation Mediation

January 22, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Workplace Investigation Mediation

Leave with a better appreciation of the current issues facing your human resources clients and how you can be of assistance in helping steer them towards solutions.

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[Rebroadcast] Provincial Court Family Rules: Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

January 27, 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C3B5 Canada
Provincial Court Family Rules-Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

The Early Resolution Process changes are significant. Find out what you will need to know about how the Early Resolution and Case Management registries will operate.

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A2JBC Event | Transforming Legal Practice: Lawyers Increasing Access to Justice

January 27, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Rebecca Sandefur, of Arizona State University and Fellow at the American Bar Association, and a panel of British Columbia lawyers who will share how they transformed their practices, attendees will be inspired to meet the legal needs of British Columbians in ways that work for clients.

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February 2021

Fundamentals of Mediation

February 3 - February 4
Fundamentals of Mediation

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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[Rebroadcast] Provincial Court Family Rules: Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

February 5, 9:00 am - 12:50 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C3B5 Canada
Provincial Court Family Rules-Early Resolution and Case Management Process 2020

The Early Resolution Process changes are significant. Find out what you will need to know about how the Early Resolution and Case Management registries will operate.

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Commercial Leasing and Injunctions 2021: Key Considerations and Strategies

February 5, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This presentation discusses the most common situations where the need for an injunction arises in the leasing context.

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Collections Practice Basics 2021

February 12
Collections Practice Basics 2021

This course experienced faculty will show you tested and practical strategies to enhance your performance as counsel across a range of creditors' scenarios.

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Introducing Evidence at Trial 2021

February 17
Introducing Evidence at Trial 2021

The course will bring registrants up to speed on how to manage the most important types of evidentiary problems that they are likely to face in practice.

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Advanced Family Law for Paralegals 2021

February 18
Advanced Family Law for Paralegals 2021

Don't miss this jam packed day that's sure to provide you with everything you need to excel as an essential and indispensable team member in your family law practice!

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March 2021

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

March 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Robert's Rules of Order - Demystified

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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