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Explore programs, resources, and on-demand programs by area of law.

Business Law

The world of business law is full of complex and varied legal issues.  Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as:  mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax issues, reorganizations, succession, valuations, and more.

Civil Litigation

When your clients find themselves in disputes, you want to help resolve them as efficiently and effectively as possible. You need to be at the top of your game in civil procedure knowledge and civil advocacy skills. We can help with both. 

Criminal Law

As a crown prosecutor or criminal defence lawyer, you have dedicated yourself to serving and upholding our system of justice. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: sentencing, wiretaps, trials, search and seizure, cannabis, and more.

Family Law

We know that you regularly support clients during some of their most stressful and difficult times. Let us help support you. Explore programs and/or resources in a variety of family law topics such as: divorce, family property, experts, tax, and more.

Practice Management

Running a successful law practice requires a breadth of knowledge. From client development to client relations, file organization to law firm management, employee hiring to succession planning, stay on top of your game with LESA.

Real Estate

Any real estate transaction requires careful consideration of a variety of elements. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: mortgages, rural property, title insurance, tax issues, residential purchase contracts, and more.

Specialized Areas

LESA offers continuing legal education in a range of specialized areas of law. We offer programs and/or resources for topics such as: appellate practice, environmental law, labour and employment, privacy, technology law,  and more.

Wills and Estates

You help to give your clients peace of mind in your practice. You deserve the same. Explore programs and/or resources for topics such as: estate administration, drafting, surrogate forms, estate accounting, trusts, tax issues, and more.


Keep up with the latest news and LESA updates

Family Law
We Are All Performers: How Mindset Contributes to Success

Inspiring mental fortitude and delivering key strategies to harness the power of mindset, we are excited to announce that Alex Hodgins, Mental Performance Coach, will be delivering the keynote address at LESA’s Refresher 2023: Family …

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Updates in Law
Remembering the Honourable Brian Burrows

LESA was saddened to hear of the passing of the Honourable Justice Brian Burrows on November 19, 2022. Justice Burrows was an alumnus of the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and attended the University …

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Updates in Law
Alberta’s New Chief Justice | The Honourable Ritu Khullar

LESA wishes to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the Honourable Ritu Khullar who was appointed Alberta’s new top judge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, November 28, 2022. Chief Justice Ritu Khullar is based …

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LESA Update
All-New Precedent Bank on the LESA Library

Did you know that the LESA Library is home to nearly 1,000 precedents, checklists, and documents? Introducing the all-new Precedent Bank available only on the LESA Library. Precedents, Checklists, and Documents As a complete LESA …

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LESA Update
Welcome, Alandra Jessup | LESA’s Staff Lawyer

This week, LESA is excited to welcome Alandra Jessup to the team! Alandra joins the LESA team as Staff Lawyer and will be assisting us with webinar planning and delivery. Part of her role includes …

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Business Law
Business Corporation Act Amendments Presented by Kelsey Armstrong

On December 1, 2022, LESA is hosting Business Corporation Act Amendments which outlines the recent amendments made to Alberta Business Corporation Act (ABCA). Hosted by Kelsey Armstrong, partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, this …

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Real Estate
Now On Demand | Understanding Relocation Provisions In Commercial Leasing

Relocation clauses in commercial leases give landlords the right to force their tenants to relocate to a different space. Although relocation clauses are important for landlords, they can have a significant impact on commercial tenants. …

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Indigenous Leaders in the Alberta Legal Community Series | Justice Johanna Price

This week, the LESA blog is proud to feature Justice Johanna Price in our series showcasing the achievements of Indigenous members of the Alberta bar and bench. Justice Price is a member of the Kitigan …

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