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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.


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LESA Update
Welcome back, Ashley!

With dedicated professionals, creative thinkers, and a team of capable problem-solvers, LESA is a wonderful organization to work for. Over the coming months, we will be posting a feature on each of our staff members …

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Family Law
Cryptocurrency: Valuing and Dividing Crypto Assets in the Context of Family Law

Cryptocurrency is one of the latest assets confounding even the most senior family law litigators. As crypto becomes more commonplace, the issue of valuing and dividing crypto assets will become more common in the context …

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Specialized Areas of Law
AI and Your Legal Business

Do you understand the impact artificial intelligence can have on your legal services? The UAlberta Faculty of Extension and the Digital Law & Innovation Society are cohosting an upcoming program designed to assist legal professionals …

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Call for Volunteer Witnesses: 38th Annual Intensive Advocacy

Are you interested in giving back to the profession by helping lawyers practice direct examination and cross-examination skills? We are looking for volunteers to act as witnesses in simulated trials and hearings as part of our …

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Business LawFamily Law
Meet our Chair: Amanda Baretta | Business Issues in Family Law

As chair of our upcoming Business Issues in Family Law webinar series, Amanda Baretta of Latitude Family Law has brought together family law practitioners and accountants to provide insight on a variety of topics in …

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LESA Update
Law Needs Well-Being

An initiative led by the CBA Young Lawyers Section and the Mental Health & Awareness Committee is inviting legal professionals from all over Canada to consider the importance of personal well-being. The campaign, Law Needs Well-Being …

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LESA Update
LESA Library – Complimentary Practice Management Collection

Still on the fence about whether or not the LESA Library is right for you? Check out LESA’s Complimentary Practice Management collection – now available on the LESA Library. Try out the fully redesigned interface featuring intuitive navigation …

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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
Presenter Profile: Douglas H. Peterson | Advanced Legal Writing

With having practiced law for more than 20 years, Douglas H. Peterson now primarily works in corporate commercial law. Focusing on corporate structuring (both domestic and international) and international business transactions, Douglas works with his …

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