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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

Civil Litigation
Meet the Presenter: Deirdre M.I. McKenna KC | Practice Foundations: Civil Litigation File Strategy

Understanding how to develop an effective file strategy for civil litigation matters is key. We are excited to have Deirdre M.I. McKenna KC (Davidson & Williams LLP) present a webinar on the topic for us …

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Family Law
Mediation of Family & Divorce Conflicts

Mediation is increasingly important in the practice of family law. Join instructors Rhoda Dobler KC (WK Family Lawyers LLP) and Dr. Larry Fong (Fong & Associates Ltd.) to receive 40 hours of intensive, hands-on skills training in this in-depth, 5-day program. Develop the …

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Family LawUpdates in Law
Expansion to the Family and Divorce Filing Service – Court of King’s Bench of Alberta

The Court of King’s Bench of Alberta has recently announced further expansion of the King’s Bench Family and Divorce Filing Digital Service (“FDS”) to every judicial centre in Alberta. Effective May 15, 2023, it will …

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Updates in Law
Digital Document Delivery System – Court of King’s Bench of Alberta

The Court of King’s Bench of Alberta has recently announced the launch of a digital document delivery project as part of the Court Case Management (“CCM”) system. This pilot program, effective April 27, 2023, will …

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Practice Management
Learn to Effectively Leverage the Power of Media at LESA’s Upcoming Webinar

Ever wonder why some lawyers always seem to be in the news? Does the thought of a scrum with reporters on the courthouse steps give you nightmares? Is it even ethical to speak with the media …

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Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation Symposium

Geared towards experienced commercial litigators, this program will incorporate roundtable and presenter-led large group discussions on a variety of topics. Attendees will engage with faculty in discussions on: Anton Piller Orders Norwich Orders and evidence …

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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
Law Office Fundamentals for Legal Support Staff (Edmonton & Livestream)

Legal support staff are integral to a successful law practice. LESA’s upcoming program, Law Office Fundamentals for Legal Support Staff, provides attendees with comprehensive learnings to become efficient and effective as support staff in any …

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Wills and Estates
The New Trustee Act – On-Demand Recordings and Materials Now Available

The video recordings and materials from LESA’s webinar on the new Trustee Act are now available. Originally broadcast as a half-day webinar, the following titles are now available on demand: The New Trustee Act: What’s …

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