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April 2021

Stick to the Status Quo? Parenting and Family Law – Webinar

April 19 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: April 19, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Price:  $95 + GST Consider the status quo as it relates to various aspects of parenting and family law, including when it is established. Explore recent case law and compare the weight that is given to the status quo versus other “best interest” factors, including those of a child. Discuss whether a pre-separation or post-separation status quo carries more weight. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm…

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Family Property Act for Legal Support Staff – Webinar

April 22 | 9:00 am12:00 pm
$165

About Faculty About Date: April 22, 2021 Time:  9:00 AM–12:00 PM Price:  $165 + GST This webinar will explore the ins and outs of the Family Property Act, including practical takeaways that will assist you in your role as legal support staff. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Faculty Chair Sean Shaefer, Demas Schaefer LLP Presenters Danielle Collins, Latitude Family Law LLP Bob Donaldson, Callioux Law Sasha…

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May 2021

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Legal Technology Trends – Webinar

May 13 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: May 13, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Martin Kratz QC is an author, professor, and former technology and intellectual property lawyer. As chair of this conference, he will set the stage reflecting on the impact of technological change on the practice of law, how those changes are increasing, and how lawyers need to adapt to those technological challenges. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Privacy – Webinar

May 14 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: May 14, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor,…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Lawyer Technological Competence – Webinar

May 19 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: May 19, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST In October 2019, the Federation of Law Societies of Canada amended its Model Code rule on competence to include explicit reference to technological competence. Several provincial and territorial law societies, including Alberta, have incorporated this amendment into their respective codes. The fact that there now exists a formal duty of technological competence raises the question of what, exactly, does this duty entail? What…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Artificial Intelligence – Webinar

May 27 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: May 27, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GSTJoin leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues.This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference.If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor, Stewart Title. Faculty ChairMartin Kratz QC, York…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Cyber Insurance – Webinar

May 28 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: May 28, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor,…

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June 2021

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Cloud-Based Wills – Webinar

June 3 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: June 3, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor,…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Crossing the Border with Electronic Devices – Webinar

June 4 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: June 4, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor,…

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Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Livestream)

June 7 | 12:00 pm3:00 pm
$146.25 – $195

About Faculty About Date: June 7, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM–3:00 PM Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Livestream)) This is the livestream registration page for Advanced Legal Writing Part 1. If you would like to purchase the in-person ticket to this event, please navigate to Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Edmonton).   Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having the skill set and knowledge base to produce well-written legal documents, such as contracts or litigation documents,…

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Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Edmonton)

June 7 | 12:00 pm3:00 pm
$146.25 – $195 15 tickets left

About Faculty About Date: June 7, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM–3:00 PM Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Edmonton)) This is the in-person registration page for Advanced Legal Writing Part 1. If you would like to purchase the livestream ticket to this event, please navigate to Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Livestream). In-person attendance for this program is limited to 16 registrants. Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having the skill set and knowledge base to…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – PIPEDA Breach Obligations – Webinar

June 9 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: June 9, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST This session will explore the fundamentals of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, including topics such as breach response, privacy/data security synergy, and data localization and management. Also consider future policy developments that will influence privacy practice. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members…

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Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Recent Case Law – Webinar

June 10 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$71.25 – $95

About Faculty About Date: June 10, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues. This session is part of a 9-part series. Save $260 when you register for the entire conference. If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this webinar or webinar series, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Thank you to our conference sponsor,…

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Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Livestream)

June 14 | 12:00 pm3:00 pm
$146.25 – $195

About Faculty About Date: June 14, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Livestream)) This is the livestream registration page for Advanced Legal Writing Part 2. If you would like to purchase the in-person ticket to this event, please navigate to Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Edmonton). Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having the skill set and knowledge base to produce well-written legal documents, such as contracts…

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Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Edmonton)

June 14 | 12:00 pm3:00 pm
$146.25 – $195 16 tickets left

About Faculty About Date: June 14, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Edmonton)) This is the in-person registration page for Advanced Legal Writing Part 2. If you would like to purchase the livestream ticket to this event, please navigate to Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Livestream). In-person attendance for this program is limited to 16 registrants. Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having the skill set and knowledge…

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October 2021

Family Law Appeals (Livestream)

October 28 | 9:00 am4:30 pm
Legal Education Society of Alberta, Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z1 Canada
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$258.75 – $345

About Faculty About Date: May 5, 2021 Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Price:  $345 + GST This is the livestream registration page for Family Law Appeals. If you would like to purchase the in-person ticket to this event, please navigate to Family Law Appeals (Edmonton) or Family Law Appeals (Calgary). Discuss appellate practice in family law matters. Consider procedural and substantive issues on appeals from arbitration awards, appeals from Provincial Court to the Court of Queen’s Bench, and appeals from the Court of Queen’s Bench to the…

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Family Law Appeals (Edmonton)

October 28 | 9:00 am4:30 pm
Legal Education Society of Alberta, Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z1 Canada
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$258.75 – $345

About Faculty About Date: May 5, 2021 Time:  9:00 AM– 4:30 PM Price:  $345 + GST   This is the in-person (Edmonton) registration page for Family Law Appeals. This program is also being offered as a livestream program as well as an in-person program in Calgary. Discuss appellate practice in family law matters. Consider procedural and substantive issues on appeals from arbitration awards, appeals from Provincial Court to the Court of Queen’s Bench, and appeals from the Court of Queen’s Bench to the Court of…

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November 2021

Family Law Appeals (Calgary)

November 18 | 9:00 am4:30 pm
Holiday Inn Calgary South – Conference Centre, 8360 Blackfoot Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J 7E1 Canada
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$258.75 – $345

About Faculty About Date: May 12, 2021 Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Price:  $345 + GST   This is the in-person (Calgary) registration page for Family Law Appeals. This program is also being offered as a livestream program as well as an in-person program in Edmonton. Discuss appellate practice in family law matters. Consider procedural and substantive issues on appeals from arbitration awards, appeals from Provincial Court to the Court of Queen’s Bench, and appeals from the Court of Queen’s Bench to the Court of…

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Seminars on Demand

Seminar on Demand - Dos and Don’ts When Dealing with Self-Represented Parties
Seminar on Demand - Family Law Rules of Court and Practice Notes
Seminar on Demand - From Kerr to Eternity: An Overview of the New Family Property Act in Alberta
Seminar on Demand - Contributions and Distributions: When Will Courts Consider Unequal Divisions of Matrimonial Property?
Seminar on Demand - Exemptions and Cohabiting – Issues Under the New Family Property Act
Seminar on Demand - A Great and Sudden Change: Changes to the Family Property Act and the Divorce Act in 2020
Seminar on Demand - Mediation and Arbitration: Shielding Neutrality
Seminar on Demand - Drowning in Disclosure – Some Practical Tips on How to Organize a Family Law File to Stay Sane
Seminar on Demand - Top 10+ Things Every Lawyer Should Know (2018)
Seminar on Demand - Top 10+ (Things Every Lawyer Should Know)

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Publications

Alberta Family Law Practice Manual (Hardcopy and Electronic Format)
Alberta Family Law Practice Manual (Electronic Format)
Family Law Fundamentals (Electronic Format)

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Program Papers

The Intersection of Immigration and Family Law: Immigration Tips for Family Lawyers
Family Law File Negotiation Checklist: Preparation is Key
Update on Court Processes and Procedures in the Court of Queen’s Bench for Family Matters (Edmonton)
Tips, Trips, and Traps: The Intersection of Family Law and Criminal Law
Setting Aside Agreements: Challenging Domestic Contracts
Co-Operation or Co-Op(t)eration: Mandatory ADR Case Law/Procedure Review and General Discussion
Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Tips for Separating Spouses
Impact of Death on Separation and Divorce Proceedings
Drafting Post-separation Property Agreements
A Time to Get Together: A Lawyer’s Role in Mediation

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Complimentary Resources

Practicing Family Law without Going Crazy: A Lawyer Mental Health Primer
Principles of Natural Justice
Common Ethical Issues for Family Paralegals
Tips and Traps for the Family Law Advocate

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