Civil Litigation

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New Program Alert | Civil Litigation Symposium: Practice Essentials for Lawyers in the First 10 Years

During the first ten years of a civil litigation practice, lawyers face unique challenges and opportunities. This full-day program will explore topics to support lawyers to increase their competence and ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

PPSA Update – Amendments Coming June 1st

On June 1, 2024, major changes to secured transactions law and judgment enforcement law will come into effect. The changes to the Personal Property Security Act are the most extensive ...
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Civil Litigation

Court of King’s Bench Update: Pilot Project to Set Civil Trial Dates By Order

The Alberta Courts have announced a pilot project to move non-family civil actions through the court system faster. This move is in line with Rule 1.2 of the Alberta Rules ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Notice to Articled Students – Requests for Bar Admission Ceremonies at the Court of King’s Bench (2024)

On May 1, 2024, the Court of King’s Bench will begin accepting 2024 bar admission requests. Requests for bar admissions for June, July, and August will not be processed until ...
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New Program Alert | Mediation of Family and Divorce Conflicts (Calgary)

Mediation is increasingly important in the practice of family law. Receive 40 hours of intensive, hands-on skills training in this in-depth, 5-day program. Develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding to ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Mental Health Awareness Week: Managing Mental Health as an Early Lawyer

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada, the LESA blog spotlights our very own Legal Content Writer, Susan Emam. Susan graduated from the University of Alberta, Faculty of ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Best Eats & Activities in Lake Louise

The LESA team is looking forward to our upcoming Corporate/Commercial Refresher: Transactions and Litigation, taking place next week (May 2-5, 2024) in Lake Louise. In preparation, the LESA blog wanted ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Notice to the Profession: Court Case Management (“CCM”) Now Incudes Contested Receivership Applications

The Court of King’s Bench of Alberta has announced that all eligible receivership hearing requests must now be submitted through the Court Case Management (“CCM”) digital service. Effective April 1, ...
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Civil Litigation

Court of King’s Bench of Alberta: Further Expansion to the King’s Bench Filing Digital Service and Mandatory Filing

The courts have announced that the King’s Bench Filing Digital Service (“FDS”) program will expand further to include filings to Civil Justice Chambers in Calgary. This expansion will apply to ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

New Program Alert | Effective Legal Writing Skills

Written communication is integral to the practice of law. The ability to produce well-written legal documents will greatly benefit your practice. This webinar will provide strategies and best practices for ...
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