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Did you know that the LESA Library contains the electronic version of the Alberta Civil Practice Manual as well as hundreds of papers from past programs? Click below for details and subscription options.


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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, 2024, this change will be implemented in Calgary and Edmonton, and will include any new hearing requests on already existing ...
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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 hearings scheduled on or after May 27, 2024. Effective March 25, 2024, the King’s Bench FDS must be utilized by ...
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Business LawCivil LitigationFamily Law
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 legal writing in Alberta. Topics include: Essential elements of clear writing to maximize clarity How to effectively structure sentences Strategies ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation
New Program Alert | PPSA Update
Substantial amendments to the Alberta PPSA will come into force on June 1, 2024. This program will address those amendments. Program Details Date: June 5, 2024 Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Early Bird Price: $475 Early bird pricing expires May 5, 2024. Regular price: $525 Faculty Co-Chairs: Prof. Tamara ...
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Civil LitigationFamily Law
Alberta Courts Updates: Deferred Judicial Dispute Resolution in Spring 2024
The Court of King’s Bench has announced that Judicial Dispute Resolutions (JDRs) cannot be booked in the Spring 2024 term due to the high volume of trials and Applications currently booked. Exceptions have been extended to certain Special JDRs (SPEC) for currently scheduled long civil and family trials. Read the ...
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Civil LitigationCriminal LawSpecialized Areas of Law
Official Welcome Ceremony of Honourable Mary T. Moreau
The Supreme Court of Canada will continue its tradition to hold a welcome ceremony for its newest member, the Honourable Mary T. Moreau. Justice Moreau was born in Edmonton and completed her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. As a lawyer, she litigated several foundational cases involving the ...
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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
Expansion to the Alberta Law Libraries Catalogue
The Alberta Law Libraries (“ALL”) have recently expanded their network to include over 165 remotely available texts. ALL is a province-wide network of libraries that promotes informed engagement with the law and encourages broad access to justice. ALL has purchased five new collections in the following practice areas: Corporate Commercial ...
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Business LawCivil LitigationCriminal Law
New Program Alert | How to Use the LESA Library to Benefit Your Practice
Whether you are a current LESA Library subscriber or curious about what the platform has to offer, this webinar has something for you. Join LESA staff to discover how to use the LESA Library to it’s full potential to find quality resources and downloadable precedents to enhance your practice. As ...
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