How to Practice Family Law and Not Go Crazy (Lake Louise)

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Alberta

One of the most challenging parts of family law is ensuring you are running a successful practice. Develop strategies and discover ways to enhance your practice so you can continue to serve your clients in the best way possible.

$495.00 – $545.00

Family Law Contracts (Edmonton)

Sutton Place Hotel 10235 101 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Explore a wide variety of family law contracts including prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and property settlement agreements. Understand how to negotiate, draft, and challenge them.

$296.25 – $445.00

Family Law Contracts (Calgary)

Fairmont Palliser 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

Explore a wide variety of family law contracts including prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and property settlement agreements. Understand how to negotiate, draft, and challenge them.

$296.25 – $445.00

Family Property Act (Calgary)

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre 1000 Glenmore Court SE, Calgary, Alberta

Consider recent updates to the Matrimonial Property Act and the Family Law Act. Learn about legislative changes to the division of property owned jointly by married and non-married people.

Free – $445.00

Family Property Act (Edmonton)

Sutton Place Hotel 10235 101 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Consider recent updates to the Matrimonial Property Act and the Family Law Act. Learn about legislative changes to the division of property owned jointly by married and non-married people.

Free – $445.00

Family Law Trial Fundamentals (Edmonton)

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre 11727 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Review family law trial fundamentals and develop the confidence to run a family law trial from commencement, to trial book preparation, to trial conduct.

$296.25 – $445.00

Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 1: Introduction to Financial Statements – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Learn to read and understand company financial statements.  Gain basic financial literacy, learn the components of financial statements and how apply that knowledge to real life examples.  We will also review the various accounting frameworks and …

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$125.00

Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 2: Financial Statement Analysis – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Consider how to evaluate the health of a business, perform ratio analysis, uncover expenses subject to management discretion, and learn what further questions you must ask.  This course assumes a basic working knowledge of financial statements and will focus on the …

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$125.00

Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 3: Introduction to Business Valuations – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.   Explore how a business valuator arrives at an opinion regarding the value of an ownership interest in a company. Examine the reporting standards followed in Canada, discuss common valuation approaches, and learn how the valuation …

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$125.00

Family Law Update Part 1: Parenting and Children – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.   Dive into the intersection between child welfare and family law in this half-day webinar. Hear from experienced legal practitioners as well as from a parent coordination and child welfare expert.  This webinar will cover a review of …

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$195.00

Family Law Update Part 2: Financial Affairs – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. With the current economic situation in Alberta, family lawyers will need to consider financial factors in their clients’ matters. Explore current topics such as the intersection of bankruptcy and family law and costs in this half-day webinar. This webinar will cover a …

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$195.00

Independent Legal Advice – Adjusting the Duty of Care to Different Transactions – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.  The duty of care fluctuates from transaction to transaction when giving independent legal advice. One size does not fit all. Learn how to identify and set the obligation, and how to fix the commensurate fee. Explore …

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$125.00

Family Law Fundamentals – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version. In the first few years of family law practice, lawyers can greatly benefit from both substantive law knowledge and practice management skills to assist them in effectively managing matters. Join experienced practitioners to explore family property, child support, spousal support, family …

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$258.75 – $345.00

Coercive Control and Family Violence 2-Day Series – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version. Attend this two-part webinar series to dive into the up-coming Amendments to the Divorce Act requiring that family violence, including coercive controlling behaviours, be considered when making best-interests determinations regarding children. This interdisciplinary program presents the valuable insights of an experienced …

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$258.75 – $345.00

Coercive Control and Family Violence 2-Day Series – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version. Attend this two-part webinar series to dive into the up-coming Amendments to the Divorce Act requiring that family violence, including coercive controlling behaviours, be considered when making best-interests determinations regarding children. This interdisciplinary program presents the valuable insights of an experienced …

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Family Property Act and Fruit of the Marriage Tree 2021 Update – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version. This webinar will address recent developments in the law and cases touching on increase in value of exempt assets, valuation dates, and double-dipping issues that arise when both income and property are shared in the same post-separation period. If multiple …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Mindfulness and Lawyer Well-Being – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: April 12, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price:  $29 + GST It is often easy to overlook the impact of mounting workloads, multiple demands, and stressful environments on your ability to perform. Mindfulness can turn these workplace challenges into opportunities by helping you to work with your innate qualities, be less reactive, and …

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$21.75 – $29.00

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

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, …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Family Property Act for Legal Support Staff – Webinar

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 …

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$165.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Legal Technology Trends – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: May 13, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $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 …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Privacy – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: May 14, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GSTNancy Bains, Privacy Officer for the Law Society of Alberta will join the Information and Privacy Commissioner, Jill Clayton to iterate the value of a solid privacy management framework to help navigate challenges when they arise.  Attend this session to …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Lawyer Technological Competence – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: May 19, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GSTIn 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 …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Artificial Intelligence – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: May 27, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GSTReview the rapidly developing area of artificial intelligence, big data, and machine learning from a  lawyer’s perspective. This session will focus on the practical issues of diligence, risk, mitigation, and contract considerations. Walk away with a checklist of key questions …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Cyber Insurance – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: May 28, 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.Click here for other sessions in this series.This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version.Thank you to our conference sponsor, …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Cloud-Based Wills – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: June 3, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join Patrick Hartford of NoticeConnect to discuss the idea of digital, cloud-based wills. Consider the rules in Canada and abroad and how a digital wills framework needs to address privacy, security, and the data retention needs of testators.Join leading academics, experts, …

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$71.25 – $95.00

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

About Faculty About Date: June 4, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $125 + GST $95 + GST Join leading academics, experts, and practitioners in this Alberta-focused exploration of current legal technology trends and issues.Click here for other sessions in this series.This event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version.Thank you to our conference sponsor, Stewart …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – PIPEDA Breach Obligations – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: June 9, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $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 event …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Alberta Legal Technology Conference – Recent Case Law – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: June 10, 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 event occurred in the past. Click here for the on-demand version.Thank you to our conference sponsor, Stewart Title. Faculty ChairMartin Kratz QC, York University …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Anti-Racism Education for Legal Professionals – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: September 9, 2021Time:  1:00 PM–3:30 PMPrice: ComplimentaryThis program will provide you with a toolkit to identify, unpack, and intervene in systemic racism within legal institutions and your own practice, and is applicable to anyone working within the legal profession. Moving beyond a diversity and inclusion lens, this session encourages members of the …

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Free

Basic Collaborative Law (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue

About Faculty Agenda About Dates: September 15–17, 2021 Price: $895 + GST Venue: LESA’s Program Space | Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue This program has limited enrollment. Learn methods for dispute resolution that encourage mutual respect, allow for open communication, utilize a problem-solving approach, as well as identify and address the interests and concerns of all parties, including …

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Free – $895.00

Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue

About Faculty About Date: October 6, 2021Time:  12:00 PM–3:15 PMPrice:  $225 + GST Venue: LESA’s Program Space | Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue 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). Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having …

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$168.75 – $225.00

Advanced Legal Writing Part 1 (Livestream)

About Faculty About Date: October 6, 2021Time:  12:00 PM–3:15 PMPrice:  $225 + GST 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 …

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$168.75 – $225.00

Family Property Problems for Paralegals (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: October 20, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice:  $95 + GSTThis program will explore problems and practical solutions for family law paralegals.Topics will include:– Disclosure: How to prepare and what you should be thinking about when building the file– Family Property Statements: What to pay attention to so you don’t get stuck– How …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Financial Statements – Learn to Swim (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: October 21, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice:  $95 + GSTPut on your water wings and finally learn to read financial statements! This introductory course will present the concepts and terminology foundational to understanding a business’ financial reports. No prior experience necessary. You may also be interested in Financial Statements – Deeper Dive where …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Livestream)

About Faculty About Date: October 27, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 3:15 PMPrice:  $225 + GST If you attended Part 1 and wish to register for Part 2, please contact [email protected] 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 …

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Advanced Legal Writing Part 2 (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue

About Faculty About Date: October 27, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 3:15 PMPrice:  $225 + GSTVenue: LESA’s Program Space | Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue If you attended Part 1 and wish to register for Part 2, please contact [email protected] 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 …

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Family Law Appeals 2-Day Series – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: October 28, 2021 & November 18, 2021Time:  12:30 PM – 4:00 PMPrice:  $345 + GST This is the registration page for Family Law Appeals (2-day webinar series). Registration includes both days. 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, …

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$258.75 – $345.00

Business Issues in Family Law – Part 1 (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: November 2, 2021Time: 12:00 PM–4:00 PMPrice:  $225 + GST Business issues frequently arise in family law matters, but some family lawyers may find themselves struggling to understand them or advance their clients’ interests. Join an esteemed faculty to explore topics such as:Part 1 1. Disclosure: Michelle Mackay, Bruyer & Mackay LLP2. Brief Overview of Financial …

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$168.75 – $225.00

Financial Statements – Deeper Dive (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: November 4, 2021Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice:  $95 + GSTSuit up and learn the tools for effective financial statement analysis! Assess key issues in balance sheet accounts, consider what estimates and judgements could have manipulated the results, dive into financial statement ratios, and consider approaches to business valuation. You may also be interested …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Business Issues in Family Law – Part 2 (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: November 9, 2021Time:  12:00 PM–4:00 PMPrice: $225 + GST Business issues frequently arise in family law matters, but some family lawyers may find themselves struggling to understand them or advance their clients’ interests. Join an esteemed faculty to explore topics such as:Day 1 (Separate registration required)1. Disclosure: Michelle Mackay, Bruyer & Mackay LLP2. Brief …

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$168.75 – $225.00

Mediation of Family & Divorce Conflicts (Calgary)

Best Western Village Park Inn 1804 Crowchild Trl NW, Calgary, Alberta

About Faculty About Dates: November 15–19, 2021 Price: $1,995 + GST Venue: Best Western Village Park Inn | 1804 Crowchild Trail NW This program has limited enrollment.  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. Topics include: • 5-stage mediation model • Techniques …

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Free – $1,995.00

Family Law Appeals 2-Day Series – Webinar

About Faculty About Date: October 28, 2021 & November 18, 2021 Time:  12:30 PM – 4:00 PM Price:  $345 + GST This event is a two-day series and can only be purchased as a bundle. Please click here to access the registration page. Discuss appellate practice in family law matters. Consider procedural and substantive issues on appeals from arbitration awards, …

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Interest Based Negotiations (Edmonton)

LESA Office Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

About Faculty About Dates: November 25 – 28, 2021 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PMPrice: $1,595 + GSTVenue: LESA’s Program Space | 1401, 10088 102 Avenue NWThis program has limited enrollment.Learn about principled negotiation and how it differs from adversarial negotiation in this 4-day course. Family law issues are the context for learning and application, but this …

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Free – $1,595.00

The Winds of Change: Developments in Pension Law (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: January 12, 2022Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PMPrice:  $395 + GSTUpdate: This program will be offered online as a webinar only.Join us for a full-day program to review pension law in Alberta, including recent legislative changes. This program will explore the common pension plans in Alberta and how pension plans typically operate, including …

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$296.25 – $395.00

Understanding Domestic Violence and Coercive Control for Family Lawyers (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: January 27, 2022 Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Price:  $395 + GST Using the foundation of the Duluth Model of Power and Control, learn about the various tactics that those who cause harm use to establish a dynamic of coercive control in alignment with the definition of family violence in the Divorce …

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$296.25 – $395.00

Managing Conflict in Parenting Coordination Processes (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: February 15, 2022Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PMPrice: $95 + GSTExplore strategies for managing conflict in parenting coordination processes. Consider enforcement and compliance issues and ways that the parenting coordination process can be adapted and streamlined to reduce conflict. The skills discussed in this webinar will be useful for anyone who practices …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Child Support: Where CRA and the Courts Diverge (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: April 12, 2022Time:  12:00 PM–1:30 PM Price:  $95 + GSTExpenses allowed by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) can be added back to an individual’s income by the court if the expenses have a personal benefit. Review the Federal Child Support Guidelines and existing caselaw to gain a greater understanding of which expenses are commonly added back by …

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$71.25 – $95.00

Designing Family Law Arbitration Processes: Managing Time, Efficiency, and Cost (Webinar)

About Faculty About Date: April 26, 2022 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $95 + GST Many lawyers taking family law files to arbitration assume that hearings will be conducted as private simulacra of trials. While they certainly can, and there are files that benefit from this approach, it is possible, and often preferable that …

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$71.25 – $95.00
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