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Plan your CPD with LESA’s Fall Programs

It’s that time of year again! LESA is dedicated to supporting you in your continuing professional development and we are pleased to announce our line-up of fall 2020 programs. New titles are continually added with programs in a variety of practice areas. Click the image above for our online programs calendar, or scroll below for a list of upcoming programs.

Click on the links for more details and to register.

Re-thinking Advance Medical Care Planning: The Evolving Collaboration Between Doctors and Lawyers

Date: September 24, 2020 | Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Price: $89 + GST | Presenter: Dr. Daren K. Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University and critical care doctor, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Dealing with Difficult Conversations

Date: September 30, 2020 | Time: 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Price: $195 + GST | Presenter: Karmen Masson, LL.B., CEC

Estate Planning Fundamentals

Date: October 16, 2020 | Time: 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Price: $195 + GST | Presenters: Gordon P. VanderLeek, VanderLeek Law and Carolyn MillsVanderLeek Law

Commercial Real Estate: Leasing

Date: October 23, 2020 | Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Price:  $445 + GST | Save $90 when combined with Residential Real Estate: Avoiding Problems that Lead to Conflict & Liability
Location:  Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta

Chair: Bianca Kratt, Parlee McLaws LLP  | Presenters: Brittany Earl, Duncan Craig LLP; Sharon Ohayon, Witten LLP; Salima Shivji, Dentons Canada LLP; and Stephanie A. Wanke, Thomson Reuters 

To ensure physical distancing space is limited. Register early to secure your spot!

Residential Real Estate: Avoiding Problems that Lead to Conflict & Liability

Date: October 24, 2020 | Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Price:  $445 + GST | Save $90 when combined with Commercial Real Estate: Leasing. Discount will automatically apply when qualifying items are in your cart.
Location:  Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta

Chair: Jeffrey V. Kahane, Kahane Law Office | Presenters: Elizabeth Aspinall, Law Society of Alberta; Mae L. Chow, Duncan Craig LLP; Al Golemme, MFA, FPBA, Concept Professional Group Inc.; and Kyle MacLeod, Alberta Lawyers Indemnity Association

To ensure physical distancing space is limited. Register early to secure your spot!

Rules of Court 2020 Part 1

Date: November 4, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Rules of Court Part 2 – Webinar 

Chair: Darren J. Reed, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP | Presenters: Gunnar Benediktsson, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP; Kelly Osaka, Dentons Canada LLP; and Cassandra Sutter, Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP

Rules of Court 2020 Part 2

Date: November 5, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Price:  $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Rules of Court Part 1 – Webinar)

Chair: Darren J. Reed, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP | Presenters: Justice Robert A. Graesser, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta; Justice Michele H. Hollins, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta; and Ryan P. Krushelnitzky, Field LLP

Estate Planning Considerations Part 1: Before Death

Date: November 17, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Price:  $125 + GST | Save $55 when combined with Estate Planning Considerations Part 2: After Death. Discount will automatically apply when qualifying items are in your cart.

This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. More details coming soon.

Effective Oral Advocacy from Remote

Date: November 18, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Price:  $95 + GST | Presenter: Justice Robert A. Graesser, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

To See or Not to See: The Impact of Without Prejudice Offers to Settle on Future Costs Awards

Date: November 19, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Price:  $95 + GST | Presenter: Alexander Yiu, Ackroyd LLP

Family Law Update Part 1: Parenting and Children

Date: November 20, 2020 | Time: 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Price: $195 + GST | Save $45 when combined with Family Law Update Part 2: Financial Affairs

Chair: Wendy A. Young, Emery Jamieson LLP | Presenters: Ryan D. Anderson QC, Huckvale LLP; Melani Carefoot, MSW, RSW, Positive Choices Counselling; and Jocelyn E. Innes, Innes Law

Estate Planning Considerations Part 2: After Death

Date: November 24, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Price:  $125 + GST | Save $55 when combined with Estate Planning Considerations Part 1: Before Death. Discount will automatically apply when qualifying items are in your cart.)

This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. More details coming soon.

Family Law Update Part 2: Financial Affairs

Date: November 27, 2020 | Time: 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
Price: $195 + GST | Save $45 when combined with Family Law Update Part 1: Parenting and Children

Chair: Wendy A. Young, Emery Jamieson LLP | Presenters: Chandra L. Flett, Chandra L. Flett Professional Corporation; Bryan P. Maruyama, Parlee McLaws LLP; and Rachel Woynorowski, Daunais McKay + Harms

Preventing Fraud and Disputes in Contracts and Agreements

Date: December 1, 2020 | Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Price:  $125 + GST

This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. More details coming soon.

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

Date: December 7, 2020 | Time:12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Price: $125 + GST | Presenter: John E.S. Poyser, The Wealth & Estate Law Group

Criminal Law Fundamentals

Date: December 8, 2020 | Time: 1:00 PM–4:30 PM
Price: $195 + GST

Chair: Justice R. Paul Belzil, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta | Presenters: Justice Susan E. Richardson, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta; Judge A.J. Brown, Provincial Court of Alberta; and Edmond J. O’Neill, Aloneissi O’Neill Hurley O’Keeffe Millsap