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  • 50th Annual Refresher – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focuses on practice excellence. This program provides substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, transactions, and wills and estates, and includes tips to strengthen your practice.

  • 50th Annual Refresher: Civil Litigation Sessions – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    This package contains audio recordings and program materials from the civil litigation sessions held at the 50th Annual Refresher. Listen to presenters and panel members discuss a range of topics relevant to civil litigation practitioners, and follow along with their papers and presentation materials.

    This civil litigation package includes audio recordings and program materials from the following sessions:

    • “Sharpening the Saw”: Improvement in Legal Skills Through Continuing Legal Education — Sandra J. Weber & Hollick Chipman
    • “After-the-Event Insurance”: Boon or Burden to Modern Litigants? — Ian Hu
    • Effective and Competent Legal Project Management — Joseph V. Miller QC & Kristian A. Duff
    • Mastering Alternative Dispute Resolution Opportunities — Hon. Justice B.A. Browne, Robert G. McBean QC, & Marney L. Lutz

    These materials are part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher: Practice Excellence held in Lake Louise from May 7–9, 2017.

    These documents are electronic products in Adobe PDF format and MP3 format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download these products.    

  • Advocacy and Dispute Resolution

    $45.00

    Acknowledging the popularity of ADR, this author suggests that resolution under these processes can be hindered by a lack of advocacy in the dispute resolution. She offers some tips and traps for the lawyer participating in ADR to ensure the most favourable results. Details include: choosing the most appropriate form of ADR, preparing written materials, preparing the client, and conducting oneself at the ADR proceeding itself.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available for individual purchase

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems: An In-House Counsel’s Perspective

    $45.00

    This author focusses on the role of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) within organizations. After looking at the elements of an ADR system, she moves on to what an ADR looks like within an organization, providing practical advice for both in-house and outside counsel. In addition to a thorough bibliography, the author also provides useful visuals such as a concern handling workflow chart and a sample tracking report.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Class Actions

    $45.00

    This paper provides a non-comprehensive list of categories of class action law suits that have been filed against the government with varying success. Other topics of discussion include the perils of suing the government, alternative remedies and preferable procedures, and settlement issues. Attached is an examination of the most recent SCC and Alberta decisions and developments in class action law. This paper was originally produced for Western Canadian Class Actions Conference2013 (Continuing Legal Education Society of BC: January, 2013)

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Dispute Resolution – Mediation, The Fusion of Reason and Abstraction

    $45.00

    This paper reviews some of the fundamental concepts of mediation before offering ideas, observations, and analysis aimed at advancing the mediation cause in a positive direction. Grounding his discussion in a fusion of theory and practice, the author introduces useful and progressive articles and books on the subject of mediation. Some of the many topics covered include psychological considerations in dispute context, autonomy/self-determination, theory versus practice, and preparation for advocacy.

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    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Getting it Done: A Creative Approach to Concluding Conflict

    $45.00

    This paper offers very practical tips, strategies, and techniques for lawyers looking to think outside the box during litigation, specifically suggesting measures geared toward hastening file resolution. Topics include these: Helping a client through the process without getting bogged down, file management that moves things along, and taking steps quickly , for instance scheduling an ADR prior to questioning, dealing with the sequelae of questioning immediately after it ends, and the fastest way to handle undertakings.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Keeping on Track

    $45.00

    This paper examines the Rules of Court as the tool for keeping things on track. Specifically, the author examines the Rules involving litigation management generally, litigation plans, issues in joint responsibility for litigation management, summary trials and summary judgments, using notices to admit and questioning a witness in a summary proceeding.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Litigation Privilege in the Information Age

    $45.00

    Is litigation privilege afforded to “ingathered documents” like information gathered from social media sources? After raising this and other questions regarding litigation privilege, unprivileged original documents, and privacy issues, this author discusses how the litigation privilege issue might be approached by Alberta lawyers today and in the future. First, she provides a refresher of the basic principles of privilege in general and litigation privilege in particular. Next, she summarizes the leading Canadian cases dealing specifically with the application of litigation privilege to copies or collections of otherwise unprivileged documents. Last, the author makes suggestions for resolving this question in future.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Moving Forward: Understanding and Overcoming Litigation Delay

    $45.00

    Recognizing that a lawyer’s reputation can be affected by his or her timeliness in responding to others and in his or her file management practices, this paper identifies common reasons why litigation files often grind to a standstill. The author goes on to provide suggestions for preventing such a standstill. Some of the topics covered include client management, psychological considerations, dealing with non-responsive counsel, settlement overtures, and dealing with incivility. Relevant Code of Conduct excerpts are attached.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Navigating Through the Access Web

    $45.00

    This paper focuses on the access to information provisions under the FOIP Act, HIA, and PIPA. Written concisely and organized into comprehensive tables, the author examines questions like these, answered according to the legislation involved: “What are my access rights?”, “How will I know what fees will be charged?”, “What is the review process?” and “Can I be excused from paying the fees?” Other details include the role and mandate of the Commissioner, the nuts and bolts of the review process and third party rights in access to information.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Oral Argument in the Court of Appeal of Alberta

    $45.00

    As Binnie J once said, the difference between a factum and an oral argument is that the factum gives a lawyer a crack at the court, but an oral argument gives the judges a crack at the lawyer. This paper discusses important issues for anyone preparing for an oral argument before the Court of Appeal. Details include: how to properly prepare for oral argument, making a good delivery, including tips on making the best points first, when and how to answer questions from the court, and handling any hypothetical questions and analogies.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Requesting Records from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

    $45.00

    This paper addresses the process for requesting records from the RCMP in the context of motor vehicle accident litigation where the RCMP is not a named party. Essentially, this paper represents a general overview of the current practices of the Business & Regulatory and Public Security, Deference and Immigration sections in the Edmonton office for the Prairie Region of the Department of Justice. Draft form of consent order for disclosure attached.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • What is the Difference between a Case Management Officer (Court of Appeal) and Case Management Couns

    $45.00

    This paper provides a very concise and detailed comparison of the mandate and duties of the case management officer and case management counsel. Details include what a case management officer can do for you and the top tips for successfully navigating Court of Appeal procedure.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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