Litigation

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  • Tort Law Update 2011

    $45.00

    This paper was presented at the Update 2011 seminar held in May of 2011. This paper focuses on significant tort law cases in the Supreme Court of Canada and the Alberta Court of Appeal since 2009 including discussions on: (1) defamation, (2) negligence and the duty of care, (3) negligence and the standard of care, (4) negligence and breach of statute, (5) negligence and causation, (6) negligent misrepresentation, (7) malicious prosecution, (8) tort damages, (9) tort procedure, (10) fatal accidents, (11) occupiers’ liability, and (12) constitutional actions.

    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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  • Trial Preparation: Working with Experts

    $65.00

    Author: Michael Bokhaut

    This paper outlines major trial preparation steps that typically involve paralegals and identifies strategies, recommendations, and best practices for each major step.

    Discussion focuses on 4 main areas: (1) major preparatory steps regarding book of exhibits, agreed statement of facts, and preparing transcripts; (2) trial deadlines regarding trial readiness, witnesses, and e-trial; (3) best practices for working with experts; and (4) general strategies of preparing for a successful trial.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Civil Litigation for Paralegals program in Calgary on February 20, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 24, 2020.

    These materials are an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Using Experts at Trial

    $35.00

    This paper outlines what is required when using an expert at trial. The author discusses understanding the role your expert’s conclusions play in your theory of the case, getting your expert’s opinion evidence admitted at trial, preparing yourself and your expert for trial and what must be done at trial.

    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.

    This paper was presented at the Running Your First Trial seminar held in January and February 2015.

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  • Valuation of Businesses: Issues Commercial Litigators Should Know in Contentious Shareholder Exits

    $35.00

    Author: Dean Das

    This paper discusses aspects of the business valuation exercise that may underlie or create consternation amongst shareholders, particularly in situations involving exits from a business.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Shareholder Disputes program in Calgary on October 25, 2019 and in Edmonton on October 29, 2019.

    These materials are an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an email 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).

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  • When is a Disbursement for an Expert Report Reasonable?

    $45.00

    This paper looks at the strategic selection of experts so as to maximize the likelihood of recovering the disbursement paid for the expert services. The author reviews the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision Meehan v. Holt and speculates about the state of the law. He identifies several factors for counsel to consider before retaining an expert, such as think carefully about whether you really need an expert, avoid duplicity of experts, carefully instruct your expert, and obtain detailed bills and accounts. Ultimately, he concludes that although it is wise to be cautious when incurring expenditures, the best option is to keep open the lines of communications .

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Personal Injury and Insurance Update seminar held in May 2012.

    Length: 15 Pages

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  • Working with Owners of Large Construction Projects: Tips and Strategies for Successful Outcomes

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    This author, representing a major pipeline company, discusses some of the issues that arise during construction contract negotiations and dispute resolution from the perspective of owners of large construction projects. The author specifically addresses those issues that arise during contract performance, including the release of holdback bonds, satisfying the math element of substantial performance, and getting help from owners in dealing with defaulting contractors.

    This paper was presented at LESA’s Construction Law program offered in February 2015.

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    Written Advocacy – Preparing Persuasive Documents (Seminar on Demand)

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    $195.00

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    Learn how to communicate more effectively by writing accessible, understandable, and persuasive documents. At its core, effective writing requires you to write for your audience, not for yourself. This seminar on demand will explain what this means and how to do it.

    The tips and tricks offered in these two online videos and course materials apply to any form of legal writing: drafting affidavits, statements of claim, mediation briefs, client reporting letters, and more.

    One sneak preview tip – organization and visual presentation are critical. Use bullets, headings, and charts, to organize your document and to help the reader more quickly and easily follow your argument.

     

    <strong>Running Time:</strong> 2 hours, 30 minutes
    <strong>Date:</strong> September 2014

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    <em>Login credentials will be emailed to you within 2–3 business days after purchase.</em>

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