Litigation

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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).

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Discussion of Mediation, JDRs and Arbitration

    $55.00

    This paper discusses the various options available to counsel when considering how to resolve a client’s dispute. It reviews the framework for mediation and judicial dispute resolution [JDR] in Alberta, and discusses considerations for selecting one dispute resolution tool over another. It also provides an overview of the civil mediation process in Provincial Court, and the arbitration process under the Arbitration Act.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher in Lake Louise from May 7–9th, 2017.

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  • An Overview of Debtor-in-Possession Restructuring

    $35.00

    This paper provides a point-form overview of debtor-in-possession restructuring. It highlights the process for obtaining plans of arrangements under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, RSC 1985, c C-36, and for proposals under Division I of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, RSC 1985, c B-3.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Fundamentals in Calgary on October 17, 2017 and in Edmonton on October 24, 2017.

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  • An Overview of Provincial Court Civil Matters from an Administrator’s Perspective

    $35.00

    Authors: Marilyn Clisdell and Edson Cruz

    This short synopsis provides an administrator’s perspective and high-level overview of Provincial Court processes and considerations. Topics include forms, access to duty counsel, filing a civil claim, various resolution tracks, the role of the mediation office, chambers applications, and payment hearings.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Provincial Court Civil Practice program in Calgary on January 24, 2020 and in Edmonton on January 31, 2020.

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  • Annotated Builders’ Lien Act

    $65.00

    As the name suggests, this paper represents an annotation of the Builders’ Lien Act, including relevant case names and citations and helpful suggestions and commentary for anyone implementing the Act.

    As an added bonus, these short papers are also included:
    • Trust Elements in the Builders’ Lien Acts of Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C.
    • Prevenient Arrangements and Master Service Agreements,
    • Priority and the Builders’ Lien Act, and
    • The Public Works Act.

    Also included are these precedents: Certificate of Lis Pendens, Section 15 Notice, Originating Application and draft Order made under s. 48 of the Act.

    These papers were presented as part of LESA’s Builders’ Liens seminar, held in March, 2015.

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  • Anton Piller Orders

    $25.00

    Anton Piller orders may be obtained ex parte to protect evidence from being altered or destroyed. This paper reviews a recent Alberta decision on Anton Piller orders and highlights some key points from the decision. It also provides practical tips for seeking an Anton Piller order.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Civil Advocacy Series: Getting at the Facts program in Red Deer on April 26, 2019.

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  • Appellate Advocacy Program Materials

    Appellate advocacy presents unique challenges and requires a different set of skills than those needed by trial counsel. Engage in various aspects of the art of advocacy.

  • Appellate Practice Points: Applications Before a Panel, Costs, and Judicial Dispute Resolution

    $45.00

    This paper addresses three practice points related to appeals. First, it discusses bringing applications before a panel of judges.  Next, it considers costs on appeal.  Finally, it addresses judicial dispute resolution for appeals.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Appellate Advocacy program in Calgary on October 12, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 2, 2018.

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  • Arbitrations and Mediations

    $35.00

    This paper summarizes the principles and practices relating to both arbitration and mediation in the construction law context.

    A sample mediation agreement is attached.

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

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  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency – When Should a Party Seek Advice from a Licensed Insolvency Trustee?

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    This paper discusses considerations for parties in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. It reviews key provisions under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, RSC 1985, c B-3 [BIA] and highlights 4 common bankruptcy options available under the BIA: summary administration, ordinary administration, division one proposals, and division two proposals (consumer proposals).

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 7th Annual Law & Practice Update in Edmonton on October 20–21, 2017.

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  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Fundamentals Program Materials

    This program reviews fundamental principles and practices in bankruptcy and insolvency law. It explores enforcement and protection mechanisms, examines practical strategies for advising clients, provides tips for working with trustees, and discusses mechanisms to maximize recovery in bankruptcy or insolvency matters.

  • Brain Injury and Residual Employability

    $45.00

    The author of this paper, a clinical psychologist, discusses the different types of brain injuries and the various disabilities associated with each type and severity of injury. He also considers the importance of co-morbidity issues and the different information likely to be obtained through a vocational assessment versus a neuropsychological assessment. He concludes by noting the significance of vocational assessments and knowledge about residual disability in assessing the future employability of a person who has suffered a brain injury.

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

    Length: 13 Pages

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