Litigation

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  • Client Relationship Essentials Program Materials

  • Co-Operation or Co-Op(t)eration: Mandatory ADR Case Law/Procedure Review and General Discussion

    $35.00

    Author: Rhoda Dobler QC

    This paper first reviews the rules and history around Alberta Rules of Court provisions for mandatory alternative dispute resolution (ADR) prior to setting a trial date. Next, it examines case law and considerations for determining when a waiver for participating in mandatory ADR may be granted under Rule 4.16(2), including a discussion of power imbalances and violence as reasons for an exception. Finally, this paper explores available options to comply with the mandatory pre-trial ADR requirements.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program in Calgary on February 19, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 25, 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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  • Collections Fundamentals (Electronic Format)

    $75.00

    Collections Fundamentals is a valuable addition to any library. It contains comprehensive information on collections law, including:

    • Preliminary considerations for collections files
    • Unsecured debts
    • Judgement enforcement
    • Remedies available to secured creditors
    • Types of security interests
    • Liens and other statutory remedies

    Please note that Collections Fundamentals is not a subscription service, and you will not receive regular updates. For inquiries regarding our subscription services, contact our office by emailing info@lesa.org or by calling 780.420.1987.

    Update: 2018

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    This version of Collections Fundamentals is provided in electronic format only. You will be shipped a USB. Once placed, your order will be processed within 3 business days and shipped to the address indicated.

    To order a hardcopy of this publication, click here.

     

    This publication is available on the LESA Library.

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  • Collections Fundamentals (Hardcopy & Electronic Format)

    $95.00

    Collections Fundamentals is a valuable addition to any library. It contains comprehensive information on collections law, including:

    • Preliminary considerations for collections files
    • Unsecured debts
    • Judgement enforcement
    • Remedies available to secured creditors
    • Types of security interests
    • Liens and other statutory remedies

    Please note that Collections Fundamentals is not a subscription service, and you will not receive regular updates. For inquiries regarding our subscription services, contact our office by emailing info@lesa.org or by calling 780.420.1987.

    Update: 2018

    View contents

    This version of Collections Fundamentals is provided in hardcopy and electronic format. You will be shipped a binder and a USB. Once placed, your order will be processed within 3 business days and shipped to the address indicated.

    To order only the electronic format of this publication, click here.

     

    This publication is available on the LESA Library.

    Click here for more information.

  • Common Contested Chambers’ Applications

    $95.00

    Updated in May 2015

    This classic work by Daniel T. Gallagher QC, revised in May 2015, contains comprehensive information for conducting common contested applications. Included is a Chambers Application checklist that walks through preparation, service, application, and post-application steps, as well as dozens of sample precedents. This paper was most recently presented at the Common Chambers’ Applications seminar held in February 2012.

    Length: 59 Pages

    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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  • Common Ethical Issues for Paralegals

    $0.00

    Author: Allan Guty

    This paper examines 4 common ethical issues addressed by Law Society Practice Advisors with respect to paralegals: trust conditions and undertakings, self-represented parties, confidentiality questions arising from moving firms, and communications with the court and courthouse staff.

    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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  • Common Objections: Trial Reference Binder

    $65.00

    This paper considers common objections that are raised at trial. Topics discussed include admissibility, leading questions, non-expert opinion evidence, scope of expert opinion evidence, prior inconsistent statements, character evidence, re-examination, and other common sources of objections. Each topic includes strategic considerations and examples of relevant authorities.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Civil Advocacy Series: Evidence seminar in Edmonton on May 2, 2017 and in Calgary on May 4, 2017.

    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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  • Commonplace, but Not Routine: Make the Most of Your Mediation

    $35.00

    Authors: Jim McCartney and Emily McCartney

    This short paper offers tips in 7 areas where counsel can take steps to maximize their client’s return on investment in the mediation process, whether they settle or not.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program in Calgary on February 19, 2020 and in Edmonton on February 25, 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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  • Compelling Production From and Questioning Non-Parties

    $55.00

    The amount of information that may be uncovered during discovery can be significantly broadened by considering records and information held by non-parties. This paper explores several tools available to counsel that may be employed to compel production for non-parties during discovery, including: Norwich orders (r 5.13); introducing evidence from another action (r 6.11(1)(f)); and undertakings to obtain records from third parties (r 5.30(1)(b)). The paper also discusses questioning non-parties under rules 5.17, 5.18, and 6.8, and considers some of the limitations on these rules illustrated by case law.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Rules of Court 2017 seminar held in Edmonton on April 6, 2017 and in Calgary on April 20, 2017.

    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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  • Complex Litigation

    $65.00

    Author: Shaun Flannigan

    This paper addresses the obligations parties have under the Rules of Court in complex litigation cases and examines some ways to manage those obligations.

    Topics include preparation and modification of a litigation plan, document production, maintaining and organizing the file, expert witnesses, judicial assistance managing the proceedings, and mediation.

    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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  • Conducting Questioning for Discovery

    $35.00

    Author: Vivian R. Stevenson QC

    This paper provides a basic, high-level overview of considerations relevant to preparing for and conducting a questioning for discovery.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Questioning program in Edmonton on November 6, 2019 and in Calgary on November 12, 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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  • Construction Issues in Insolvency Law

    $35.00

    This paper discusses some of the important issues that can arise for construction lawyers when a construction company becomes insolvent. Specifically, those lawyers must reconcile insolvency law with builders’ liens-related law and tax consequences. This paper discuses some of the issues surrounding construction company insolvency proceedings, the termination of construction contracts and creditors’ rights against constructors.

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

    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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