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  • “The Vineyard Revitalisation” – Client Discovery, Counselling, and Goal Implementation

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    This paper provides a “Vineyard Revitalisation” scenario, written with the goal of discussing how practitioners may apply various techniques to common scenarios in litigation matters. It discusses guiding principles relating to client discovery, client counselling, and goal implementation strategies.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Managing a Litigation Practice seminar held in Edmonton on November 24, 2016 and in Calgary on December 1, 2016.

    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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  • 33 Ways to Prove a Fact in Court of Queen’s Bench

    $35.00
    This paper focuses on the many ways of proving facts in court.  It summarizes those ways, providing details on using each, for instance:  by consent, through live testimony, by affidavit, through transcripts of questioning or written questions, and by other means. It then provides guidance on choosing a proper method of proof based on one’s goals and considerations.
    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 as part of LESA’s Evidence Law Refresher in November and December 2014.
    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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  • 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 Program Materials

    $0.00$195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focused on practice excellence. This program provided substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, real estate, business, and wills and estates, and included 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.    

  • 7th Annual Law & Practice Update Program Materials

    $0.00$55.00

    This 2-day program provides updates on a full spectrum of substantive law and practice management topics tailored to solo and small firm practitioners. It covers a range of subjects in multiple areas of law, including wills and estates, business, real estate, family law, and more.

  • A Comprehensive Update on the Minor Injury Regulation

    $45.00

    In this paper, the author discusses the impact of the recent decision of Sparrowhawk v Zapoltinsky, 2012 ABQB 34 [Sparrowhawk] on minor injury claims. He suggests that while Sparrowhawk is regarded as a groundbreaking decision for plaintiff’s counsel, it is seen as merely persuasive but non-binding from the perspective of defendant’s counsel. The author also discusses the issue of videotaping certified medical examinations and provides an update on quantum. A must-read resource if you have questions about the minor injury cap.

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

    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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  • A Gallimaufry of Basics

    $45.00

    This paper provides an in-depth discussion of four basic concepts related to preparing for and appearing at your first trial: how to develop a theory and theme for your case, the basic evidentiary principles that apply when proving your case, the order of events at trial, and proper courtroom etiquette.

    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.

    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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  • A User’s Guide to Injunctions & Related Remedies in Alberta

    $45.00

    While injunctions have long been part of the judicial arsenal, in more recent years several new forms of injunctions have been developed by the Courts. This paper reviews injunctions as an equitable remedy, highlighting Mareva injunctions, Mills Injunctions, s. 17 of the Civil Enforcement Act, and preservation orders. Also learn about other extraordinary remedies – such as Norwich Orders and Anton Piller Orders – that have developed in conjunction with injunctive relief.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Common Chambers’ Applications seminar held in February 2012.

    Length: 23 Pages

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  • Access Granted – Rule 7.3 Applications in Alberta

    $45.00
    This paper discusses the effect of the recent Supreme Court of Canada case of Hryniak v Mauldin, which revamped the test for summary judgment in Alberta. The authors provides a detailed analysis of how the case, which interprets an Ontario procedural rule, has been interpreted and applied by the Alberta courts.
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Law and Practice Update in November, 2015.
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  • Access to Justice for Corporate Litigants: Embracing Change – Procedural and Technological Innovation in the Court and in Arbitral Institutions

    $65.00

    This paper focuses on best practices for managing commercial litigation and arbitration in order to achieve a fair, timely, and cost-effective process. It discusses strategies to maximize technology in resolving disputes, such as technology assisted review, e-filing, paperless hearings, remote appearances, and more. It also discusses case management, including the markers of effective case management and the one judge model.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 51st Annual Refresher: Business program in Lake Louise from May 6–8, 2018.

    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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  • Adverse Inferences

    $35.00
    In this paper, the authors present a practical guide to the law of adverse inference associated with a failure to call evidence.  They begin by relating the common law rule and then focus on how that rule is currently applied, citing case law.
    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 as part of LESA’s Evidence Law Refresher in November and December 2014.
    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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  • Alberta Builders’ Lien Procedures Guide

    $55.00
    Originally prepared in 2012, this paper describes the procedures behind the builders’ lien, beginning with the question of entitlement to a lien and working through these issues:  time to register a lien, what lands can be liened, the registration process, mineral liens, preserving a lien, enforcing a lien, the holdback and the lien fund, certificates of substantial performance, lien removal, and common pitfalls.
    This paper was presented as part of LESA’s Builders’ Liens seminar, held in March, 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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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes

    $45.00

    This paper was presented at the Update 2011 seminar held in May of 2011. The paper provides an overview of dispute resolutions processes including private mediation, court annexed mediation, judicial dispute resolution and use of the waiver rule in the Rules of Court. A cost/benefit analysis of dispute resolution and alternatives are also discussed.

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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.

    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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  • 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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