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  • 50th Annual Refresher Program Materials

    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.    

  • 50th Annual Refresher: Family Law Sessions – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

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

    This family law package includes audio recordings and program materials from the following sessions:

    • Do Family Lawyers Have Ethical Obligations to the Children of Their Clients? — Nicholas Bala & Patricia M. Hébert QC
    • Separation and Divorce Later in Life — John-Paul E. Boyd
    • Jurisdictional Issues in Custody Matters — Krysta H. Ostwald
    • Old Dogs, New Tricks — Deni Cashin

    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.  

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

    $195.00

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

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

    • Reviewing and Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements – Tips and Traps — Matt Anderson
    • Risky Business: A Look at the Allocation of Risk in Commercial Transactions — Carolyn A. Wright
    • Purchase Price Adjustments in Share and Asset Transactions — William K. Jenkins
    • Implications and Applications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s New Principle of Good Faith and Duty of Honesty in Contractual Performance — Prof. Shannon O’Byrne & Leanne C. Krawchuk

    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.

     

  • 50th Annual Refresher: Wills and Estates Sessions – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

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

    This wills and estates package includes audio recordings and program materials from the following sessions:

    • Boilerplate Clauses in Wills: Faithful Friends or Vague Verbiage — Shel Laven
    • The Story of “Emma” and “Isabella”: The Litigious Embryos and Other Tales — Nancy L. Golding QC
    • Do You and Your Client Each Have What It Takes? — Helen R. Ward
    • Restrictions on Testamentary Freedom — Malcom F. Pritchard

    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.  

  • 51st Annual Refresher: Business Program Materials

    The 51st Annual Refresher contained comprehensive information for the business law practitioner. It discussed substantive legal developments and issues across a range of corporate, commercial, and business law topics, and provided tips and strategies for both litigators and solicitors practicing in the area of business law.

  • 52nd Annual Refresher: Family Law (Program Materials)

    Materials from the 52nd Annual Refresher cover a wide variety of family law topics, including court practices and upcoming changes, legislative changes with the Family Statutes Amendment Act and Bill C-78, arbitration, as well as considerations related to death and divorce issues. Some materials also take a multi-disciplinary approach to discuss the intersection of family law issues with considerations in other areas such as corporate law, estate matters, criminal law, and immigration law.

  • 6 Lingering Misconceptions About Bill 6

    $45.00

    This paper addresses the top 6 lingering misconceptions about Bill 6: The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act. It provides practical information for practitioners when discussing with clients the impact of Bill 6 on farming and ranching operations, particularly with respect to occupational health and safety requirements and concerns.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Rural Property Issues for Alberta Lawyers seminar in Red Deer on June 2, 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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  • 6th Annual Law & Practice Update Program Materials

    Get updates in various areas of the law, including Wills & Estates, Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Family, and Real Estate. Registration includes 2 days of practical information you can implement immediately, over $500 in discounts towards LESA programs and resources, and an exhibitor trade show.

  • 7th Annual Law & Practice Update Program Materials

    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.

  • 8 Clauses That You Should Consider Before [Your Client] Dies

    $45.00

    This paper reviews 8 clauses that aren’t commonly found in Alberta wills, but that should be considered during estate planning discussions and drafting. The estate planning provisions discussed include: digital assets; evidence of inability to act; definition of grandchild; personal property; advances; joint assets; statement of intention; and real property interests.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Drafting Wills and Trusts seminar held in Edmonton on February 28, 2017 and in Calgary on March 7, 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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  • 8 Things Killing Your Law Firm and How to Stop Them

    $45.00

    This paper introduces the concept of Lean Six Sigma, which is a common sense approach to continuous improvement. Under the Lean Six Sigma framework, the paper discusses the following 8 specific wastes commonly encountered in law practices that hurt efficiency and quality: defects, overproduction, waiting, non-utilized talent, transportation, inventory, motion, and extra processing. The paper then provides strategies for identifying and eliminating these wastes from the practice of law.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Tech Solutions for Busy Law Practices program in Edmonton on September 18, 2018 and in Calgary on September 19, 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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