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Questioning (Calgary)

November 12, 2019 | 9:00 am4:30 pm

$296.25 – $445.00

Review the scope of questioning, including, creating a useful record and presenting it in chambers, read-ins, examining non-parties, dealing with difficult counsel and witnesses, making the most of admissions, preparing your witness for questioning, creating a record for summary judgment, and more.

This program is also offered in Edmonton.

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Success in Chambers

Master A.R. Robertson QC

Receive an overview of creating a useful record and presenting it in chambers.

Conducting the Questioning 

Vivian R. Stevenson QC

Review the basics, including:

  • examining non- parties,
  • how do deal with difficult counsel and witnesses,
  • your legal and professional obligations, and
  • advancing and addressing objections.

Creating & Using Read-Ins for   Trial & in Alternative Dispute Resolution  

Jeffrey B. Champion QC

Engage in a review of the Rules as well as the available options and strategies to make the most of admissions obtained at questioning.

Preparing Yourself and Your Witness 

Joseph V. Miller QC

Consider ways to approach your preparation for an effective and efficient questioning. Discuss how to prepare your witness, including your professional and legal obligations.

The Role of Questioning in the Summary Judgment & Summary Trial Environment 

Donna C. Purcell QC

Discuss creating a record for the summary judgment processes. Explore the choice between questioning on affidavits and for discovery, including the advantages and disadvantages. Consider the use of Rule 6.8 to question witnesses.

*NOTE: This schedule is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change. Program registrants will receive confirmation prior to the scheduled event that notes specific presentation times and speaking orders.


Early Bird Price: $395 + GST (Register on or before September 24, 2019)
Regular Price: $445 + GST

NOTE: The materials for this program will be provided in electronic format.

LESA offers the following discounts:

D125 – 25% off for living more than 125 km (one way) from the nearest program site.
D250 – 50% off for living more than 250 km (one way) from the nearest program site.
Enter coupon code D125 or D250 during checkout if applicable.


November 12, 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
$296.25 – $445.00
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The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre
1000 Glenmore Court SE
Calgary, Alberta T2C 2E6 Canada
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