MEP: A Primer for Legal Support Staff (Webinar)

About Faculty About The Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) is an administrative program that operates within the Alberta Ministry of Justice. This webinar examines key considerations for family law files that […]

$95.00

Child Protection Issues in Family Law Matters (Livestream)

About Faculty About Explore how to navigate parenting or divorce matters when Child and Family Services  (sometimes unexpectedly) becomes involved. This program will help you to (1) navigate the initial […]

$393.75 – $525.00

RPRs: What Legal Support Staff Need to Know (Webinar)

AboutFaculty From the perspective of land surveyors, this webinar will examine issues that frequently arise with surveys in residential real estate transactions and real property reports. Looking at real life […]

$95.00

Preparing Law Firms for Upcoming Transitions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty We are in the middle of an enormous transition from first to second-generation law firms, and the biggest lawyer retirement bubble we will see in our lifetime.  Meanwhile, the industry faces enormous challenges in finding and keeping great lawyers and staff, the decline in lawyer billable hours, a desire for more remote work and […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Resolving Damages Outside of Court Proceedings (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Civil disputes are commonly resolved through mediation, negotiation, or arbitration. This webinar will discuss changes to the landscape of alternative dispute resolution, such as technological advancements, and the increased use of ADR methods instead of trials. This webinar will further explore alternatives to trial and the various aspects relating to these alternatives, including: Collaborative […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Drafting Effective Contracts (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Many lawyers tend to rely on precedents when drafting contracts. Yet, a precedent often contains vagueness and ambiguity, even when lawyers tune and tweak it for specific situations. It […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Intersection of Mental Health and Criminal Law (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Given the prevalence of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system, it is important for criminal law practitioners to understand the interaction between mental health and criminal law and how to effectively advocate for mental health rights. This webinar will explore topics including: Criminal Code provisions and key case law governing fitness to […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Practice Foundations: Tips for Effective Practice Management (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Understanding how to act efficiently while complying with ethical requirements is an important aspect of a successful law practice. This webinar examines best practices, procedures, and tips for key areas of practice management including file management, time management, communication, and billing. While all lawyers may benefit from attending this webinar, it is geared towards […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Wills & EPAs – Commonly Occurring Issues (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the livestream session. This program is also being offered as an in-person program in Edmonton. Certain issues regularly come up when dealing with wills and powers of attorney. This program will hit 25 of those issues with advice or comments on each and references to resources for further […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Wills & EPAs – Commonly Occurring Issues (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFaculty Extended early bird pricing for in-person registration! This is the registration page for the in-person program in Edmonton. This program is also being offered online via livestream. Certain issues regularly come up when dealing with wills and powers of attorney. This program will hit 25 of those issues with advice or comments on each […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Practice Foundations: Western Conveyancing Protocol (Webinar)

AboutFaculty As the common closing method in residential real estate transactions in Alberta, it is imperative that lawyers (acting for buyers and/or sellers) have a solid understanding of the Western […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Practice Foundations: Cross-Examinations (Calgary)

Holiday Inn & Suites Calgary South - Conference Centre 8360 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

About Faculty Accommodations About This is the registration page for Practice Foundations: Cross-Examinations in Calgary. This program is also being offered in Edmonton. Understanding and mastering the art of cross-examination is critical in any trial setting. This program will address foundational theory and explore practical applications. Topics include: the theory of cross-examination within the adversarial […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Practice Foundations: Judicial Reviews (Livestream)

AboutFaculty Focusing on the early years of practice, this program will explore the law of judicial review. It will also delve into mechanics and procedure, including statutory and common law requirements. Topics include: The mechanics of a judicial review application and best practices in conducting a judicial review before the court Statutory appeals vs. judicial […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Practice Foundations: Cross-Examinations (Edmonton)

Sandman Signature Edmonton Downtown Hotel (formerly Sutton Place Hotel) 10235 101 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

About Faculty About This is the registration page for Practice Foundations: Cross-Examinations in Edmonton. This program is also being offered in Calgary. Understanding and mastering the art of cross-examination is critical in any trial setting. This program will address foundational theory and explore practical applications. Topics include: the theory of cross-examination within the adversarial advocacy […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Running an Effective Family Law Practice (Livestream)

About Faculty Agenda About This is the livestream registration page for Running an Effective Family Law Practice. This program is also being offered in Edmonton. Family law lawyers face unique challenges helping clients navigate stressful and emotional life events. Learn the processes, forms, and techniques used by seasoned family law practitioners in this engaging full-day […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Running an Effective Family Law Practice (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

About Faculty Agenda About This is the registration page for Running an Effective Family Law Practice (Edmonton). This program is also being offered online via livestream. Family law lawyers face unique challenges helping clients navigate stressful and emotional life events.   Learn the processes, forms, and techniques used by seasoned family law practitioners in this engaging full-day training. […]

$393.75 – $525.00

A Year in Review: Judicial Treatment of the New Trustee Act (Webinar)

AboutFaculty This year-in-review webinar will canvas the judicial and legislative treatment of the amended Trustee Act. Topics include: Additional amendments to the Trustee Act Recent amendments to the Estate Administration Act relating to duties of trustees Recent amendments to The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Regulation How the courts, counsel, and litigants have interpreted and applied the […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Commercial Real Estate for Legal Support Staff (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFacultySponsors Extended early bird pricing for in-person registration! This is the registration page for the in-person program in Edmonton. This program is also being offered online via livestream. Legal support […]

$445.00

Effective Legal Support: Hot Topics in Civil Litigation (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Due to the dynamic nature of civil litigation matters, the role of legal support staff can be challenging. This webinar will examine current topics of interest in navigating these challenges: An overview of the King’s Bench Filing Digital Service Current available services with the Filing Digital Service, including a comparison between Edmonton and Calgary […]

$95.00

Pre-Transaction Considerations in M&A Transactions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty The pre-transactions phase of M&A transactions is an important aspect within the M&A planning process. This webinar will explore key pre-transaction considerations for lawyers, including: Transaction structuring Valuation Preliminary tax considerations Public and private companies Preliminary contractual arrangements Multiple shareholders Working with outside advisors __ *Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Residential Real Estate Purchase Contracts (Livestream)

AboutFaculty Understanding the various provisions in the standard form residential real estate purchase contract is vital for real estate lawyers. This program will delve into the contract, examining it clause […]

$333.75 – $445.00

Tech Tips for Legal Support Staff (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Designed specifically for legal support staff across a variety of practice areas, this webinar aims to elevate your digital skills, fostering efficiency and adaptability in today’s paperless legal environment. […]

$95.00

Spousal and Child Support (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This program is only offered online via livestream. Child support and spousal support are at the heart of many family law matters. This program will review key cases, consider the support guidelines, explore common pitfalls, and identify strategies to address those pitfalls. Topics include: Disclosure Spousal support: entitlement, quantum, duration Child support for adult […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Due Diligence in M&A Transactions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty The due diligence process in an M&A transaction helps to ensure clients are making well-informed decisions. As a lawyer, it is critical to understand the due diligence process in order to best advise clients. This webinar will examine essential aspects of due diligence, including: Due diligence planning Data rooms Public searches Due diligence issues […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Effective Legal Writing Skills (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Written communication is integral to the practice of law. The ability to produce well-written legal documents will greatly benefit your practice. This webinar will provide strategies and best practices […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Running Your First Regulatory Hearing (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Timely and comprehensive preparation is key to running a successful regulatory hearing. Regulatory tribunals play an important role in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, conducting investigations, issuing various permits and approvals, and adjudicating disputes. This webinar will examine key topics for lawyers to consider when engaged in regulatory litigation matters, including: Nature and scope […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Aligning Practice to Reality: Understanding Advance Care Planning (Webinar)

AboutFaculty As part of their clients’ estate planning, lawyers often provide advice related to advance care planning. Yet, the intersecting roles of lawyers and health care providers in this area creates uncertainty. What happens with your clients’ personal directives (PDs) in health care settings? How can you optimize the likelihood that their wishes will be […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Common Issues in M&A Transactions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty This webinar will explore common issues in M&A transactions, with topics including: Representations and warranties insurance Preclosing restructuring Regulatory considerations Financing / vendor takeback Foreign investment / competition Partial ownership Buying with shares __ *Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. Prices are subject to GST.  If multiple lawyers or staff members […]

$71.25 – $95.00

The Next Level: Elevating Your Practice in Estate Litigation (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFacultySponsor This is the in-person registration page for The Next Level: Elevating Your Practice in Estate Litigation in Edmonton. We are also offering this program as a livestream program The nature of family dynamics and relationships affects estate litigation in ways that differ from other litigation matters. This program will delve into some of the […]

$393.75 – $525.00

The Next Level: Elevating Your Practice in Estate Litigation (Livestream)

AboutFacultySponsor This is the livestream registration page for The Next Level: Elevating Your Practice in Estate Litigation. If you would like to purchase an in-person ticket to this program, please navigate to the registration page for Edmonton. The nature of family dynamics and relationships affects estate litigation in ways that differ from other litigation matters. […]

$393.75 – $525.00

LESA’s Corporate/Commercial Refresher: Transactions and Litigation (Lake Louise)

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

AboutFacultyAgendaNegotiationAccommodationsSponsors Did you miss the chance to register? Contact us at [email protected] to inquire about available space and program registration. Join us in the mountains this spring at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for several days of learning and networking. This conference includes topics for both solicitors and litigators whether you practice at a firm, […]

$2,045.00

Desk Divorces for Legal Support Staff (Webinar)

AboutFaculty From the perspective of a family law practitioner, a family law paralegal, and Judicial Clerks from the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, this webinar will explore the fundamentals of desk divorces for legal support staff. Topics include a practical guide for effectively completing and filing the required divorce forms (for divorces with, and […]

$95.00

Corporate Tax Structuring 101 (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Helping your business clients navigate the Tax on Split Income (TOSI) rules can be complicated. Using examples, this webinar will discuss the 2017 amendments to TOSI rules and implications for clients and their legal advisers. It will also address ways that entrepreneurs can distribute profits and remain compliant with the Income Tax Act. __ […]

$25.00 – $95.00

Advanced Family Property (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the in-person program in Edmonton. This program is also being offered online via livestream. Breaking Up Bad, and How Not to Break Up Bad Tapping into the extensive experience of the faculty, this broad-spectrum program will touch on issues that lawyers encounter when dealing with family property matters. […]

$525.00

Advanced Family Property (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the livestream session. This program is also being offered as an in-person program in Edmonton. Breaking Up Bad, and How Not to Break Up Bad Tapping into the extensive experience of the faculty, this broad-spectrum program will touch on issues that lawyers encounter when dealing with family property […]

$525.00

Practice Foundations: Adult Guardianships and Trusteeships (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the livestream session. This program is also being offered as an in-person program in Edmonton. More and more, people are losing capacity without doing estate planning, precipitating the need for guardianship and trusteeship for their affairs to be managed. Further, the rise in young adults who require extra […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Practice Foundations: Adult Guardianships and Trusteeships (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the in-person program in Edmonton. This program is also being offered online via livestream. More and more, people are losing capacity without doing estate planning, precipitating the need for guardianship and trusteeship for their affairs to be managed. Further, the rise in young adults who require extra help, […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Navigating Key Documents in M&A Transactions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty This webinar will explore key documents in M&A transactions and their purpose, including: Purchase and sale agreements Asset and share agreements Key provisions such as conditions, representations and warranties, indemnities, and covenants Working capital Transition services Employment Service / Sales Non-Competes Leases Consents __ *Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. Prices […]

$71.25 – $95.00

PPSA Update (Edmonton)

LESA's Program Space Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada

AboutFaculty This is the in-person registration page for the program in Edmonton. We are also offering this program in as a livestream program. Substantial changes to secured transactions law and judgment enforcement law took effect June 1, 2024. The changes to the Personal Property Security Act – the most extensive amendments since the Act came […]

$393.75 – $525.00

PPSA Update (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This is the registration page for the livestream session. This program is also being offered as an in-person program in Edmonton. Substantial changes to secured transactions law and judgment enforcement law took effect June 1, 2024. The changes to the Personal Property Security Act – the most extensive amendments since the Act came into […]

$393.75 – $525.00

Family Law for Legal Support Staff (Livestream)

AboutFaculty This multifaceted program will ensure participants leave with a well-rounded toolkit to excel in the dynamic field of family law. Explore key topics for legal support staff through this comprehensive program, including: Family property spreadsheets Understanding ADR processes Trial preparation, including summary and expedited trials Mental health strategies Effective communication A guide for legal […]

$445.00

41st Annual Intensive Advocacy (Calgary)

SAIT 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary

About Faculty Accommodations About Develop a confident, professional courtroom presence by exploring every aspect of trial and hearing work. LESA’s Intensive Advocacy course is an intense, learn-by-doing program that offers […]

$3,595.00

Child Support: Unique Considerations for Children with Disabilities (Webinar)

AboutFaculty Child support in the context of children with disabilities creates unique considerations for lawyers. Base (section 3) child support and extraordinary (section 7) expenses may differ in these circumstances. The first part of this webinar examines base child support in the context of children with disabilities, with topics including judicial treatment of adult child […]

$71.25 – $95.00

Closing the Deal in M&A Transactions (Webinar)

AboutFaculty This webinar will explore post-closing considerations and potential pitfalls when closing an M&A transaction, with topics including: Regulatory consents Third-party consents Flow of funds Trust conditions Closing mechanics Post-closing adjustments Claims Post-closing issues __ *Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. Prices are subject to GST. This program is being recorded and […]

$71.25 – $95.00
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