LESA is dedicated to providing continuing legal education to assist you in the pursuit of legal excellence. Check out our lineup of informative and engaging winter programs to benefit your practice and assist you in your continuing professional development. Scroll below for details.
New titles are added regularly, so be sure to bookmark LESA.org/webinars and check back often.
Dates: January 2021–April 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (each day)
$950 + GST $695 + GST (Save $255 when you register for all 10 webinars)
Chair: Françoise H. Belzil, Biamonte LLP
Additional faculty information coming soon
In this lunchtime webinar series, seasoned practitioners will share their knowledge and experience on topics including the business of law, questioning, how to prove facts, admitting evidence at trial, effective advocacy, and mediation in an online world.
Civil Litigation Series is a 10-part webinar series. Save $255 when you register for all 10 webinars. Sessions can also be purchased individually for $95 + GST per session. Click here for dates and details.
Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM– 1:00 PM
Price: $95 + GST
Presenter: Sam Khajeei, Nerland Lindsey LLP
This webinar will focus on covering certain essential aspects of the due diligence process applicable to an asset purchase or share purchase transaction. Topics covered include an introduction to due diligence, using a requisition as a starting point, understanding the impacts of due diligence findings on a transaction, and preparing a reporting letter for your clients.
Day 1 – Governance Models and Approaches (January 26, 2021)
Day 2 – Advising Boards and Serving on Boards (February 2, 2021)
Day 3 – Dealing with Conflict and Dysfunction on Boards (February 9, 2021)
Day 4 – Panel Roundtable Discussion and Q&A (February 19, 2021)
Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM (each day)
Price: $345 + GST
Chair: Vivian R. Stevenson QC, Duncan Craig LLP
Sam Amelio QC, MLT Aikins LLP
Bud Melnyk QC, Warren Sinclair LLP
Chantel Cabaj, BoardWell
Shauna N. Finlay, Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP
Sheila Witwicky, National Growth Partners
Understand different board governance models and explore directors’ responsibilities and potential liabilities. Examine how to effectively serve on a board of directors and advise clients. This program consists of 4 lunchtime sessions which take place once a week for 4 weeks.
Date: February 3, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Price: $125 + GST
Presenter: Lisa Majeau Gordon, FCPA, FCA, CA-IFA, CFE, CFF, MNP LLP
Learn how accountants and finance professionals view due diligence, drafting agreements, and contractual compliance. Errors and omissions can easily contribute to disputes and litigation. Explore a series of real-life examples to see what went wrong and how issues could have been avoided. The devil is in the details!
Day 1 – Understanding Coercive Control in the Context of Family Violence (February 17, 2021)
Day 2 – Understanding the Legal Framework (February 24, 2021)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (each day)
Price: $345 + GST
John-Paul E. Boyd QC, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers
Glenda Lux, MA, R.Psych., Lux Short Consulting Psychologists
Wayne Barkauskas QC, Wise Scheible Barkauskas
Attend this 2-part webinar series to dive into the upcoming amendments to the Divorce Act requiring that family violence, including coercive controlling behaviours, be considered when making best-interests determinations regarding children. This interdisciplinary program presents the valuable insights of an experienced psychologist on coercive control and how it may manifest in the day-to-day practices of family law professionals. Walk away with valuable information from senior family law lawyers on the pending amendments to the Divorce Act, the obligation to screen for family violence, and the tools available for that purpose.