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  • Examine key changes to labour and employment law statutes and developments in case law. Discover strategies, tips, and practice guidelines to effectively and competently advise clients on complex and sensitive employment and labour-related matters. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November 2017. Total running time is 4 hours, 50 minutes.
  • Review fundamental principles and practices in bankruptcy and insolvency law. Explore enforcement and protection mechanisms, examine practical strategies for advising clients, discover tips for working with trustees, and discuss mechanisms to maximize recovery in bankruptcy or insolvency matters. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in October 2017. Total running time is 4 hours, 25 minutes.
  • Familiarize yourself with the role of legal support staff in managing civil litigation matters. Engage in an overview of civil litigation actions, including pleadings, applications, questioning, costs, and trial preparation. Analyze relevant sections of the Rules of Court, and learn how they affect litigation matters. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in September 2017. Total running time is 3 hours, 15 minutes.
  • Review key aspects of estate administration, from documents and timelines, to some of the common issues lawyers face in a typical (non-contested) estate. Learn strategies for informal administration of estates, develop an awareness of basic tax matters that affect estates, and more. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in November 2016. Total running time is 4 hours, 45 minutes.
  • The financial disclosure process can be very complicated. Hone your skills and enhance your practice by learning to identify adequate disclosure, review disclosure effectively, and prepare financial disclosure documents properly. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in October 2016. Total running time is 4 hours, 25 minutes.
  • Discuss how corporations are distinguished from other corporate structures, review basic corporate practices and procedures, and learn how to maintain a minute book (including how to properly fix an out-of-date one). This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in May 2017. Total running time is 2 hours, 55 minutes.
  • Review the substantive and procedural issues involved in the foreclosure process. Understand foreclosure proceeding priorities, foreclosure orders, and strategic options; review strategies for dealing with self-represented litigants in the foreclosure context, including when to offer advice; review the types of foreclosure remedies we seek and why; and more. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in May 2017. Total running time is 5 hours, 4 minutes.
  • Top-notch legal support staff make a tremendous difference to quality of work and life. Develop strategies for getting (and staying) organized, efficiently prioritizing, using office technology more effectively, and for providing more meaningful support overall. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in January 2017. Total running time is 4 hours, 35 minutes.
  • Delve into common contract clauses, developments in contract law, key cases, and implications for your practice. Discover specifically what to look for when reviewing common types of contract clauses, including key clauses and boilerplate provisions as well as potential options for negotiation. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in February 2017. Total running time is 2 hours, 50 minutes.
  • Examine residential real property transactions in detail, from reviewing purchase contracts, reviewing title, and preparing mortgage documents, to conducting client meetings, attending to closing, and completing lender and client reports. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March 2017. Total running time is 4 hours, 40 minutes.
  • Tackle common issues and questions that arise in the purchase or sale of a private business – including pre-transaction considerations, structuring hybrid asset/share deals, and potential tax implications. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March 2017. Total running time is 5 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Go back to the basics and review key immigration law topics. Explore temporary and permanent residence, humanitarian and compassionate applications, refugee applications, and immigration enforcement. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program in March 2017. Total running time is 5 hours.