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  • $345.00
    Communication is integral to the practice of law. Having the skill set and knowledge base to produce well-written legal documents, such as contracts or litigation documents, greatly benefits your practice. Walk away from this on-program with an expanded skill set, an ability to assess what makes for a good or bad piece of legal writing, and an awareness of common crucial errors and how to avoid them. This on-demand program was originally presented as a 2-part in-person and livestream program iOctober, 2021.
  • Review the categories of language in contracts such as obligation, discretion, prohibition, and policy. Discuss what makes for a bad piece of legal writing and how to fix it. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person and livestream program on October 27, 2021. Total running time is 2 hours, 18 minutes.
  • Property statements can be an incredibly useful tool as they allow lawyers to organize all of the property issues into one fluid, live document while detailing relevant disclosure, production, and offers. The challenge for many is that there is no one “right” way to put one together. Property statements can look very different depending on who drafted them and how they are organized, which can be overwhelming and confusing – especially if you have never been taught to prepare one. This paper seeks to establish the fundamentals, to understand the overarching legal and financial principles, and to discuss further considerations while reviewing and vetting the documents supporting same. This paper was presented at LESA’s Family Property Problems for Paralegals webinar on October 20, 2021.
  • Presented in the style of short snappers, this paper provides an overview of significant case law that interprets the Alberta Rules of Court on interesting points of law during the ‘COVID-19 years’ (2020-2021). Themes addressed include limitation periods, varying and setting aside orders, dismissal for delay, summary judgment post-Hannam, expert reports, remote questioning, and affidavits of records. This paper was presented at LESA’s Rules of Court Year in Review: What Litigators Need to Know webinar on September 14, 2021.
  • Put on your water wings and finally learn to read financial statements! Explore concepts and terminology foundational to understanding a business’ financial reports. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 21, 2021. Total running time is 1 hour, 27 minutes.
  • Explore problems and practical solutions for family law paralegals. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 20, 2021. Total running time is 1 hour, 36 minutes.
  • Explore the difference in the law surrounding undue influence in inter vivos and testamentary situations. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 14, 2021. Total running time is 1 hour, 24 minutes.
  • Review legal writing as related to contracts, litigation documents, and bylaws. Explore common crucial errors and how to avoid them, and discuss standard clauses, such as representations vs. warranties, consideration clauses, indemnify vs. hold harmless, and reasonable efforts. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person and livestream program on October 6, 2021. Total running time is 2 hours, 13 minutes.
  • $225.00
    Focus on preliminary and pre-transaction considerations, and explore key transaction structuring considerations and the transaction agreement. Delve into closing the transaction and explore preferential rights and special considerations. This on-demand series was originally broadcasted as webinars between September to October, 2021. Each session is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes.
  • Delve into closing the transaction and explore preferential rights (tag-along, drag-along, shotgun clause, rights of first refusal) and special considerations (intellectual property, non-compete clauses, operatorship, employees). This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 4, 2021. Total running time is 1 hour, 28 minutes.