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New Program Alert! Financial Statements: Learning to Swim
Put on your water wings and finally learn to read financial statements! Explore concepts and terminology foundational to understanding a business’s financial reports. No prior experience necessary. Program Details Date: October 4, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Location: Webinar (online) Price: $71.25 – $95.00 Faculty Kristin P. Gray CIRP, LIT, CPA, CA, ...
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New Program Alert | Employment Law Fundamentals
Having a solid foundation of employment law principles and understanding more recent changes in the law is important when advising clients, and within lawyers’ own practices and firms. This program will explore employment law practice foundations, including: The very basics of employment law Making and amending employment contracts Key employer ...
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New Program Alert | Qualifying Experts in Court and ADR
Expert witnesses can make or break a case but effectively qualifying experts–and effectively challenging an expert’s qualifications–is an art that is often overlooked. Properly qualified and reliable experts provide credible, persuasive evidence that can withstand scrutiny. This webinar will explore:  Considerations for when involvement of an expert in court or ...
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New Program Alert | Franchise Terminations & Rescissions: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You (Webinar)
Lawyers representing franchisors or franchisees throughout the franchise lifecycle face potential risks of errors and omissions if they fail to advise their clients about their legal rights and responsibilities under the Franchises Act. In this webinar, solicitors and litigators will deepen their understanding of key statutory requirements and common contractual terms relating ...
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New Program Alert | Alberta Litigation Institute (Calgary)
Whether you work on civil, commercial, criminal, family, or estate litigation matters, all litigators have common skills they need to develop throughout their careers. Join us at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary for a two-day learning and networking event focused on these essential skills. Additional information will ...
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2024 Articling Student Survey
The Law Societies of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society are seeking feedback via survey on the training and mentorship that articling students are receiving. The survey will seek feedback on issues related to discrimination and/or harassment, and how to best prepare articling students for ...
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Just Announced: Fall 2024 Programs
LESA is pleased to announce several upcoming fall programs! Click here to sign up to the LESA Elist and emails by practice area and stay notified as new programs are added. New titles include: Practical Tips for a Successful Civil Litigation Practice (July 24) Family Maintenance and Support Claims: Testamentary ...
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Notice to Articled Students – Requests for Bar Admission Ceremonies at the Court of King’s Bench (2024)
On May 1, 2024, the Court of King’s Bench will begin accepting 2024 bar admission requests. Requests for bar admissions for June, July, and August will not be processed until May 20, 2024 due to limited resources. Bar admission requests must be made by submitting the Bar Admission Booking Request ...
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