September is full of exciting upcoming legal events here at LESA and elsewhere in the legal community. Read today’s blog to find out what you need to mark on your calendar.
Technology Contracts helps you learn how to analyze drafting pitfalls, solutions, and best practices.
Read the blog with seminar chair Jim Swanson to learn why you should attend, or register online now to attend in Edmonton (September 15) or Calgary (September 22).
Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers teaches you how to approach negotiations strategically, making you a more effective negotiator.
Read the blog with presenter Marty Latz to learn more about what you’ll gain, or register online now to attend in Calgary (September 17) or Edmonton (September 18).
All That Touches Family Law investigates intersections between family law and other areas, including agriculture, bankruptcy, immigration, and corporate topics.
Read the blog with seminar chair Hugh Willis to find out what practical advice and resources you’ll takeaway from this the seminar, or register online now to attend in Red Deer (September 18).
Interest Based Negotiations demonstrates what principled negotiation is and how it differs from adversarial negotiation. This course is recognized by the collaborative law associations in Alberta.
While the course is currently full, you can register online to add yourself to the waitlist in Edmonton (September 24–27).
Estate Accounting covers important estate accounting concepts – formal and informal accounting, review, passing of accounts, and more. It also discusses accounting guidelines, reviews recent cases, and illuminates court processes.
Read the blog with seminar chair Shelly Chamaschuk to discover what you’ll gain, or register online now to attend in Calgary (September 29) or Edmonton (October 1).
Early Bird Registration Deadlines
We have several early bird registration deadlines coming up this month. Don’t delay – register today to take advantage of these savings.
ENDING September 1
Microsoft Outlook for Legal Users demonstrates tips and tricks for getting the most out of various Outlook applications – calendar, contacts, mail, and tasks.
Read the blog with tech guru Paul Unger for some FREE tips and to learn more about what you’ll gain from this program. Register online now to attend in Edmonton (October 6) or Calgary (October 7).
Time, Task, Email, and Document Management shows you how to manage distractions and use technology to develop more efficient processes and workflows.
Read the blog with seminar presenter Paul Unger for some FREE tips and to discover why you’ll want to attend. Register online now to attend in Edmonton (October 6) or Calgary (October 7).
Professional Productivity for Legal Support Staff teaches you how to become more efficient and effective at managing the continuous flow of work you encounter in your job by helping you learn how to make decisions about goals and priorities.
Read the blog with presenter Gillian Rasmussen to find out what this program has to offer, or register online to attend in Edmonton (October 7) or Calgary (October 21).
Court of Appeal Practice offers insight from the bench and experienced practitioners on common Court of Appeal topics, including factums, appeals, appeal records, effective arguments, and more.
Read the blog with seminar chair Honourable J.E.L Côté to learn about the practical advice you’ll gain from this course, or register online to attend in Edmonton (October 8) or Calgary (October 14).
ENDING September 22
Constitutional Law Symposium provides an update and analysis of recent Supreme Court of Canada constitutional decisions, emerging trends, and helpful litigation strategies.
Watch for more details to be released on the blog shortly, or read the program brochure to learn more. Register online to attend in Edmonton (October 23).
Top Wills & Estates Law Cases shares insights into leading cases in estate planning, including those dealing with costs, claims, tax issues, the Wills and Succession Act, enduring powers of attorney, and more.
You’ll find more details on the blog soon, but for now you can read about the topics in the program brochure. Register online to attend in Edmonton (October 27) or Calgary (November 3).
Domestic Contracts discusses how to negotiate, draft, and challenge domestic contracts.
Keep an eye on our blog for more information coming soon; to find out more about the topics covered, read the program brochure. Register online to attend in Edmonton (October 28) or Calgary (November 4).
We kicked off the 2015/2016 CPLED year with the Oral Advocacy face-to-face module in Calgary last week. Here’s a look at the modules being offered in September:
Oral Advocacy face-to-face module runs in Edmonton from September 1 until September 3.
Legal Research & Writing online module opens on September 3 and concludes on September 24.
Interviewing and Advising face-to-face module runs during the week of September 28. In Edmonton it takes place September 28 – September 30, and in Calgary it runs September 30 – October 2.
Events in the Legal Community
September is a busy month that connects the legal community to exciting events and initiatives outside of LESA. Here’s a look at some of them:
- ACTLA and the Women’s Legal Forum celebrate 100 years of women’s history in the Alberta legal profession on September 10.
- Assist’s Walk for Wellness is happening in 3 Alberta locations throughout the month of September.
- Race Judicata occurs on September 19 in support of the Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Legal Build.
- Advance Care Planning workshop held by ACP CRIO on September 24 brings you information and tools to help advise clients concerned about their advance care planning.
- University of Alberta Alumni Awards ceremony takes place on September 24.
If you want LESA’s help to raise awareness about an upcoming event relevant to the Alberta legal community, contact Renee Vander Meulen, Communications Coordinator.
780.969.0553 or email@example.com