Have you heard? We’ve got 2 upcoming programs you won’t want to miss!
- Commercial Leasing Challenges
- Criminal Advocacy: Sentencing
Commercial Leasing Challenges
Discover practical, useful strategies for handling some of the most pressing issues currently arising in commercial leases with experienced panelists from across the province.
Honourable Justice J.S. Little | Court of Queen’s Bench
David J. Heibert | Witten LLP
Douglas J. Hughes | Bishop & McKenzie LLP
S. Wayne Johnson | Bishop & McKenzie LLP
Gregory A. Liakopoulos | Bennett Jones LLP
Barrie F. Pomerance | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Gain practical tips and strategies you can use to provide more competent and confident advice to your clients.
- Discuss risk management, damage and destruction, and catastrophic loss in relation to commercial leases.
- Review operating costs and the allocation of common area maintenance costs.
- Analyze landlord waivers, postponements, and subordinations in lending transactions.
- Explore how to blend, amend, and extend rent in restructuring commercial leases.
- Examine and identify subleasing, assignments, lease takeovers, and wrap-leases.
Criminal Advocacy: Sentencing
Join program chair Karen E. Hewitt QC for Criminal Advocacy: Sentencing in Edmonton (June 3) or in Calgary (June 10). Engage in a comprehensive review of substantive law, use of evidence, and procedural issues relating to the use of Gladue factors in sentencing, bail, and Charter-based decisions.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from and network with seasoned practitioners.
Hon. Justice B.A. Browne | Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
Dr. Patti LaBoucane-Benson | Native Counseling Services Alberta | (Edmonton Session)
Notasha Lake | Provincial Gladue Report Coordinator
Jackson Mirasty | Gladue Report Writer
Nicole J. Stewart | Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey | (Calgary Session)
Lindsay Tate | Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey | (Edmonton Session)
Develop insight regarding the use of Gladue factors and evidence from the points of view of the Crown, the Defence, Gladue Report Writers, and the Bench.
- when Gladue factors do and do not apply;
- the differences between Urban and Reserve Gladue factors;
- how to speak to Gladue factors under short timeframes – without a Gladue report;
- different and creative approaches for addressing Gladue factors;
- how to craft a fit sentence considering resources, context, and the right “fit”; and
- the practical and procedural considerations to make when preparing your case in anticipation of Gladue-focused evidence.
NOTE: This seminar forms part of the Criminal Advocacy Series Certificate.