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A Litigator's Arsenal 2017

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Friday, December 8, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Jump Start on CPD 2018 
Friday, March 9, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm via webinar

Who should attend: Civil litigators who wish to move beyond the basics and master the finer points of working with the BC Supreme Court rules.

Learning level: Intermediate

Knowledge of the BC Supreme Court rules is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition to being a great civil litigator. Being effective as counsel requires an in-depth knowledge of the rules in practice and how to best utilize them in any given context. There are many nuances in Supreme Court Civil Practice which depend on a critical understanding of how a file can be expeditiously moved toward a satisfactory resolution. In this course, you will learn an arsenal of practice "secrets" that experienced counsel apply time and again. This "beyond the basics" level course will blend black letter law, practice tips, best practices, and words of wisdom from seasoned practitioners. Join us to focus on what you need to know to maximize your effectiveness and raise your level of practice in the increasingly challenging area of civil litigation.

At this course you will learn: 

  • high level litigation best practices from judges and senior civil litigators
  • advanced litigation skills such as managing relations with difficult clients, supercharging your legal writing, dealing with lay litigants, effective use of the "New Rules", and practicing in other provinces
  • substantive law in important and sometimes overlooked facets of litigation practice: litigation with receivers, pre-trial injunctions, and jurisdictional defences
  • advanced advocacy skills which you can put to use immediately

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair 
David A. Crerar — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver


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Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.
*Lunch is included.


Register by Nov 10
Regular Price
After Nov 10
Webinar $479 $529
Webinar Student $229 $259
In Person* $599 $659
Student* $329 $359


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Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast may differ from the CPD hours of the original, live program.

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Register by Feb 5  
Regular Price
After Feb 5
Webinar Rebroadcast $419 $469
Webinar Rebroadcast Student $209 $229

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CLEBC Program Lawyer 
Raymond Lee

Format Live Course Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2017-12-08 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2017-12-08 4:00 PM
Location Pan Pacific Hotel
Spaces Available 26
Course Chair David A. Crerar
Course Presenter Robert W. Cooper, QC
Course Presenter Michael Feder
Course Presenter David E. Gruber
Course Presenter Luciana P. Brasil
Course Presenter Christopher S. Wilson
Course Presenter Karen L.M. Carteri
Course Presenter Robyn A. Jarvis
Course Presenter Peter C.P. Behie, QC
Course Presenter D. Michael Bain
Course Presenter The Honourable Mr. Justice Ward K. Branch
Course Presenter Master Leslie J. Muir
Course Presenter Coran Cooper-Stephenson
Course Presenter Maryanne Prohl
Course Presenter J. Kenneth McEwan, QC
Course Presenter Douglas R. Eyford, QC

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Start Date & Time 2017-12-08 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2017-12-08 4:00 PM
Online Provider
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Format Rebroadcast Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2018-03-09 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-03-09 4:00 PM
Online Provider
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