Online Store

Product Type: Course
The New Family File: Complex Issues for Paralegals

DescriptionMore DetailAgenda

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

Who should attend: Paralegals, experienced legal assistants, and junior lawyers practicing in the family area; the course may also be of interest to lawyers wishing to switch their practice to family law.

Learning level: Advanced

"If you have only a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail"—get the right tools for the job!
This course will walk you from A to Z through a difficult family file with a multitude of complicated issues. You will hear from experienced practitioners, senior paralegals, and members of the judiciary on topics including drafting pleadings, mobility and relocation applications, drafting orders, electronic communications as evidence, international assets, and jurisdictional issues. During the networking lunch you will have an opportunity to discuss issues with our faculty and mingle with your colleagues.

After taking this course you will be able to...

  • handle even the most difficult family files with confidence
  • have the ability to recognize and flag potential issues and complexities for your supervising lawyer
  • take your level of expertise to the next level, making you an even more valuable member of the team

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

Course Chairs
Stephanie Goldminc — Maxwell Hopman Mennie, Vancouver
Jeffrey A. Rose, QC — Mortimer & Rose, Vancouver 

EARLY BIRD (Register by May 27, 2014 and SAVE)
Live Course/Live Webinar: Regular $485 | Student $275 (live course only)

After May 27, 2014
Live Course/Live Webinar: Regular $535 | Student $300 (live course only)

Unable to attend without financial support? To learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program click here and for our Easy Pay Plan click here.

Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials and lunch.

Webinar Archive: This course will be added to the Webinar Archive. Click here to subscribe.

Can't make the live course/live webinar?

1. Order the online course materials, an archive of all CLEBC papers published since 2001. ... OR
2. Subscribe to the Webinar Archive, a repository of recordings of most CLEBC past courses.

Annual subscription rates for both options are based on firm size.

CLEBC Program Coordinator
Mary Kingston, Production Manager, Programs

This course has no current sessions.

Add to Cart