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Civil Litigation Basics 2018

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Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, 2018 
Day 1: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 2: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Summer Series 2018
Friday, July 20 and Monday, July 23, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm via webinar

Who should attend: Junior civil litigators and experienced litigators seeking a comprehensive refresher on the fundamental components of civil litigation.

Learning level: Fundamental

This course is designed for lawyers in the first two years of practice, lawyers changing areas of practice, and experienced lawyers who want a comprehensive refresher on the essential elements of civil litigation, and law students and articled students. This year's program will focus on giving registrants practical practice pointers. You will walk through file elements from start to finish and receive tips and advice that put theory into practice. Materials will include reference papers, case studies, examples, references to the Practice Checklists Manual, and precedents.

At this course you will learn:

  • how to manage the client and the file properly from the very start
  • best practices for drafting pleadings and affidavits
  • how to manage the discovery process
  • how to prepare for and conduct a trial
  • how to manage expert evidence
  • how to utilize the mediation process
  • how to conclude a file without leaving any loose ends
  • the best practice tips and much more

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12.5 hours (including a minimum of 2 hours involving aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
The Honourable Mr. Justice Bruce Butler — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver
Luciana P. Brasil — Branch MacMaster LLP, Vancouver 


Pricing  EARLY BIRD 
Register by Jan 26
Regular Price
After Jan 26
Webinar  $849 $949
Articled Student
$419 $469
In Person*  $1,019 $1,129
In Person
Articled Student*
$549 $599
Save even more with your CPDone Pass
Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
*Lunch is included on Day 2.


Save even more with your CPDone Pass
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.

Summer Series 2018 

Register by Jun 22
Regular Price
After Jun 22
Webinar Rebroadcast $759 $849
Webinar Rebroadcast
Articled Student
$379 $419

Webinar Archive: This course will be added to the Webinar Archive. See below to subscribe.

SPECIAL GROUP RATES! Plus-one pricing!
Gather a few colleagues around a computer to SAVE on Webinar/Rebroadcast costs! Groups pay full price for the main registrant + $289 for each additional viewer. *Contact Customer Service for more info.

*If your group includes an articled student, the first registration must be at the full rate if a lawyer is participating.

Unable to attend without financial support? Learn about our Bursary Program and Easy Pay Plan.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer* 
Raymond Lee

Format Rebroadcast Add to Cart
Start Date & Time 2018-07-20 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2018-07-23 4:00 PM
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