Friday, April 20, 2012
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Rebroadcast: Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Last Kick at the Can": Monday, December 17, 2012
"Last Kick at the Can": Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Who should attend: Lawyers and legal support staff; anyone who has occasion to conduct legal research.
Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced
Legal research is an essential skill set for every lawyer!
Legal research is an area of the practice of law that has undergone a major transformation as a result of new technology. The Internet, for one, has revolutionized legal research. Amid this backdrop, lawyers now have a wide array of resources at their disposal, from free databases to fee for service providers. When faced with so many options, what resources and skills should counsel focus on? This intermediate/advanced level course is designed to give busy practitioners a comprehensive review of the tools and techniques they must have at their disposal to effectively manage legal research. You will benefit from the wealth of experience of research lawyers who have combined traditional strategies with the creative use of technology to solve the most challenging research problems. Don’t miss this opportunity to update and sharpen this essential element of every lawyer’s skill set!
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)
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Paul Dawson — Dolden Wallace Folick LLP, Vancouver
Lisa A. Peters — Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver
EARLY BIRD (Register by March 23, 2012 and SAVE)
Regular/Live Webinar: $475 | Student: $225 (live course only)
After March 23, 2012
Regular/Live Webinar: $525 | Student: $265 (live course only) | Webinar Archive: Call Customer Service.
Rebroadcast: Live Webinar: $450
Registration includes course materials. Note: You will continue to receive a print copy of the materials at the course. In addition, you will receive an email with a link to the online version of the materials approximately one day before the course.
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