Discovery Practice 2016

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Master the discovery process and take charge of the facts at trial!

"Last Kick at the Can" Rebroadcast
Thursday, December 8, 2016; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Original course: Wednesday, March 9, 2016)

Who should attend: Supreme Court litigators who wish to develop, hone, or renew the skill set essential to effective discovery practice.

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

In this comprehensive one-day course on the core elements of discovery practice, panelists will explore various topics to provide you with strategies and concrete tools to effectively utilize our discovery process to your client’s advantage. The program is designed to complement the CLEBC publication Discovery Practice in British Columbia* by Lyle Harris, QC. It will feature video vignettes demonstrating various aspects of discovery practice that will test your ability to identify and resolve discovery problems, and will challenge you to uncover underlying best practices, all with an eye to civility and professionalism. The course will conclude with a discovery practice panel of seasoned litigators providing you with practical tips of the trade.

*The book is recommended reading for the course. You may purchase a copy at the same time as you register for the course and SAVE $60. See special pricing below—please Contact Customer Service to order.

At this course you will learn...

  • the View from the Bench about what works and what does not work with discovery evidence at trial
  • how to prepare your client for discovery—from instructions, to mapping out preparation, to working with your client
  • how to handle various types of discovery evidence in a trial setting
  • effective documentary discovery: getting what you need and not giving out more than you need to disclose
  • on civility and professionalism—how to manage potentially volatile situations before they become problematic
  • on special topics and developments—the latest and greatest on what you need to know which can give you an edge
  • a myriad of practical practice tips from a panel of seasoned litigation veterans

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
Jennifer J.L. Brun — Harris & Brun, Vancouver
Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver


1. "Last Kick at the Can" Rebroadcast
: $475

Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

2. Book
Book ONLY: $295 | Online ONLY: $200 | Book (when purchased with course): $235 (SAVE $60)

SPECIAL GROUP RATES! New "plus-one" pricing!
Gather around one computer and SAVE on Live Webinar/Rebroadcast costs. Pay full price for the first registration and have each additional viewer join you for $125 per day. Contact Customer Service for more info.

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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 Lawyer
Raymond Lee

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