Litigation Misconduct 2017

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Effective responses to misconduct during civil litigation: Don't get mad, get an order!

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Friday, March 9, 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm via webinar

(Original date: November 17, 2017)

Who should attend: Civil and commercial litigators.

Learning level: All levels

This is CLEBC's first course focused exclusively on addressing misconduct during litigation. Good counsel focus on the issues that matter, make concessions, reach agreements where appropriate, and conduct themselves as officers of the court. Although good counsel approach litigation in this manner, this is not always the case. Misconduct by litigants, their counsel, or in rare cases, by the court, tax our justice system and add frustration, cost, and delay. In this full-day course, senior counsel and judges provide guidance and procedural strategies to effectively respond to and sanction misconduct.

At this course you will learn:

  • the types of difficult issues that you can face as counsel — don't be taken by surprise
  • professional responsibility and best practices — keep your wits about you
  • your arsenal of tools with which to respond to misconduct — don't get mad, instead get an order

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 5.75 hours (a minimum of 1 hour involves professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
As part of your registration, you receive a non-transferrable, complimentary registration to any eligible Self-Paced eLearning course—click here to see the list of course offerings. By taking the Self-Paced eLearnnig course, you'll obtain an additional 1 hour of CPD.

Course Chairs 
Layne Hellrung — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Georges E. SourisseauSourisseau & Co. Litigation Counsel, Vancouver

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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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CLEBC Program Lawyer 
Raymond Lee

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