Affidavit Basics 2020

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The essentials of working with the most common form of evidence!

(Original Course Date: September 16, 2020)

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Who should attend: Junior litigators, paralegals, and legal support staff

Learning level: Fundamental

Affidavits are the most important and most common form of evidence that a litigator will ever encounter or use. In this intensive half-day program, expert litigators will take registrants through the fundamentals of affidavit drafting from receiving and organizing the affiant's information to drafting the narrative with clarity and concision. With this course, you will understand and be able to apply the fundamental building blocks of effective affidavit drafting. Don't miss this opportunity to master the fundamentals of this critical skill set for counsel and senior support staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • learn the foundations of good affidavit drafting
  • learn to avoid the most common errors found in affidavit drafting
  • learn the best practices for organizing and presenting affidavit evidence
  • learn from real life examples of the best and worst in affidavit drafting
  • be alive to the ethics and professionalism issues around affidavit evidence and avoid the pitfalls

Register for this course and Affidavit Secrets on Wednesday, September 23 here.

Course Chairs
Andrew P. Morrison Shields Harney, Vancouver
John Douglas Shields Shields Harney, Vancouver

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: This rebroadcast has been edited, reducing runtime. A bonus presentation is included to ensure you receive the same or more CPD hours as the original course. CPD Hours Ethics* Hours
Watch Affidavit Basics 2020 ONLY 2.75 0.5
Watch Affidavit Basics 2020 and bonus video
Managing Anxiety in a Time of Uncertainty
3.75 1.5

*"Ethics" refers to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management credit 

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Feb. 8/21
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After Feb. 8/21
Rebroadcast $205   $185 $299   $205
Rebroadcast Articled Student $149.50   $102.50 $149.50   $102.50

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