The Mechanics of Running and Maintaining a Criminal File

Product Type: Course

This course has no current sessions.


(Original Course Date: June 10, 2019)

Who should attend: Legal support staff/administrative assistants

Learning level: All levels

This is originally a BC Paralegal Association (BCPA) event. This high-level course is a must for every paralegal to expand their knowledge and study the law. This course is a very interesting topic and a difficult topic. It will offer an in-depth discussion in the area of criminal law. We will walk through a criminal case and go over key considerations in a sexual assault claim, including some specific applications under the Criminal Code of Canada as it relates to third party records. We will also look at case law that address these issues. 

Learn all about "the mechanics of running and maintaining a criminal file":

  • client intake
  • correspondence to Crown counsel
  • setting of trial dates or sentencing proceedings
  • materials needed to support either trial or sentencing
  • Q & A

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (this course will NOT involve any professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair
Claire Hatcher Pender Litigation, Vancouver


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