Freelance Lawyering 101 2022

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Maximize the best use of your time through delegation

Jump Start on CPD 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023

On the rebroadcast date, you will have until midnight of that rebroadcast date to access the course. Please note that technical support will be available during regular CLEBC business hours.

(Original Webinar Date: October 17, 2022)

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Who should attend: Solo, small-firm, and in-house lawyers who are interested in hiring freelance lawyers to help them manage the demands of their practice. Also welcome are any lawyers interested in working as a freelancer.

Learning level: All levels

Freelance lawyers are independent contractors who work for other lawyers on a project-by-project basis. They can be an invaluable resource for sole practitioners, small firms, and in-house lawyers who need help during busy times.

At this course, you will find out:

  • what is a freelance lawyer?
  • what are the types of assignments a freelance lawyer can carry out?
  • what are the ethics of freelance lawyer arrangements?
    • confidentiality
    • professional liability insurance
    • conflict checks
    • billing arrangements
    • client disclosure
  • where and how can you find freelance lawyers?
  • what are some tips for working well with a freelance lawyer?

Join us to get an overview of freelance lawyering, together with an in-depth look at the ethical considerations of entering into a freelance lawyer arrangement.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (this course will contain a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast will either meet or exceed the CPD hours of the original live webinar course.

Erica Toews — Erica Toews Legal Research, Vancouver

Jump Start 2023 EARLY BIRD 
Register by Feb. 6/23
Regular Price
After Feb. 6/23
Rebroadcast  $74   $67 $99   $74
Rebroadcast Articled Student $49.50   $37 $49.50   $37

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