Basics of Wills and Estate Planning 2023

Product Type: Course

Courses - In-Person
Start Date & Time
2023-10-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-10-18 4:00 PM
Vancouver location TBA

Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2023-10-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-10-18 4:00 PM
Online Provider

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Everything you need to know to launch your wills and estates career

Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (both days)
Vancouver Location TBA

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Who should attend: Those new to the practice of wills, estates and trusts, including newly called lawyers, and more experienced lawyers wanting to develop a practice in this area. This course may also be of interest to those who want a refresher.

Learning level: Fundamental

Want to develop a successful wills and estates practice, but unsure of where to start? This course will provide you with the fundamental building blocks by teaching you how to draft a will, how to create a basic estate plan, and how to incorporate a will into an estate plan. Topics will also include when to consider trust planning, how to integrate corporate succession, estate tax issues, and mediation, and view from the bench.

From interviewing clients and taking instructions, to analyzing the components of an estate plan, to focusing on key will drafting considerations, this course has it covered! Experienced practitioners will provide you with valuable insights and helpful practice tips for every step. You will leave with essential information to move forward with your wills and estates files.

Join us and be prepared for practice!

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12 hours (this course will contain a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). 

Course Chairs
Eric B. Clavier — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Emily Clough — Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver

Register by Sept. 19/23
Regular Price
After Sept. 19/23
In-person* $1,167 $1,308
In-person Articled Student* $744 $744
Webinar $987 $1,128
Webinar Articled Student $564 $564

*Please note: The in-person session is dependent on a minimum number of registrants and may not be confirmed until 4 weeks before the course date.

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials and lunch (both days) for in-person registration.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Nadia Myerthall

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