Legal Research 2023

Product Type: Course

Courses - In-Person
Start Date & Time
2023-10-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-10-17 4:30 PM
Vancouver location TBA

Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2023-10-17 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2023-10-17 4:30 PM
Online Provider

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Can the chatbot write my factum? The future of legal research

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Vancouver location TBA
or attend via webinar

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Who should attend: This course will be of interest to all lawyers and their support staff who have occasion to assist with legal research

Learning level: Intermediate

Increasingly, the practice of law is influenced in various ways by technology and AI. The rise of data and the way it is managed by technology impacts the role of lawyers and the judiciary. Governments are taking steps to respond to the impacts of AI and the legal profession needs to understand how it affects their work.

This intermediate level course will focus on how AI and emerging technologies impact various aspects of the legal research method, the products of legal research, and the way in which those products are received by their judicial audience.

With a wide array of legal research resources now available, it can be challenging to know which are the most efficient at supporting different steps in the process. Attendees can expect to gain a better understanding of how AI has been integrated into various legal research tools and how it can help or hinder your work.

Learn some of the pitfalls to watch for when relying on AI-supported research and how to ensure your submissions are based on a solid foundation. Discover how emerging technologies are transforming approaches to Aboriginal rights and Indigenous litigation. Hear from members of the judiciary about recent legal research trends or habits that have made an impression on them.

Experienced and innovative legal researchers will share tips for combining traditional strategies with creative use of technology and design thinking to successfully solve even the most challenging research problems.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 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
Julia Lawn Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP, Vancouver
Megan Vis-Dunbar British Columbia Law Institute & Canadian Centre for Elder Law, Vancouver

Register by Sept. 19/23
Regular Price
After Sept. 19/23
In-person* $584 $654
In-person Articled Student* $372 $372
Webinar $494 $564
Webinar Articled Student $282 $282

*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 for in-person registration.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Raymond Lee

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