Affidavit Secrets 2024







Product Type: Course

Format
Courses - Rebroadcast
Start Date & Time
2024-07-16
End Date & Time
2024-07-16
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Format
Courses - Rebroadcast
Start Date & Time
2024-12-03
End Date & Time
2024-12-03
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Courses - Rebroadcast
Start Date & Time
2024-12-17
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2024-12-17
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Uncommon knowledge about effectively managing the most common form of evidence!

—Rebroadcasts—
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.

Summer Series 2024
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Last Kick at the Can Series 2024
Tuesday, December 3, 2024
Tuesday, December 17, 2024

(Original course date: February 5, 2024)

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

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

Affidavits are the most important and common form of evidence that a litigator will ever encounter or use. In this intensive half-day program, expert litigators will take registrants through how not to draft an affidavit; how to dissect an affidavit from the other side; how to tell your client's story as governed by law, practice, ethics, and the rules of evidence; and how to avoid common mistakes.

While one often learns best by making mistakes, here you can avoid embarrassment and potentially an award of costs. Let experienced counsel and an experienced Justice of the Supreme Court of BC take you through prime examples of improper affidavits, teaching you, in the process, exactly what not to do.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to learn how to master this essential skill set under the guidance of experienced counsel and Members of the Supreme Court of BC.

Learning Objectives

  • learn the essentials of good affidavit drafting
  • learn to avoid common and not-so-common pitfalls found in affidavit drafting
  • learn about best practices for handling affidavit evidence
  • test your knowledge of affidavit practice with problems taken from the real world
  • learn about ethics and professionalism and their relation to affidavit evidence

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3 hours (this course will contain a minimum of .5 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). 

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

Summer Series 2024 EARLY BIRD 
Register by June 17/24
Regular Price
After June 17/24
Rebroadcast $222 $254
Rebroadcast Articled Student $127 $127
Last Kick at the Can 2024
 
Rebroadcast $254
Rebroadcast Articled Student $127

Are you a member of the Indigenous legal community (lawyer/Articled Student/legal support staff/paralegal) or a non-lawyer Indigenous community member?
We value your contributions and encourage your participation in all of our programs. To increase accessibility, we offer a 50% discount* to all Indigenous lawyers/Articled Students/legal support staff/paralegals and a limited number of free online registrations to non-lawyer Indigenous community members. (*discount applies to Regular prices, not Early Bird prices). Please contact Customer Service to find out more.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Raymond Lee
rlee@cle.bc.ca
*non-practising


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