Affidavit Basics 2020 and Affidavit Secrets 2020 COMBO







Product Type: Course

Format
Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2020-09-16 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2020-09-23 12:00 PM
Online Provider
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Wednesday, September 16 and 23, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm via webinar (both days)

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Affidavit Basics

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

Learning level: Fundamental

Affidavits are the most important and most common form of evidence that a litigator will ever encounter or use. In this intensive half-day program, expert litigators will take registrants through the fundamentals of affidavit drafting from receiving and organizing the affiant's information to drafting the narrative with clarity and concision. With this course, you will understand and be able to apply the fundamental building blocks of effective affidavit drafting. Don't miss this opportunity to master the fundamentals of this critical skill set for counsel and senior support staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • learn the essentials of good affidavit drafting
  • learn to avoid the most common errors found in affidavit drafting
  • learn the best practices for organizing and presenting affidavit evidence
  • learn from real life examples of the best and worst in affidavit drafting
  • be alive to the ethics and professionalism issues around affidavit evidence and avoid the pitfalls

Affidavit Secrets

Who should attend: Junior to intermediate litigators and paralegals

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

Affidavits are the most important and most 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 one's 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, letting 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: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour 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

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Webinar  $489   $404 $549   $449
Webinar Articled Student $274.50   $224.50 $274.50   $224.50

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