PD On-Demand

CBABC offers on-demand professional development that you can access anytime, anywhere. Choose from a variety of programs that help you stay current with changes in the law, build your skills as a lawyer, help you manage your practice and business, and ensure you're meeting your ethical and professional responsibility obligations.

CBABC members enjoy at least 50% of program prices, with many programs offered for free (search the term "FREE" to find them).

Questions? Contact CBABC Professional Development at pd@cbabc.org

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Updated Aug 30, 2022

Supreme Court of British Columbia Masters Chambers Pilot

On August 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of British Columbia will launch the Masters Chambers Pilot to allow electronic submission of application records through Court Services Online for regular chambers. In the first phase, the Pilot will be available for matters 30 minutes or less at Vancouver Island registries. In this webinar, Master Muir of the Supreme Court and members of Court Services Branch will talk about document standards, demonstrate use of the CSO platform for filing application records, and answer your questions.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member FREE
Master Leslie Muir, Hazel Lew, Patricia White, Brenda Belak,
Recent

Creating Your Firm's Reconciliation Response Plan

In February 2020 CBABC members created the Reconciliation Response Plan for Law Firms (“RRP”) to help firms advance reconciliation by: maximizing awareness and understanding of the historical experiences of Indigenous people and communities, and how the legal system contributed to those experiences; and improving relationships with Indigenous clients and community in and out the workplace. In this recording, our presenters shared insights of how their firms implemented a RRP at their firms which reflects the firms values and business goals and offer helpful tips and advice on how to move to the next stage in developing an RRP for your firm.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.25 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member FREE
J. Berry Hykin, Woodward & Company Lawyers , Zach Romano, Fasken, Aboriginal,
Recent

The Business of Law Series Part 4:

Teching Your Time Back

Learn how you can leverage legal technology to improve efficiencies in your law firm and add more hours to your day. Join Clio's Rio Peterson to learn how to create an automation plan and what tools you can use to automate your practice from corrospondances to billing to document management.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member FREE
Rio Peterson, Clio,
Recent

The Business of Law Series Part 3:

New Business Models

The way we deliver legal services is evolving. Over the last ten years, we have moved beyond the brick-and-mortar firm to launch virtual or hybrid practices, deconstructed the traditional fee model to offer unbundled services, and explored lower-cost resources to maximize efficiency. And these are only a small sample of the innovative business models used today.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $75
Misti Holmes, PCLaw | Time Matters, Bryan Figueroa, PCLaw | Time Matters, Mitchell Selly, MacIsaac & Co, Digby Leigh, Digby Leigh & Co,
Recent

The Business of Law Series Part 2:

Marketing Your Law Practice

Having a solid marketing plan in place can help a business position their brand, build a customer base or drive loyalty. This session will teach you how to effectively use your resources to achieve maximum impact. Industry experts come together in this panel to share how you can develop a legal marketing strategy that suits your practice. Learn about the start-up and monitoring costs, the benefits and drawbacks of different marketing channels and how to leverage data to optimize your digital brand. This session will also help you navigate your ethical and professional responsibility requirements when using legal marketing tools and responding to the good, the bad, and the ugly of online reviews.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
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Recent

The Business of Law Series Part 1:

Social Media for Lawyers

In this session, panelists share their expertise to help you develop a social media strategy that suits your practice needs. Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of different social media platforms so you can choose the one that suits your business development needs. This session will help you meet your ethical and professional responsibility requirements on social media as you build your online profile.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
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Reimagining the Wheel:

A Student-Centered Articling/Summer Experience

Thinking about becoming a principal to an articling student? Want to up your game to be an excellent mentor? This on-demand session is for you. Learn how to move beyond the LSBC Articling Checklist and into a collaborative work relationship with your student(s) that supports their growth and adaptability and will increase the likelihood of them staying with you as an associate.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
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Working with Self-Represented Litigants

In this recording, panelists discuss the ethical and professional responsibilities and expectations when working with SRLs. This session help aid in better understanding the SRL experience and how to deal with potential inappropriate behaviours while still contributing to a fair and respectful experience.

Lawyering Skills

1.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
,

Truth & Reconciliation Part 4:

What the Public Sector needs to do to Move Reconciliation Forward

This on-demand session explores a wider perspective on understanding and reclaiming indigenous jurisdiction, how a new fiscal relationship could be developed between First Nations and Canada, and the role of First Nations as collectively an 11th province. Additionally, this offering includes information on the need for improved educational outcomes and consider how to close the First Nations infrastructure gap.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
, Aboriginal,

Truth & Reconciliation Part 3:

What the Private Sector needs to do to Move Reconciliation Forward

Conversations in this on-demand offering range from the inclusion of Indigenous issues in environmental, social and corporate governance, to the representation and recruitment of Indigenous peoples on corporate boards and senior management. There is also discussion about the need for a wealth management regime, changes to financial, corporate and securities legislation as well as changes to financial regulation.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
, Aboriginal,

The Business Behind Law:

Strategic Financial Planning for Law Firms

Invest in your law firm with this strategic session intended to help optimize your business. Starting with the 101 on the business of law, a panel of speakers will guide attendees through the 3 pillars of financial planning and practice management: operational management, growth and succession planning.

Practice & Business Management

2.0 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
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Cloud Computing and the Paperless Office

The new legal practice model has many lawyers working in the cloud. Find out what you need to know about cloud computing and going paperless. Topics include: what’s new in cloud computing, compliance requirements, and lawyer “do’s and dont's”. In this recording, learn how to select a cloud service provider, what you can expect when negotiating a service level agreement with a cloud provider and strategic advice on privacy and technology compliance.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
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Starting your Own Law Practice

Starting your own law firm is both a rewarding and challenging endeavour. Our panelists have successfully navigated the ins and outs of setting up a law practice. Gain advice and tips about practice management and the logistics of getting started—from office set-up and establishing a client base to securing the necessary technology to support an emerging hybrid legal workforce. Learn how to create reliable and efficient accounting practices to keep you and your business thriving in today’s legal market.

Practice & Business Management

2.0 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
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Science-Informed Practice Part 3:

Transforming the Family Justice System

This final session in our three-part CBABC Science-Informed Practice Series put's knowledge into practice by providing tips and strategies to lawyers on how to improve the well-being of the children and families they serve. Watch experts leading key initiatives in BC that aim to make the family justice system more client-centred and support resilience and resolution in family law disputes.

Substantive Law

2.0 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
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Science-Informed Practice Part 2:

Brain Development and Client Well-Being

This second session in our three-part CBABC Science-Informed Practice Series brought together experts from the health, social services, and legal sectors to talk about the link between brain health and client emotional and decision-making capacity. Learn about how conflicts impact a child or family’s well-being and how reducing adversity in the legal process can build resilience for children and families to navigate their legal issues.

Substantive Law

2.0 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
,

Science-Informed Practice Part 1:

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are a root cause of life-long health and social challenges for children and families across North America, influencing how people respond to legal and every day life challenges. This session brings together a cross-sector panel of lawyers and medical professionals to provide education and training on ACEs, talk about the role of lawyers to address ACEs, and strategies to adapt some of your practice strategies to reduce ACEs.

Substantive Law

2.0 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
,

Truth & Reconciliation Part 1:

Economic Reconciliation - Working in a Colonial Framework

Economic reconciliation involves reconnecting Indigenous communities -- whose economies colonialism worked to segregate and destroy -- with local, provincial and national economies. This program offers you insights from leading experts about partnering with Indigenous businesses and Nations, the impacts of Law in Indigenous business settings, and the implications of working in a colonial framework for economic development and business relations.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
, Aboriginal,

Friends Behaving Badly:

How to Deal with Difficult Behaviour in Practice

When does conduct between ‘friends’ go beyond merely zealous advocacy or a bad day? This recording explores different forms of lawyer-to-lawyer disputes in practice. Using real-life scenarios, our panelists discussed strategies to address difficult situations that arise in litigation and solicitor practice. Walk away with tools and a list of useful resources so that you can respond to difficult behaviour in your practice.

Lawyering Skills

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
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Managing the Hybrid Workforce

This on-demand offering teaches you how to successfully manage a hybrid workforce. Learn about different strategies and approaches that support hybrid workers, how to develop tools to design a hybrid work plan for your staff, and how to meet your ethical and professional responsibility obligations in the process.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
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Litigation as Storytelling: R v Desaultel and the Recognition of the Sinixt

On April 23, 2021, a 7:2 majority of the Supreme Court of Canada found that the Sinixt are an Aboriginal Peoples of Canada with constitutionally protected rights in their ancestral territory in BC. This webinar discussion focuses on R v Desautel and the role of litigation in revitalizing Sinixt identity and community.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member FREE
Shelly Boyd, Sinixt Elder, Mark Underhill, Arvay Finlay LLP, Kate Phipps, Arvay Finlay LLP, Moderated by Raji Mangat, Executive Director, West Coast LEAF, Indigenous,

Wrongful Convictions: Prevention and Reversals

Mary Ainslie, QC, Tamara Levy, Tom Arbogast and Tony Paisana discuss the UBC Innocence Project, which provides accessible and independent assistance with the post-conviction review process to those who have been convicted of a serious crime but maintain their innocence.

Lawyering Skills, Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Mary Ainslie, QC, Acting Chair, BC Prosecution Service’s Post-Conviction Review Committee;, Tamara Levy, Allard Law's Innocence Project;, Tom Arbogast, lead counsel on a number of the Innocence Projects files; and, Tony Paisana, Peck and Co. & Allard Law's Innocence Project.,

The Real Truth about Mental Health and Lawyers

Lawyers are more likely to experience mental health challenges than almost any other profession yet are reluctant to talk about it. Panelists share their personal experiences and Derek LaCroix, QC explains the role of the Lawyers Assistance Program of BC.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
Sandra Cunningham, QC (Retd), former Crown Counsel, Winston Sayson, QC (Retd), former Crown Counsel, Derek LaCroix, QC, Executive Director, Lawyers Assistance Program (LAP), Sandra Kovacs, Kazlaw,

Getting to the Finish Line

Vaccination Policies for Workplaces

Leading lawyers discuss issues surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations: potential liabilities, health and safety precautions, and how to balance health and safety considerations with Charter or human rights.

Substantive Law, Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Eric M. Adams, University of Alberta, Faculty of Law (Alberta), Connor Levy, Miller Titerle + Company (British Columbia), Christian Monnin, MLT Aikins (Manitoba), Jana Linner, MLT Aikins (Saskatchewan), , Moderated by Patricia Gonzales, Parlee McLaws LLP (Alberta), , , coronavirus, pandemic,

Changing Practices in Supreme Court Criminal Proceedings

Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes and Justices David Masuhara and Janet Winteringham of the Supreme Court of BC offer a view from the bench on best practices for counsel appearing at remote criminal proceedings via Microsoft Teams or telephone.

Lawyering Skills

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
The Honourable Associate Chief Justice Holmes, Supreme Court of British Columbia, The Honourable Justice Masuhara, Supreme Court of British Columbia, The Honourable Justice Winteringham, Supreme Court of British Columbia,

The Art of Legal Coaching: A New Way to Provide Legal Services

Legal coaching is a type of limited scope legal service rooted in an ongoing collaborative relationship between a legal coach and a client. Learn about the history, types and models of service delivery, how to become a certified legal coach, and more.

Lawyering Skills

1.5 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
Marcus M. Sixta, BSW, JD, Crossroads Law, Kari D. Boyle, BC Family Justice Innovation Lab, Jo-Anne Stark, Stark Solutions,

A Virtual Townhall with Chief Justice Hinkson on Virtual Courts

Chief Justice C.E. Hinkson joins CBABC President Jennifer Brun for a follow-up to the highly successful June 2020 Update. Chief Justice Hinkson discusses the developments and workings in civil and family matters in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Lawyering Skills, Practice & Business Management

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
The Honourable Chief Justice Christopher E. Hinkson, Supreme Court of British Columbia, , ,

Changes to the Provincial Gladue Program

Director of Gladue Services Mitchell Walker introduces the new Gladue Program, which transitioned from Legal Aid BC to the BC First Nations Justice Council in April 2021, as well as the Gladue Information Management System.

Lawyering Skills, Substantive Law

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
Mitchell Walker, Director of Gladue Services, BC First Nations Justice Council, , ,

Broken Dreams, Broken Promises

The Devastating Effects of Sexual Harassment on Women in the RCMP

Justice Michel Bastarache, CC, QC explores the findings of the Merlo Davidson Report and the culture within the RCMP for women and LGBTQ2SI+ employees. The implications of this report on the law surrounding sexual harassment and discrimination are also addressed.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics, Substantive Law

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
The Honourable Justice Michel Bastarache, CC, QC (Retd.),

Reclaiming Power and Place

The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

Chief Commissioner Marion Buller discusses the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls. Learn about the Calls for Justice as a part of your commitment to learning the truth of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Chief Commissioner Marion Buller, National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, , , Aboriginal,

A Defined Benefit Pension Plan for Law Firms

Whether you are recruiting new talent to your firm or looking to build strong retention among your staff, investing in a defined benefit pension plan may be the tool you need. CBIA/Lawyers Financial President and CEO explains how your firm can gain this valuable resource.

Practice & Business Management

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
Dawn Marchand, President & CEO, CBIA/Lawyers Financial,

Financial Planning for Lawyers: Creating a Plan that's Right for You

How do you balance savings, law school debt, and the cost of living while living your best life? Learn about the importance of a financial plan and the practical tips for stretching income and keeping emotions out of investments.

Practice & Business Management, Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Dustin Serviss, CFP CIM CLU CHS Lawyers Financial, Authorized Advisor Insurance & Investment Solutions,

Diversity on Boards, Tribunals and Crown Agencies

Simmi Sandhu of the Property Assessment Appeal Board, Charley Beresford of the Crown Agencies and Board Resourcing Office and the Honourable Attorney General David Eby QC, discuss the importance of diversity on boards, tribunals and Crown agencies.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
Honourable Attorney General David Eby Q.C., Simmi Sandhu, Property Assessment Appeal Board, Charley Beresford, Crown Agencies and Board Resourcing Office,

Transforming Legal Practice

Lawyers Increasing Access to Justice

Lawyers are leveraging technology to provide a better, more cost-effective experience to their clients & to reach more people. ABA Fellow Rebecca Sandefur discusses access to civil justice and BC lawyers share how they transformed their practices with unbundled services, transparent pricing and more.

Practice & Business Management, Professional Responsibility & Ethics

2.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $200
Rebecca Sandefur of Arizona State University, Nicole Garton, Heritage Law, Sonali Sharma, Athena Law, Laurel Dietz, Alinea Law, Chilwin Cheng, Ascendion Law, Joel Payne, Payne Law,

Dismantling Systemic Racism in the Legal Profession

In this recorded informal Q&A session, Dr. Lisa Gunderson builds on the foundational principles of anti-racism, and delves into the larger concepts of systemic racism, equity, power/privilege and how they manifest in the legal arena.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.0 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $100
Dr. Lisa Gunderson, OneLove Consulting,

Navigating the Early Resolution Process for Family Cases in BC Provincial Court

Guest speakers from the Ministry of Attorney General and Provincial Court discuss the new approach to resolving family law disputes, which was rolled out in BC Provincial Court in Surrey and Victoria in December 2020.

Substantive Law, Lawyering Skills

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Susan Wishart, Associate Chief Judge, Provincial Court of British Columbia, Nancy Carter, Ministry of Attorney General, Stephanie Melvin, Ministry of Attorney General, Erin Smith, Ministry of Attorney General, Oriole Courcy, Ministry of Attorney General,

Transitioning into a New Job or Workplace

Our panelists share their perspectives and experiences as a legal coach, recruiter, job seeker and employer to help you transition into a new job, even if you are just entering the job market.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Paula Price, Uplevel Lawyer Coaching, Miriam Leung, Counsel Network, Anita Fung, Thompson Cooper LLP, Sara Forte, Forte Law, , ,

Understanding Systemic Racism in the Workplace

In this engaging session, award-winning educator, community speaker, equity consultant and trainer Dr. Lisa Gunderson enhances lawyers’ understanding of systemic racism to build a stronger focus on equity, diversity, and racial identity within the legal profession.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Dr. Lisa Gunderson, OneLove Consulting,

Using Technology to Enhance your Practice

Legal innovation champion Chilwin Cheng addresses creative and cost-effective innovative business solutions to legal problems that may impact your practice.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
Chilwin Cheng, Ascendion Law,

Utilizing the CBABC Reconciliation Response Plan in your Firm

CBABC guides law firms in response to the Calls to Action through adoption of a Reconciliation Response Plan (RRP). The RRP assists by aligning with a firm's business plan in an effort to maximize awareness and understanding of Indigenous concerns among corporate team members.

Practice & Business Management, Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
John P. Brown, Legal and Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives, McCarthy Tetrault, Karey Brooks, Principal, JFK Law, Aboriginal,

Civility and the Legal Profession during COVID-19

Jennifer Brun & Andrea Fraser examine how the pandemic has impacted all aspects of the legal profession and, in some instances, has forced courts, lawyers, and clients to adjust expectations. Through it all, the duty to maintain our civility and professionalism remains paramount.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Jennifer Brun, CBABC 2020-2021 President, Harris & Brun Law Corporation, Andrea Fraser, Vancouver Bar Association 2020-2021 President, Guild Yule, coronavirus, pandemic, COVID, coronavirus,

Effective Document Management in Digital Hearings

Kate Gower discusses what is happening in Courts across Canada to maintain procedural integrity in virtual proceedings, and shares best practices for managing documents in the digital environment.

Lawyering Skills, Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
Kate Gower, Gower Modern Law,

E-Filing for the Court of Appeal Using Adobe

Our panelists demonstrate how to use Adobe to prepare your materials and how to use the courts’ e-filing system. Whether you are preparing a smaller document or an Appeal Book, this webinar covers the basics and best practices to minimize perceived complexity and ensure success.

Lawyering Skills, Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member FREE
Timothy Outerbridge, Registrar of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia, Patricia White, CSO Information Management Business Analyst, Court Services Branch, Rose Singh, E-Discovery Project Manager, McCarthy T├ętrault LLP,

Solicitors Series: Part 3

Best Practices for Second and Private Mortgages

This webinar considers the nuances and difficulties for lawyers and their staff when doing second and private mortgages. We examine the context of such loans, the players involved, how to handle the tight timeframes, and more.

Substantive Law, Lawyering Skills

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Tim Lack, Partner, Bridgehouse Law Vancouver,

Be a Lawyer, Not a Lender: Best Practices for Getting Paid

Andrew Morrison and Greg Palm give an insightful and timely discussion about techniques you can implement to ensure you get paid for your work, including documenting retainer terms, common and creative ways of securing fees in advance, and more.

Practice & Business Management

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
Andrew Morrison, Shields Harney, Greg T. Palm, Hamilton Duncan,

Solicitors Series: Part 2

Preventing Mortgage and Real Estate Fraud in BC

The “F” words – Fraud, Forgeries & Fake ID! Fraud continues to be prevalent in the BC real estate market. Brett Horton discuss the various types of fraud and how real estate lawyers can help prevent it.

Substantive Law, Lawyering Skills

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Brett Horton, Counsel & Director, Commercial Business Development - BC, Stewart Title Guaranty Company,

Implementing Virtual Mediation for Conflict Resolution

Join us as we discuss best practices and ethical issues in mediation using an online format. Learn about logistics essentials, how technology affects the structure of the mediation, how to prepare your client and yourself as counsel for an effective online mediation, and more.

Lawyering Skills

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
Michael F. Welsh QC, FCIArb, C. Med., Q. Arb., Cert. Fam. Arb., Michael Welsh Dispute Resolution, Diane Bell QC, Clark Wilson LLP, Ronald J. Smith QC, Just Family Solution Mediation & Arbitration, Stephen McPhee QC, RLR Lawyers,

An Introduction to UNDRIP and the Making of UNDRIP Law in Canada

Gain an understanding of the significance of the Declaration and why some people, including Indigenous people, support the aspirations in the Declaration but are concerned about these becoming law. Learn about the legal meaning and risks associated with BC’s Bill 41, and potential future events.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics, Substantive Law

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Sandy Carpenter, Co-Founder, Canadian Regulatory and Indigenous Law, , , Aboriginal,

Solicitors Series: Part 1

Title Insurance Fundamentals in Residential Properties in BC

Brett Horton deep dives into Stewart Title’s residential lender and owner policies, including covered risks, exclusions & exceptions, special considerations for strata properties & First Nations developments, and more.

Substantive Law

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Brett Horton, Counsel & Director, Commercial Business Development - BC, Stewart Title Guaranty Company,

Truth & Reconciliation: Indigenous Rights and Title

Join our presenters, who are experts in aboriginal law, as they discuss colonial historical policies, an overview of the interpretations of “aboriginal title,” the evolution of cases from British Columbia, and more.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics, Substantive Law

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
Christopher G. Devlin, DWG Law Corporation, Elin Sigurdson, Mandell Pinder LLP, Aboriginal, Indigenous,

An Evening with Professor Gillian Hadfield

Technology, Globalization and our Legal System

Prof. Gillian Hadfield examines how to make law more accessible, effective and capable of fulfilling its role in balancing innovation, growth and fairness. She also discusses the reform & redesign of legal systems challenged by globalization & technology.

Professional Responsibility & Ethics

1.5 CPD

Member FREE
Non-Member $150
Gillian Hadfield, Faculty Affiliate at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto, Center for Human-Compatible AI at the University of California, Berkeley,

The ABC's of Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency

This webinar introduces the concepts of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to lawyers who are not in this field. Learn the basics of the terminology and use of these technologies, gain a better understanding of how your clients and your practice may be affected, and more.

Substantive Law, Professional Responsibility & Ethics

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
D. Ross McGowan, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Robert Dawkins, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Christopher Ross, Tax Law Associate, DLA Piper LLP,

Supporting Clients in Mediation & Arbitration

This webinar helps you educate, prepare and support your clients so they have a realistic understanding of the process and potential outcomes of Mediation & Arbitration. Experienced panelists discuss mediation and arbitration in both family and civil law.

Lawyering Skills

2.0 CPD

Member $100
Non-Member $200
William Holder, Partner & Chair, Mediation & Arbitration, Clark Wilson LLP, Co-Chair of the CBABC Branch ADR - Vancouver Section,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 1

Foundations of Unbundling - An Intake Model

Forrest (Woody) Mosten discusses the history and prospects of unbundled legal services as well as the benefits to the public and the legal system. Kari Boyle & Nancy Cameron examine the unbundling movement in BC. Laurel Dietz details her intake and assessment process.

Practice & Business Management

1.5 CPD

Member $75
Non-Member $150
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Nancy J. Cameron Q.C., Kari Boyle,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 2

Intake and Initial Consultation

A well-designed intake and initial consultation/assessment process is critical for a successful unbundling practice. Kari Boyle and Laurel Dietz roleplay a simulation of an initial client consultation.

Practice & Business Management

0.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Laurel Dietz,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 3

Creative Unbundled Pricing Strategies

Our panelists discuss the “business” side of unbundling and how to design effective pricing strategies to support a lucrative unbundling practice.

Practice & Business Management

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Michael Butterfield, Laura Atkinson,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 4

Effective Use of Retainer Agreements; Scope Creep; Ending the Relationship

Learn about the important elements of an unbundled retainer agreement, how to address scope creep, and when and how to end a relationship with a client or transition to a traditional retainer agreement.

Practice & Business Management

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Zahra Jimale,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 5

Making an Unbundled Practice Work for you Financially

Our panelists discuss the benefits and challenges of providing unbundled services as it relates to value for the client and income for the lawyer; and if there is a point at which the lawyer hurts the client by providing unbundled services.

Practice & Business Management

0.5 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Michael Butterfield,

Unbundling Workshop: Part 6

Reshaping Your Practice to Unbundle

This webinar examines the nature of the lawyer-client relationship and the benefits of a collaborative approach. We also discuss the importance of advertising your unbundled services and ways to reduce your overhead.

Practice & Business Management

1.0 CPD

Member $50
Non-Member $100
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Nancy J. Cameron Q.C., Laura Atkinson/p>,
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