Essential Skills and Competencies for Virtual Hearings and Remote Litigation 

Feb. 10 - May 18, 2021

CBA Skilled Lawyer Series

Essential Skills and Competencies for Virtual Hearings and Remote Litigation

The current pandemic, with social distancing requirements and changing physical restrictions, has forced the rapid modernization of the courts that was already slowly taking place across Canada. As a result, most hearings and trials are now occurring remotely and will continue to for the foreseeable future. In this timely series, you will hear from judges and top-notch practitioners currently involved in remote advocacy who will help you gain the updated skills you need to prepare for and conduct virtual hearings and trials. Enhance your e-advocacy competence with new insights on the latest practices and procedures for virtual matters and an improved ability to effectively advocate for your client.

Curriculum (Recordings)

Transforming Your Law Practice for Remote Advocacy and E-Litigation (Recording)
Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET

The Essential Guide to Preparing and Navigating Electronic Documents for Remote Advocacy (Recording)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET

Successfully Utilizing Digital Platforms for Motions, Case Conferences, Mediations, Arbitrations & Judicial Pre-Trials (Recording)
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET

Conducting Virtual Examinations for Discovery, Cross Examinations and Regulatory Examinations: Need to Know Strategies for Changing Times (Recording)
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET

Adapting Your Oral Advocacy Skills to Succeed in this New Era of Remote Proceedings
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET (Recording)

Remote Appellate Advocacy: Best Practices for Virtual Appearances
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET (Recording)

Meeting Your Professional Obligations: New Ethical Issues in Virtual Advocacy
Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET (Recording)

Writing Winning Arguments: Unique Considerations for Virtual Advocacy
Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET (Recording)


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    (8 PROGRAMS)
    CBA Members: $399
    CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $249
    CBA Student Members: $89
    Non-Members: $599
    Government: $499
    Plus applicable taxes

    5 - 9 registrants = 10% discount
    10 - 19 registrants = 15% discount
    20+ = 20% discount
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