CBA Skilled Lawyer Series

The CBA Skilled Lawyers Series is in its 11th season and in addition to the Commercial Insolvency and Restructuring 8-webinar stream, a new 8-webinar stream addressing Essential Skills and Competencies for Virtual Hearings and Remote Litigation is now available, starting February 2021. You could earn up to 24 hours of CPD credits (with live and on-demand webinars) and continue to build upon your skill set in just a few months.

Members save up to $200 on the full stream. Plus, upcoming individual Skilled Lawyers Series webinars are only $75 for members (reduced from $125). Student and Young Lawyer members save even more!

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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.

Feb 10. 2021 – May 18, 2021 | 8 Sessions | 12 CPD hours

Commercial Insolvency and Restructuring

Essential Skills for Corporate Lawyers to Help Clients through Difficult Times

Unanticipated events and difficult economic times can affect even your strongest corporate clients, leading to the need for your clients to consider their options on how to survive. To best serve your clients, you need the skills to recognize early warning signs of trouble, to understand formal restructuring options and to understand informal workout options. Join experienced insolvency and restructuring lawyers and trustees to learn how to navigate the restructuring and insolvency process and to gain the know-how to help your small to mid-sized corporate clients during challenging times.

Oct. 26, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2021 | 8 Sessions | 12 CPD hours

Past Programs (available on-demand)


The Legal Lifecycle of a Business
Feb. 12 - Aug. 6, 2020

Essentials for Litigators
Jan. 28 - May 19, 2020

Drafting Effective Business Documents
Feb. 15 - May 10, 2018

Interpreting Financial Statements
Jan. 30 - May 1, 2018