You are here: Home > Education > Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Activities > CPD Programs > December 2017 - January 2018 ~ Winter Replays

December 2017 - January 2018 ~ Winter Replays

— filed under:

If you missed the original live presentation for a sold out program, the Law Society is pleased to now offer the replay for these and other popular CPD programs.

These programs are DVD replays of previously recorded live presentations offered here in the Law Society Classroom. Lunch and refreshments are not included. Feel free to bring your own refreshments.

REGISTRATION FORM

Monday, December 11, 2017
Sound Cybersecurity Practices For Your Law Firm
Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure
Grace Under Pressure: Taking the "I" out of Family Law

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules
You are Not Alone: The Lawyer’s Guide to Dealing with Anxiety
Plain Language Communication

Friday, December 15, 2017
Estate Litigation and Administration
10th Annual Hot Topics In Real Estate

Monday, January 8, 2018
Costs In Estate Litigation: Changes And Trends
Getting and Growing Grit: The Secret to Success
For the Sake of the Children...For Lawyers

Friday,  January 12, 2018
Anatomy of a Child Protection Matter
Hot Topics in Wills and Estates

 

Monday, December 11, 2017

Sound Cybersecurity Practices For Your Law Firm

Time: 9:00 am - 10:15 am

originally presented April 2017

This very practical program will further your awareness of cybersecurity risks, and will provide you with valuable information about the technologies and cybersecurity practices you can adopt to reduce these risks.

Presenters: Sean Shore, James Morris and Tana Christianson
~1.25 CPD hours including 1.25 EPPM hours

Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

originally presented October 2016

Do you struggle with where to begin when facing a mortgage sale and foreclosure?  Then this program is for you.  As lending practices become more complex, the Land Titles Office has to adapt.  Russell Davidson will explain the evolving rules and nuances from the LTO’s perspective and Albina Moran will provide a general outline of the mortgage sale and foreclosure process in Manitoba and highlight issues that can arise. 

Presenters: Albina Moran and Russell Davidson
~ 1.5 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

Grace Under Pressure: Taking the “I” out of Family Law

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented September 2014

This program offers tips and strategies to develop and maintain professional composure at all stages of your family law files. The panel will also illustrate by example how this may lead to solutions, happier clients and payment of your fees!

Presenters: Associate Chief Justice Marianne Rivoalen, Marta Smith and Greg Evans
~ 1.5 CPD hours including 1.5 EPPM hours


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules: A Focus on Case Management, Proportionality and Expediency

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

originally presented May 2017

The Manitoba Queen’s Bench Rules are undergoing their first major overhaul since the 1980’s. Attend this program for an overview of the new rules and the court’s new associated practices to find out what the changes will mean in your day-to-day practice.

Presenters:Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter and Michael Weinstein

~1.5 CPD hours including 0 EPPM hours

You are Not Alone: The Lawyer’s Guide to Dealing with Anxiety

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

originally presented November 2016

This program has been tailored specifically for lawyers and will give you some basic information on what anxiety is and how it reveals itself. More importantly, you will learn about strategies to manage anxiety and what resources are available to help yourself and your colleagues.

Presenter: Kellie Williams, Public Education Coordinator, Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba
~ 1.5 CPD hours including 1.5 EPPM hours

Plain Language Communication

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

originally presented November 2016

Clear and effective communication is the foundation of a successful law practice, yet lawyers often rely heavily on legalese.  Learn about the benefits of using plain language, and easy steps you can take starting today to change your habits and communicate more powerfully.

Presenters: Elliot Leven, Christina Wasyliw and Natasha Brown
~ 1.25 CPD hours including 1.25 EPPM hours


Friday, December 15, 2017

Estate Litigation and Administration

Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

originally presented March 2017

Experienced counsel will identify some common litigation issues that arise in estate matters and review how to prepare a passing of accounts.  Hear from a Master in the Court of Queen’s Bench and Legal Counsel with the Public Guardian and Trustee on what they each look for when considering an application to pass accounts.

Presenters: Master Shayne Berthaudin, John Poyser, Ken Mandzuik, Bryan Hyman and
Nicole Hamilton
~ 3.25 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

10th Annual Hot Topics In Real Estate

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented April 2017

For this 10th anniversary presentation we have assembled an “all star” panel chaired by Jeff Shypit. As always, they will provide you with a review of hot topics currently facing real estate practitioners as well as a few of the panelists’ “Top 10” lists.

Presenters: Jeff Shypit, Russell Davidson and Robert Tyler
~3 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours


Monday, January 8, 2018

Costs In Estate Litigation: Changes And Trends

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

original live program scheduled for November 2017

Experienced counsel discuss recent changes and current trends including topics such as how are costs being affected by the court’s focus on proportionality, costs in the context of passing of accounts, the importance of client management and much more!

Presenters: Dana Nelko & Annika Friesen
~ 1.5 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

Getting and Growing Grit: The Secret to Success

Time: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

originally presented May 2017

Learn what the grit and growth mindset is all about from Certified Executive Coach Allison Wolf, who will provide insight and tools on how this mindset can impact lawyer resilience, performance, and effectiveness. Gain practical skills for applying this grit and growth mindset to the everyday challenges of your legal practice including handling a heavy workload, dealing with negative feedback, and managing difficult clients.

Presenter: Allison Wolf, Certified Executive Coach and publisher of Lawyer With A Life
~ 1.25 CPD hours including 1.25 EPPM hours

For the Sake of the Children...For Lawyers

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented October 2017


Have you have heard about the For the Sake of the Children program offered to parents by Family Conciliation? Register to attend a condensed version of this program that has been tailored to focus on the information most relevant to help lawyers in assisting their clients.

Presenter: Kathy Balagus, Coordinator, Family Conciliation Services
~ 1.5 CPD hours including 0 EPPM hours

 

Friday,  January 12, 2018

Anatomy of a Child Protection Matter

Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

originally presented December 2016

This program will lead you through the various stages of a child protection matter from apprehension up until trial and will address some of the challenging issues and ambiguities in the process and how to deal with them effectively.

Presenters Include: Judges from the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Family Division) and
Provincial Court of Manitoba, a Master, Experienced Agency and Parents' Counsel and the Executive director of All Nations Coordinated Response Network (ANCR).
~3.5 CPD hours
including 1.5 EPPM hours

Hot Topics in Wills and Estates 

Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

originally presented September & December 2017

In this highly informative program, experienced counsel willcover a wide range of topics, from issues to address in dealing with U.S. vacation property in wills and estate planning, to ethical considerations, including “who is my client?".

Presenters: Eleanor Wiebe, Q.C. and Caroline Kiva
~ 3 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

Past Programs

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Land Titles eRegistration & Electronic Funds Transfer

Time: 9:00 am - 11:45 am

originally presented October 2017

Presenters: Russell Davidson, Derrick Dubell, Kathy Levacque and Maureen Terra
~2.75 CPD hours including 1 EPPM hour

Land Titles eForms 101

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented December 2016

Presenters: Russell Davidson, Maureen Terra and KK Pinkowski
~3 CPD hours i
ncluding 0 EPPM hours

 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Changes to Probate QBR

Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am

originally presented June 2017

Amended Queen’s Bench Rules 74.12 and 74.14 came into effect on July 1, 2017.
Attend this session for a discussion of the changes to the Rules and recommended practices.

Presenters: Justice Herbert Rempel, Senior Master Frederick Lee and John Fergusson
~0.75 CPD hours including 0 EPPM hours

The Lawyer’s Guide to Understanding and Interpreting Drug Test Results

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

originally presented February 2017

If you practice criminal law, child protection law, employment law or any other area of law and have had to deal with drug tests, this program is for you. Learn more about the different types of drug tests, what they test for, the factors that can impact test results and much more!

Presenters: Dr. Daniel Sitar, Dr. Waylon Hunt and Cecil Sveinson
~1.5 CPD hours including 0 EPPM hours

Files Gone Wild: Top Ten Pitfalls to Avoid  

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented March 2017

Law Society Professional Liability Insurance claim staff recount terrible tales of actual insurance claims against real lawyers and offer tips on how these claims might have been avoided.

Presenters: Tana Christianson and James Cox
~1.5 CPD hours including 1.5 EPPM hours

Document Actions