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July - August 2018 ~ Summer Replays

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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

 Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Builder's Liens
The New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules – From Principles to Practice

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The 3rd Annual Child Protection Program

Thursday, July 19, 2018

**LAST CHANCE PROGRAM**
Microsoft Word for the Legal Profession with  Barron Henley

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

10th Annual Hot Topics In Real Estate
You are Not Alone: The Lawyer’s Guide to Dealing with Anxiety

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
**LAST CHANCE PROGRAM**
Legal Technology Academy with Barron Henley

Thursday,
July 26, 2018

Wills that Work
Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Estate Litigation and Administration
The Lawyer’s Guide to Drug Test Results

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018


 
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018

 
** LAST CHANCE PROGRAM ** These programs have been exclusively made available as DVD replays and this is the final scheduled replay date.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Builders’ Liens

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

originally presented April 2016

Part 1- The Basics of Builders’ Liens: Rights, Registration and Reality
Presenters:
Daryl Chicoine & Nicole Hamilton

Part 2 - Practical Considerations: Life After Stuart Olson

Presenters: Justice James Edmond & Tom Turner

~ 3 CPD hours, including 0.5 EPPM hours

 

The New Civil Queen’s Bench Rules – From Principles to Practice

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

originally presented April 2018

A diverse panel will focus on the practical application of the new rules and address questions that have arisen in the first few months since their implementation.

Presenters:  Chief Justice Glenn Joyal, Associate Chief Justice Shane Perlmutter, 
Sharon Phillips (Trial Coordinator), Dean Scaletta, and moderator, Bernice Bowley. 
 
~ 2 CPD hours including 1 EPPM hour


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The 3rd Annual Child Protection Program

originally presented December, 2017

The 3rd Annual Child Protection Program Part 1
Time: 9:00 am -
12:00 pm

Presentations include:

  • Child Protection System and the Legacy of Residential Schools
  • Update on New Child Protection Model & Case Law Review

Presenters:  Senator Murray Sinclair, Justice Gwen Hatch,  Justice Lore Mirwaldt, Master Carol Sharp, Crystal Kennedy, Dianna Nesbit and Michael Paluk.

~ 3 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours


The 3rd Annual Child Protection Program Part 2

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presentations include:
  • Panel on Amicus Curiae
  • Preparing for and Conducting a Child Protection Trial
Presenters:  David Joycey, William Hedges, Lorraine Mocarski, Justice Michael Thomson, Kris Janovcik, Annette Horst and Shawn Scarcello.
 
~ 3 CPD hours including 1.5 EPPM hours


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Microsoft Word for the Legal Profession

originally presented June, 2016
Presenter: Barron Henley

Part 1 - Word 101 & Beyond
Time: 9:00 am -
12:00 pm

Stop letting Word abuse you and make your life easier by discovering how this word processing tool was intended to be used. Barron will demonstrate how to fix Word's default settings, customize your interface, explore basic editing tools and beyond. This segment includes a detailed explanation of Word's Formatting Fundamentals (font, paragraph & section).
 
~ 3 CPD hours including 3 EPPM hours

 

Part 2 - Advanced Word & Fixing Broken Documents
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session delves deeper into unlocking the full power of Word including automatic paragraph numbering, complex page numbering and an introduction to styles. Applying what you now know about Word, Barron walks us through how to fix your old broken documents and set yourself up for future success!
 
~ 3 CPD hours including 3 EPPM hours

* Note while you may attend Part 2 of this program on its own it is recommended that you take both parts together as Part 2 assumes you understand many of the Word fundamentals discussed in Part 1.
 
 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

10th Annual Hot Topics In Real Estate

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 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


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

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 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

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Legal Technology Academy

originally presented June 2016
Presenter: Barron Henley

Part 1 - Essential Legal Technology for Protecting Yourself

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Barron shares his wealth of knowledge as a legal technology consultant in this comprehensive review of essential law firm technology for automating and streamlining your practice. From email encryption, metadata and password protection Barron shares his technology tips and tricks for securely sharing
electronic documents and much more.

~ 3 CPD hours including 3 EPPM hours

 

Part 2 - Communication Breakdowns & Paper Reduction

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Many complaints filed against lawyers are the result of poor communication. Barron provides practical tips for improving your communication by documenting routine practices and identifying areas for possible improvement. He also explores a key area for increasing efficiency through paper reduction, by providing a detailed road-map on how to achieve this.

~ 3 CPD hours including 3 EPPM hours


Thursday, July 26, 2018

Wills that Work: Practical and Proficient Drafting

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

originally presented February 2015

Learn from Eleanor Wiebe, Q.C. and Caroline Kiva, as they review some of the most common issues in drafting wills and discuss how to avoid difficulties.

Presenters: Eleanor Wiebe and Caroline Kiva

~ 3 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

Mortgage Sale and Foreclosure

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 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


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Estate Litigation and Administration

Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 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

~ 3.5 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours


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

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 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


Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 

2017 Hot Topics in Wills and Estates 

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

originally presented 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


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

 

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 

Getting and Growing Grit: The Secret to Success

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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

~ 1.5 CPD hours including 1.5 EPPM hours

 

Family Trust Tips and Traps

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

originally presented October 2016

This program will focus on common issues and problems that arise in the context of the drafting and use of family trusts. It will include discussion of trust law and tax law issues, including issues concerning identity of settlors and trustees, rules with respect to distribution of property to beneficiaries, corporate association
rules and planning for the 21-year deemed disposition rule.

Presenter: Johanna C.C. Caithness

~ 1 CPD hour 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



Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 

Valuations & Accounting Issues under The Family Property Act (FPA): What Every Lawyer Needs to Know

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

originally presented May 2018

Attend this session to learn how to be an "ace" at Accounting hearings before the Master; how to get a proper valuation of a "cash only" business; when you need a CBV and what it can cost; when "commingling" turned out to be "NOT commingling"; or what's risky about relying on a corporation's own accountant for the valuation and much more!

Presenters: Master Shayne Berthaudin, Norm Yusim and Al Martyszenko

~ 3 CPD hours including 0.5 EPPM hours

 

Hot Topics in Tax: Considerations for Your Practice Structure, Billing Practices and Income

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

originally presented May 2018

As a diligent practitioner, you’re vigilant about potential tax issues when advising clients on their legal matters. However, are you also taking the time to think about tax issues relating to your legal practice structure, billing practices, income and pension? Attend this program chaired by Cy Fien,  focused on important tax issues that you need to consider for your own practice to ensure they comply with legislative and ethical requirements.

Presenters: Johanna Caithness, Greg Gillis, Brian Janzen, John Jeninga and chaired by Cy Fien

~ 3 CPD hours including 1 EPPM hour

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