Three Upcoming CBA CPD-Accredited Seminars Scheduled

November 24, 2010

The CBA British Columbia Branch is offering three more webinar opportunities to meet acquire BC Law Society Continuing Professional Development credit for 2010. Each webinar provides 100% of the required 2 hours for the professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and practice management component:

  • Negotiating: Settling without Losing. Making Money with Happy Clients and Closing Files” is scheduled for November 30:

    As a lawyer you need to master the art of negotiation to effectively represent and advocate for your clients – regardless of who these clients may be. While practice does make perfect, it is equally important to understand the theory behind winning negotiation strategies. Join us as we review some of the most common negotiation tactics and explore how they work, why they work and how you will benefit from integrating them in your daily practice.

  • Providing Independent Legal Advice in Family Law Practice” is scheduled for December 1:

    In this accredited professional development webinar, you will learn how to complete all phases of providing independent legal advice (ILA) for family law matters, including: risk assessment, explaining the nature and consequence of the agreement and enforceability. Our expert panelists will also provide an practical overview of ILAs, file management and ethical issues in family law practice.

  • How Can Lawyers Benefit From Social Media” is scheduled for December 14:

    How can lawyers benefit from social media? What is Social media? What about Linked In, Face book, Twitter and Legal On-ramp? What about on-line collaboration tools and how they compare to social media? Learn how to effectively use technology and social media to better manage your time, provide better client service, and operate your law practice in a more efficient and satisfying manner. Come with your questions and explore the new world of web 2.0 in an interactive, fun and entertaining session.

Program details, registration information, and technical requirements are available on the course website for each.

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