Last Chance to Register for Chambers Applications-Part I

June 8, 2005


Dye & Durham is pleased to offer an 11 part Lunch & e-Learn Webinar Series on the topic of Civil Litigation and Family Law. These sessions are all held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m PDT/PST and are designed for litigation paralegals and litigation support staff.     June 14, 2005     Chambers Applications (Part I)     Review of various types of Chambers Applications      Review of documents needed for a Chambers Application      How to obtain short leave and reset a Chambers Application     What is a Without Notice Application?     Review of Supreme Court Rule 51A (Setting Down Applications for Hearing)

ADDITIONAL SESSIONS      June 28, 2005      Chambers Applications (Part II) – How to Draft Materials in Support of a Chambers Application     Basic drafting principles     Review of applicable Supreme Court Rules     Drafting the Notice of Motion     Drafting the Affidavit     Drafting the Order      Drafting the Outline and Response

     September 20, 2005     SC Rule 68 – Expedited Litigation Project Rule (Effective September 1, 2005)     Actions to which Rule 68 does and does not apply     Document disclosure requirements     Limitations on Discovery     Requirement to provide Witness Lists and Summary of Evidence that witness will provide at trial     Case Management Conference may be requested/directed and what matters may be considered     Trial Management Conference requirement     Review of new forms

    October 4, 2005     SC Rule 66 – Fast Track Litigation     Actions to which Rule 66 does and does not apply     Document disclosure requirements     Limitation on Examinations for Discovery      Trial requirements     Costs limited     Review of forms     October 18, 2005     List of Documents     Review of SC Rule 26     Obtaining your client’s documents and working with originals vs. copies     Listing documents under Part I – determining relevance and privilege     Listing documents under Part II – documents that no longer exist     Listing documents under Part III – the requirement to describe privileged documents     November 1, 2005     Bills of Costs (Part I)     Review of costs which may be claimed     Review of SC Rule 57, Appendix B Party and Party Costs and Form 67     How to draft a Bill of Costs – Determining which tariff items to claim     November 15, 2005     Bills of Costs (Part II)     How to draft a Bill of Costs – listing your disbursements     Setting down an Assessment of a Bill of Costs     Justifying costs – Preparation of the Affidavit of Justification

     November 29, 2005     Trial Preparation for Support Staff     How to set down a trial     Trial BFs to keep in mind     File organization     Contacting witnesses/experts and issuing Subpoenas     Listing documents to be used at trial     Review requests made at Discoveries

     December 6, 2005     Desk Order Divorce     Documents required      Child Support Affidavits      Affidavit in Support of Divorce     Order      Common pitfalls

     December 20, 2005     Financial Statements     Review of SC Rule 60D      Who is required to file a Financial Statement?     What financial information needs to be attached to a Financial Statement?     Updated Financial Statements on change of circumstances      Continuous disclosureMissed the first session?  Recording and written materials of “Civil Litigation Overview for Junior Legal Administrative Assistants” still available!The first nine sessions are instructed by Ms. Ann Halkett, Senior Paralegal, Alexander Holburn Beaudin Lang LLP and the last two family sessions will be instructed by Mr. David Halkett, Barrister and Solicitor, McQuarrie Hunter.NOTE TO ALL LAWYERSAttendance at this course can be listed as continuing education in completing your Annual Report to the Law Society of British Columbia.REGISTER TODAY!These one-hour webinar series are designed for paralegals and legal support staff.. From the comfort of your office or home, events are delivered over the Internet and accessed on Java Web Start (a free download made available upon registration). No separate phone lines are needed. Both audio and visual portions of the events are transmitted via the Internet.REGISTRATION FEE:  $84.95 + $5.95 gst = $90.90 per session.OR SIGN UP FOR ENTIRE SERIES AND SAVE $100!For additional information, call 604-713-7167, email [email protected] or visit

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