PLEASE NOTE: Until it is safe to proceed in person, all of our collegial events or gatherings and education programs will be offered online where possible, or postponed to a later date. We will continue to update you on new formats for existing programs and new programs under development. For a list of all postponed or cancelled programs go here.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide further updates, including decisions for future programs, as things evolve.

 

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All litigators must become adept at using and challenging digital evidence in court, and there is no substitute for learning-by-doing. The Advocates' Society is pleased to introduce its new Digital Evidence Skills Workshop, which is designed to help advocates do just that.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
1:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Join our panel of esteemed mediators as they share their experiences • the good, bad and the ugly • in conducting virtual mediations. This program is presented by the Arbitration and Mediation Advocacy Practice Group.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Now in its 15th year! Transform the virtual courtroom into a classroom in this highly acclaimed trial skills workshop. Receive individualized feedback from experienced trial lawyers and judges in real time throughout the program.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
9:00 AM
 
 
 
 
Join us for the final installment of our Preparation Series focusing on Opening Statements and Closing Arguments and find out how to effectively prepare the bookends of your trial. You will learn how to start strong and end strong, how to organize the evidence logically and how and when to adjust your opening statement and closing argument in order to accommodate surprises. Using real-world examples, our esteemed faculty will bring advanced preparation techniques and strategies to life.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
1:00 PM
 
 
 
 
What's the status of technology in British Columbia Courts? Where are we headed? And how can lawyers use technology to their advantage in electronic trials? This program brings together members of the Bench and Bar to discuss the current status of technology in B.C. Courts, along with practical tips and tricks for lawyers to incorporate technology into their practices, with a special emphasis on the electronic trial.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
9:00 AM
 
 
 


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