Advanced Family Law for Paralegals


Course Date: April 12, 2018

Course Agenda ▼

Welcome and Introduction

Jeffrey A. Rose, QC — Jeffrey A. Rose, QC, Vancouver
Meghan J. Selinger — Hamilton Fabbro, Vancouver


Wellness in Family Law

  • Strategies for creating a healthy practice
  • Creating smart goals
  • Relaxed vs. unrelaxed

Derek C. LaCroix, QC — Lawyers Assistance Program of BC, Vancouver


Billing Billing Billing

  • How to capture and record time
  • Basics of trust accounts
  • Retainers

Anita Kelln — Office Manager, Hamilton Fabbro, Vancouver

Break


Client Relationships Including Client Confidentiality

  • Client confidentiality
  • Avoiding giving clients legal advice
  • Getting intake information
  • Handling "emergency" calls
  • Scheduling
  • Managing expectations when the lawyers is tied up

Wendy Pok — Aaron Gordon Daykin Nordlinger LLP, Vancouver 
Nancy Vianello — Designated Paralegal, Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver


The Role of a Paralegal in Mediation

  • Scott Schedules
  • F8s
  • Preparing the lawyer for mediation

Chantal M. Cattermole — Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver 
Nancy Vianello — Designated Paralegal, Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver


Networking Lunch


Practice Management for Parenting Coordination

  • Scheduling
  • Managing Communications
  • Tips for running a smooth PC practice

Geeta Gill — Hamilton Fabbro, Vancouver


Break

Trial Prep

Amanda N. Winters — Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver


The Most Important Rules from a Master's Perspective

Master Leslie J. Muir — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver


Closing Questions and Comments

Jeffrey A. Rose, QC — Jeffrey A. Rose, QC, Vancouver
Meghan J. Selinger — Hamilton Fabbro, Vancouver

Total: 5h 18min