Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Modern Legal Writing 101 (MLW 101)

  • 15 May 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Vancouver
  • 10


  • This rate applies to the members in good standing of the Amici Curiae Pro Bono Paralegal Program, Greater Vancouver Legal Nurse Consultants and UBC Law.
  • This rate is available to current subscribers of the BC Civil Litigation Guide. It may be used by the firm once per event.
  • This rate applies to the those sending more than one delegate to this course session. To avail of this rate, all delegates must be registered at the same time.
  • Rate for those attending to fulfill their mandatory continuing professional development activities for the Law Society of British Columbia.

Registration is closed
Professional Development Course:

Modern Legal Writing 101 (MLW 101)

"Learn how to write for your clients benefit."

Try our 10 point pre-workshop assessment.


Yvonne Choi legal assistant, Harris and Company LLP

Dom Bautista, executive director, Law Courts Center


This workshop has been designed to be practical and interactive. At the end of the day, you should be able to:

  • be clear on purpose and effect;
  • attend to basic correspondence etiquette;
  • learn to answer the relevant questions;
  • learn the psychology of delivering good or bad news;
  • use physical features to aid understanding;
  • use modern  structure and formats;
  • organize letters for highest impact; and
  • conform to the new Law Society of BC's Respectful Language Guidelines.

Participants must be able to demonstrate specific skills by completing activities prior to the course.

This workshop will provide you with 7.0 CPD hours including 2.0 practice management hour.

Each full day session offers:

  • an interactive class providing hands-on practice;
  • a limit of 14 participants, to ensure optimum learning;
  • a workbook.
Single Seat Rate: $548.80 CAD
Multi Seat Rate: $521.36 CAD (each)

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For more information contact:

Call: 604.685.2727

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