Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Trial Preparation for Civil Firms 101

  • 18 May 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • 19 May 2016
  • 5:00 PM
  • Law Courts Center 840 Howe ST #150 Vancouver V6Z2L2
  • 8


  • This rate applies to the members in good standing of the following groups:
    1. Amici Curiae Pro Bono Paralegal Program,
  • 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 activities for the Law Society of British Columbia.
  • This is a license for one person. Each lawyer and other staff have to register.

    For lawyers practicing in BC, if you plan to report this as part of your CPD activities, please read the LSBC rules. Part of the rules require that you view this with at least another lawyer (not staff); please ask us if there is lawyer from another firm who has registered.

    Any materials will be sent to you upon payment of registration.

Professional Development Course:


Trial Preparation for Civil Firms 101

Instructor: Ger Campbell senior paralegal Law Courts Center


For Plaintiff: May 18, 2016

This is your best opportunity to learn about the Civil Rules of Court, including the changes taking effect on July 1,2 016, as they apply to trial preparation. You will work with the different Forms and learn how they can impact your case. This course is a prerequisite to the intermediate level course. For those with trial experience, you will pick up new strategies and for those new to trial preparation, you will learn what must be done and when.

Fee $548.80

More information here.

For Defence: May 19, 2016

This course is a terrific opportunity to learn how to prepare for trial from the defence perspective.  If you do plaintiff work, this is a course you must take. Learn to think how the other side thinks.

We will review the applicable Rules of Court, including the changes in effect for July 1, 2016 and the critical process of gathering documents.  You will examine the special considerations concerning lay witnesses and expert evidence.  You will gain insight about how to begin preparing your case from 18 months prior to trial and how to make the best use of your “BF” system. As well, you will gain an understanding of different trial preparation strategies available through our court forms and Rules of Court. 

Fee $548.80

Date: May 19, 2016

More information here.

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