Rural Lawyers Education Series

This collective of educational videos has been formulated with the rural lawyer in mind. This short series focuses on building the skills you need to improve upon your client relationships and professional practice. From identifying common ethical issues in rural practice, maximising court time in the Assize System, and maintaining ethical obligations to clients, this series is a must for rural lawyers.

Made Possible by the Law Foundation of BC
A Program of Rural Education & Access to Lawyers


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Description
Michael Welsh, QC and Sarah Westwood discuss the common ethical situations that rural lawyers may find themselves in. Learn about how the Law Society of BC has addressed similar situations in the past.

Speakers
Michael Welsh, QC, Mott Welsh & Associates
Sarah Westwood, Prince Rupert County Bencher, Yuen Westwood Law Corporation

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 19, 2018.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
RUR0918WR 1.0 1.0


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Description
Most court locations in BC operate on the Assize System where the Supreme Court of BC sits periodically, usually for 1 or 2 weeks at a time. Hearings or trials may be scheduled to start any day during that time frame. Learn how to maximize precious counsel and court time within the Assize System.

Speakers
Cindy Friesen, Director Supreme Court Scheduling
Karen Tse, Rockies Law Corporation (Fernie & Sparwood)
Oliver Fleck, Crown Counsel

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 20, 2018.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
RUR0918BWR 1.0 1.0


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Description
Explore how to identify clients before or during the retainer. Identify ways of managing client wishes, expectations and demands, while still maintaining ethical obligations to clients and providing professional and quality legal services.

Speakers
Myron Plett, Myron Plett Law Corporation
Allison Wolf, Shift Works Strategic Inc.

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 21, 2018.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
RUR0918CWR 1.0 1.0


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Disclaimer: 
*Please note that these recordings are provided for the sole use of the registrant and may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.

**The quiz information is legal information only, not legal advice. If you intend to rely on this legal information, use the relevant official paper versions of the statutes and regulations. The quiz information is only current as of the date of the original webinar broadcast, or date as specified within each individual quiz.