Legal Aid BC continues to offer bursaries for continuing professional development courses that are relevant to your legal aid practice. These courses are coming up soon and are available to attend virtually.
November 10 (11:30 pm – 1:30 pm): Starting Your Own Law Practice
November 17, 18, and 19 (9 am – 2 pm each day): 2021 Annual CIAJ Conference: Indigenous Peoples and the Law
December 3 (9 am – 3:45 pm): Immigration Issues in Depth 2021
December 15 (12:35 pm – 1:35 pm): "Making the Most of Expert Evidence" Criminal Defence Series: Session 3 - What Makes You the Expert? Practical Tips for Qualifying, and Disqualifying, Expert Witnesses
To be considered for these bursaries, you must have an LABC vendor number, have taken a minimum of three legal aid contracts in the last 12 months, and agree to take a minimum of three contracts in the coming year.
To apply for a bursary, email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the name of the course, your call date, vendor number, and confirmation that you agree to take the minimum number of contracts in the coming months. Selection of bursary recipients is at the discretion of LABC.
LABC is also promoting this CBA section meeting that’s available for free via CBA’s Privilege Pass:
November 10 (12:45 pm – 1:45 pm): Justice Canada: Overview of the HELP Toolkit: Identifying and Responding to Family Violence for Family Law Legal Advisers
If interested, you do not have to contact us; please enroll directly with CBA via the link.