Gain insight from experienced panelists and uncover some of the challenges today’s articling students face. Learn practical strategies for helping your students thrive, unearth what is expected of students in the CPLED program, and discover how articling sets the groundwork for a lawyer’s future.

Running Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes

Date: September 2016

On November 1, 2011 the Law Society of Alberta will adopt a new Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct course is intended to assist you in transitioning to the new professional responsibility rules. It consists of 10 lessons. By the end of this course, you should have an understanding of the rules and structure of the new Code of Conduct.

Learn how brains are built, including what kind of experiences promote healthy brain architecture, what kind of experiences derail it, and how these experiences get "under our skin" to affect learning, health, and social outcomes across the life span.

Running Time: 1 hour, 26 minutes

Date: September 2017

NOTE: How to Build a Brain was presented by Dr. Nicole Sherren PhD at the 2017/2018 program, Understanding the Brain - What Lawyers Need to Know. Click here to access the full Seminar on Demand.

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and the confidence to have the conversation with someone who may be struggling with personal issues and to refer them to an appropriate source of help.

"Trust Accounting for Responsible Lawyers" is one of two Trust Accounting courses. It is designed for those who intend to be designated as Responsible Lawyers, or for those seeking more information about trust safety. By the end of this course you should be able to outline the responsibilities of the Responsible Lawyer, perform a trust accounting risk assessment, implement controls to manage risks, maintain required books and records, monitor controls, and manage some general risks.

This course has as a prerequisite "Trust Accounting Fundamentals".

Trust Accounting Fundamentals" is one of two Trust Accounting courses. It is designed for anyone who may deal with trust funds. By the end of this course you should understand why it is necessary to protect trust funds, and how the Law Society's trust fund initiatives affect you. You should also be able to safely perform some common trust account-related activities, and be able to minimize risks for you and your firm.

This course is a prerequisite for "Trust Accounting for Responsible Lawyers.