Does a client know little about her financial situation and is she having difficulty in court because she is afraid of her ex-partner? Have your staff been harassed by an aggressive, unrepresented opposing party?
Learn techniques on how to handle these and other challenges in our self-directed on-line course, “Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships”. Designed for family law lawyers in Ontario, this 3 hour course is CPD accredited for 1 hour 20 minutes Professionalism Hours and is eligible for up to 1 hour 10 minutes Substantive Hours.
About the Course
This is a self-directed online course, which you may do on your own schedule, in one or multiple sittings. It takes approximately 3 hours to complete and is CPD accredited for 1 hour 20 minutes Professionalism Hours and eligible for up to 1 hour 10 minutes Substantive Hours.
The course consists of narrated slide presentations and short quizzes. We recommend a high speed internet connection for optimal viewing of the presentations; however, transcripts are also provided. It includes the Luke’s Place publication, “Best Practices Manual for Lawyers with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships” -- an important guide to your work in this area.
How to Enroll
This course is designed for lawyers in Ontario.
To enroll, you must provide the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Business email address
- If you are a practicing lawyer: your LSUC number and year of call to the bar
- If you are a law student: law school and the year you are in
When your payment is received and your information is verified, you will receive an email message with course access information.
If your information cannot be validated, your payment will be reimbursed by cheque minus a 25% administrative fee.