With a wide range of options — including live, online and free courses available all day, every day — paralegals should have no problem meeting their CPD Requirement by year’s end. The courses below are particularly relevant to the paralegal scope of practice.
Any approved CPD activity is valid for the Requirement, including courses that are aimed at lawyers, and offered by lawyers’ organizations.
Dec. 3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities – OBA 3.0 P
email@example.com / www.oba.org
Dec. 10 – 2nd Annual Human Rights Summit – LSUC 5.0 S / 1.0 P
Dec. 12 – Civil Appeals: The Year In Review – LSUC – 2.5 S / 0.5 P
Jan. 7 – Workplace Safety and Insurance Board – LSG College of Law – First day of a four-week, 24-hour certificate course. Regulations, processes and procedures culminate in a mock hearing. Ralph Carnovale will instruct. – 9.0 S / 3.0 P
Key: P = Professionalism Hours / S = Substantive Hours
More Information on the CPD Requirement
CPD Changes Approved by Convocation (Includes Requirement Chart)
* Note * The Law Society’s CPD Reporting portal will not be available between Jan. 1-19, 2014. Licensees included in the mandatory CPD system must report their 2013 CPD hours in the portal before Dec. 31, 2013 — which means the system may be slow in those last few days.
Information updated Nov. 30. Check with service providers to register and to confirm the CPD Requirement Hours!