Small Claims, Winning Strategies – New CPD

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OsgoodePD continues to bring paralegal scope practice to life, with its content-rich courses geared to our needs. The newest course provides two days of essentials related to Small Claims Court.

Small Claims: Essential Law, Winning Strategies runs Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, in downtown Toronto. Participants can attend in person or over the web.

Chaired by Deputy Judge Beverley Martel and paralegal Fredrick Goodman, and featuring an expert faculty of Deputy Judges, lawyers and paralegals, this program will provide you with up-to-date guidance on the law, effective approaches to practice, ethical and professional issues, and even the business side of successful Small Claims practice.

Developed with paralegals in mind, topics include:

  • Right from the beginning: effective written advocacy in Small Claims
  • Settlement conferences: recipes for success before trial
  • Motions/default and interlocutory proceedings
  • Conducting the trial
  • Enforcing your judgment, with or without a contempt hearing
  • Ethical and professional issues in Small Claims practice
  • Particular actions in Small Claims – a checklist of essential background information for actions in wrongful dismissal, insurance-related claims or professional negligence
  • How to make a Small-Claims practice cost-effective and profitable
  • Effective Small Claims advocacy—demonstration and commentary

Small Claims: Essential Law, Winning Strategies

What You Need To Know About This Program
When:

    In-person at 1 Dundas St. West, and live by webinar:

    Friday, April 1, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
    Saturday, April 2, 2016 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
    Online replay: April 28-29, 2016

Where:

    Located just west of the Eaton Centre, on Dundas Street West in Toronto

CPD Hours Available:

    Both days: 12.0 hours (3.0 professionalism, 9.0 substantive)
    Day One only: 6.75 hours (1.75 professionalism, 5.0 substantive)
    Day Two only: 5.25 hours (1.25 professionalism, 4.0 substantive)

The fee:

    One-day-only registration (either day): $525 + HST.
    Full two-day package: $895 + HST (a saving of $155 + HST)
    The fee includes program materials and (for in-person registrants) continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments.
  • Paralegal SCOPE readers: Use the discount code “00-SCPE” when you register and receive a 20% discount.

Group discounts are available; inquire about financial assistance that may be available.

Need More Information?:
For more information about this and other OsgoodePD courses and programs, contact:
Paul Truster ptruster@osgoode.yorku.ca

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