For members of the Law Society

As of 2019, members of the Law Society of BC can claim CPD credit with LSBC for time spent reviewing a previously recorded course.  To record your credits search within the LSBC Member Portal for “Courthouse Libraries Archived Webinars - Record for all webinars 2016 – 2021”.  Enter the number of hours spent watching an archived webinar and the date and click “get credit”.

If you plan to review a previously recorded course for CPD credit, it is your responsibility to ensure that your review of the course meets the Law Society of BC’s criteria for Approved Education Activities.

APB CA Training Program

  • Practical Tips from Judges of the Court of Appeal (2021)
  • Chambers Applications at the Court of Appeal (2021)
  • APB Court of Appeal Program Orientation (2021)

Client Relations Skills

  • Trauma-Informed Legal Practice (2020)
  • Working with Clients with FASD (2017)
  • Working more effectively with Clients with Mental Health Issues (2017)

Digital Research Tools

  • CanLII Tips and Tricks (2021)
  • Legislative Research: How to Research Statutory Changes (2020)
  • Legal Research with CLBC's Remote Access Databases (2020)
  • WestlawNext (2018)
  • Lexis Advance (2018)
  • Quickscribe (2019)

Virtual Family Mediation Training

  • Part 6: Providing Independent Legal Advice for Pro Bono Mediations (2021)
  • Part 5: Conducting Pro Bono Virtual Mediations (2021)
  • Part 4: Qase Platform Demonstration (2021)
  • Part 3: The Virtual Mediation Process (2021)
  • Part 2: The Collaborative Process (2021)
  • Part 1: Introduction and Early Dispute Resolutions & The Importance of Keeping Families out of Court (2021)

Plain Language for Legal Professionals

  • Plain Language Skills Parts 1 and 2 (2018)

Practice Management

  • Free Legal Services in BC: An Overview of CLAS and APB Programs (2021)
  • Race Issues in the BC Legal System (2020)
  • Retiring from Practice: Planning ahead at any age (2019)
  • Breaking New Paths: Law Firm Practice in 2019 (2019)
  • Moving Forward: Technology, A2J and the Law (2019)

Professional Responsibility Skills for Legal Advocates 

  • Professional Responsibility for Advocates (2016)
  • File Management for Advocates (2016)

SHARP Worplaces Training

  • Privacy and Working with Support People (2021)
  • Service-focused Lawyering: Cultural Competency and Violence-informed Approaches for Working with Indigenous Clients (2021)
  • Gender-Based Violence and Trauma-Informed Approaches to Workplace Sexual Harassment Claim (2021)
  • Legal Coaching for Sharp Clients (2021)
  • Gender Diversity and Trauma-Informed Approaches to Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims (2021)
  • Workplace Investigations Related to Sexual Harassment Claims (2021)
  • The WCB System's Role in Preventing, Investigating, and Compensating Workplace Sexual Assault and Harassment (2021)
  • The Criminal Law Re: Sexual Assault/Harassment - A Primer for Civil Lawyers (2021)
  • Employment and Civil Law Remedies for Workplace Sexual Harassment (2021)
  • Human Rights and Workplace Sexual Harassment (2021)

Social Media for the Legal Profession

  • Social Media in the Legal Profession: Paid Ads & Analytics (2020)
  • Social Media in the Legal Profession: Content Development Strategies (2020)
  • Social Media for the Legal Profession: A Primer (2020)

Animal Law

  • Bite Sized Animal Law Part II: "The Link" Between Animals & Humans (2021)
  • Animal Law 101: Bite Size Animal Law (2020)

Appellate Practice

  • Practical Tips from Judges of the Court of Appeal (2021)
  • Effective Oral Advocacy in the Court of Appeal (2020)
  • Effective Written Advocacy: A Guide to Writing Persuasive Factums (2020)
  • Criminal Appeal Basics: Deciding to Appeal and Basic Steps (2020)
  • Court of Appeal Criminal Chambers Practice Tips (2020)

Civil Resolution Tribunal

  • CRT New Areas of Jurisdiction (2018)

Criminal Law Topics

  • Post-Conviction Reviews: Cross-Jurisdictional Perspectives (2021)
  • Interrupting Bias: How Systemic Racism, Discrimination & Distorted Thinking Lead to Wrongful Convictions (2021)
  • Civility in the Criminal Bar: 2nd Annual Lunch & Learn (2020)
  • Helping Criminalized Women Reduce Vulnerability: Criminal Record Suspension Workshop (2020)
  • Criminal Jury Trials in a Pandemic: International Perspectives (2020)
  • A Brief History of Pardons: Should Louis Riel be Pardoned (2021)
  • Protest Law and Civil Disobedience (2020)
  • Ethics in Criminal Practice Part 2 (2020)
  • Indigenous Courts: A cross-jurisdictional perspective (2020)
  • The Art of the Deft Direct (2020)
  • The Art of Advocacy: Effective Cross-Examination (2020)
  • Navigating Section 276 and 278 Criminal Code Matters for Complainant Counsel (2020)
  • Challenging the Lawfulness of Searches in Criminal Proceedings (2020)
  • Ethics in Criminal Practice (2020)
  • Bail and Sentencing in the Time of Pandemic (2020)
  • Protest Law: Understanding the Law of Injunctions and Contempt of Court (2019)
  • Prison and Parole Law (2018)
  • Gladue Submissions: Preparing Gladue Sentencing Submissions (2018)
  • Not Criminally Responsible: A Primer (2017)
  • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions (2017)
  • Gladue Reports: Perspective from the Bench (2016)
  • Gladue Reports: Perspective from Defence Counsel (2016)
  • Gladue Reports: Perspective from Legal Services Society (2016)

Employment Standards

  • Employment Standards Tribunal (2018)

Family Law Topics

  • Q&A on the New Provincial Court Family Rules (2021)
  • An Introduction to Upcoming Changes to the Divorce Act (2020)
  • Bankruptcy and Family Lawyers (2018)
  • Interjurisdictional Support Orders (2018)
  • Unbundling your Family Law Practice (2017)
  • Family and Immigration Law (2017)
  • Child Protection, Family Law and Kinship Care (2017)
  • Intersection of the FLA and WESA (2016)
  • Family Property on Reserve Parts 1 and 2 (2016)

Freedom of Information Series

  • FOI: Tips and troubleshooting (2019)
  • FOI Parts 1 and 2 (2018)

Gender Equality

  • BC Gender Equality Report Card: An Overview (2020)

Health Law

  • Health Law and the Impact of COVID on Vulnerable Communities (2021)
  • Health Law, COVID and Schools (2021)

Human Rights Law Series

  • Know your rights: a primer for advocates & services providers (2019)
  • BC Human Rights Law for Advocates Parts 1 and 2 (2018)

Indigenous Courts - Elder Training Series

Substance Use, Harm Reduction and Recovery (2021)

  • Challenges of FASD for Legal Professionals (2021)
  • Understanding FASD: Re-Balancing the Wheel Healing from the Heart (2021)
  • Understanding Trauma (2021)

Indigenous Peoples and the Law (2020/2021 Webinar Series with CIAJ)

  • Discussing the Promises and Problems with the Act respecting First Nations, Métis and Inuit Children, Youth and Families (2021)
  • Investigating the Indigenous Languages Act (2021)
  • Court Changes after the COVID-19 Pandemic and Indigenous Cultural Relevancy (2021)
  • BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2020)
  • Overview of the Calls to Action (2020)
  • The Next Stages of Indigenous Governance in Quebec (2020)

Indigenous Law

  • Indigenous Human Rights Law (2020)
  • Indigenous Rights in BC and Indian Act Amendments (2020)
  • Indian Day Schools in Canada (2020)
  • Metis Legal Issues (2020)
  • Navigating Housing on Reserve (2019)

Personal Planning, Estates and Trusts

  • Health Care Consent and Physicians Orders (2017)
  • Medical Assistance in Dying (2016)
  • Personal Planning Tools (2016)
  • Disability Trust Planning (2016)

    Refugee and Immigration Law Topics

    • Refugee Law Basics: An Introduction to Refugee Law (2018)
    • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions (2017)
    • Canadian Lawyers and the Impact of US Executive Orders (2017)

    Residential Tenancy

    • Residential Tenancy Law in BC (2018)
    • Manufactured Home Park Basics (2017)

    Standard of Review

    • Standard of review: a primer & recent changes (2020)