OPA CPD Series – Employment Law: How to Build Your Practice and Defend Your Clients

Guest speaker Melanie Henriques will deliver a comprehensive webinar on the main facets of employment law. From determining who your client is to whether there was just cause for termination, this CPD program is a must-attend for paralegals practicing in this area of law.

 

Learn more about:

  • Determining who your client is;
  • Employment contracts;
  • Types of workers (employees v contractor);
  • Key legislation and caselaw (Employment Standards Act, Canada Labour Code, Bardal factors);
  • Dismissal and damages;
  • Sample scenarios putting the above information into action!

OPA CPD SERIES: CLIO – Advantage Your Client – Leveraged for Success

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June 30, 2021 ‒ 7 – 9 PM via Zoom

As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:

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Mark your calendars! New remote Zoom CPD: May 12, 2021 – 7 PM to 9:00 PM

OPA CPD SERIES: BDO Financial Wellness in the COVID Era

May 12, 2021 ‒ 7 – 9 PM via Zoom

As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:

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Join our panel as they analyze the financial impacts of COVID and look forward to the post-COVID financial landscape in Canada.

Drawing on practical demonstrative case studies, the panel will delve into practice management techniques and learn to identify opportunities for improving productivity and operational efficiencies to grow your Professional corporation. Increase your value-add on every client interaction, and elevate your client service.

Best practices for Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Ethical Advocacy when faced with the proposal and bankruptcy process in litigation. Including negotiation techniques, opportunities for mutual benefit, judgment enforcement and, more.

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This program is not yet accredited. LSO Acceditation for this program is under consideration.

May 12 - 7 - 9 PM

 

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OPA CPD SERIES: Environmental Justice and Public Health

June 17, 2021 ‒ 7 to 9 PM via Zoom

As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:

Overview

Join our 2021 William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award recipient as she presents Canadian Environmental Law Association and the overall practise area of Environmental Law.
Kathy will raise awareness about the current environmental and public health issues facing the low-income community and discuss a vision which includes a forward-looking path to bridge the Access to Justice gap faced by low-income communities.

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This program is not yet accredited. LSO Acceditation for this program is under consideration.