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Family Law Basics for Paralegals and Legal Support Staff 2024

July 17

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Who should attend: All junior paralegals and legal support staff wishing to excel in their role; this course may also be of interest to lawyers transitioning to family practice

Learning level: Fundamental

This course covers everything legal support staff and junior paralegals need to know to begin a successful career in a family law office. You will learn about preparing and managing documents, opening and organizing a file, desk order divorce applications, an overview of child and spousal support, preparing for chambers, and tips on how to excel as a valuable member of your team.

Hear from experienced lawyers and paralegals who have successfully handled the challenges you will meet every day.

Topics on the agenda include:

  • Desk Order Application for Final Orders
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Chambers Practice
  • File and Document Management
  • New Tech Trends and AI in the Legal Realm

We welcome any questions on course day regarding what it’s like to be a Designated Paralegal—please send your questions in advance to Mary Kingston at maryk@cle.bc.ca.