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Litigation In A Day Continuing Legal Education Event by the Canadian Bar Association – Newfoundland and Labrador

February 29

Registration is now open for our upcoming Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event, “Litigation In A Day.” Join us for a day dedicated to deepening your understanding of litigation, featuring sessions on Pleadings, Evidence & Witness, Family Law, Negotiation, and Settlement. Our distinguished speakers will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance your skills at all stages of litigation.

FREE for all articling students.

Below you will find the proposed agenda for the day followed by registration and contact details. Please note program is tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, February 29th, 2024
9:00AM – 5:00PM
Marble Mountain Resort – Bishops Tavern
Litigation In A Day


8:30am – 9:00am       Registration

9:00am – 9:05am       Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:05am – 10:05am     Persuasive Pleadings – Compelling Storytelling, Litigation Blueprint and Other Opportunities

10:10am – 11:10am   Beyond the Objection: Navigating Evidence and Witnesses

11:10am – 11:30am   Networking/Refreshment Break (included with registration)

11:30pm – 12:30pm  Understanding the Dynamics of Family Law Litigation

12:30pm – 1:20pm     Lunch (included with registration)

1:20pm – 2:20pm       Strategic Conversations: The Art of Negotiation

2:25pm – 3:25pm       Unveiling Judicial insights of Written and Oral Advocacy

3:25pm – 3:45pm      Networking/Refreshment Break (included with registration)

3:45pm – 4:45pm      Closing the Case: Strategies for Successful Settlements

4:45pm – 4:50pm      Closing Remarks


CBA Member: $228.85
($199 + $29.85 HST)
Non-CBA Member: $343.85 ($299 + $44.85 HST) Not a CBA member? Contact me to join now!

Payment can be submitted by emt to or by cheque, payable to the Canadian Bar Association – NL Branch, noting the registrants name(s).
Mail to: Canadian Bar Association – NL Branch, 55 Elizabeth Avenue, Box 16, St. John’s, NL A1A 1W9.

Registration includes lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments. Please advise if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.

Marble Mountain Resort
Address: 2 Marble Drive, Steady Brook, NL
Phone: 709-637-7601 x6 Ask for Liane to receive a 15% discount off accommodations.

If you are traveling to the February 29th program, a reminder to book your accommodations early. CBA members will receive a 15% discount off accommodation reservations from February 28th- March 4, 2024.

We also remind members that CBA-NL continues to partner with PAL Airlines as the exclusive preferred supplier for air travel within Newfoundland and Labrador. To make a reservation, or to inquire about the CBA-NL discount rates on corporate fares, contact the PAL Airlines reservations office at 1-800-563-2800, quoting the CBA-NL contract number/booking code 13CBA010. This code is exclusive to CBA-NL members to receive discounts on PAL travel.

All questions can be sent to Robyn via


Posted: January 26, 2024


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