Canadian Law Blog |


Estate Law in a COVID-19 Time

The practice of wills and estates law is very personal for clients. So how do you maintain that personal connection when you can't meet in person? With physical distancing measures in place, lawyers can still support clients using virtual technology.

What Law School Didn't Teach You

Having your own law practice can be rewarding but how do you create one? Law school didn’t teach you how to start a law firm! Many self employed lawyers learn by trial and error. Why buy an untried ladder to hang up your shingle when the TLA offers this program?

So You Want to be a Judge?

Have you ever thought about being a Judge? For many of us it seems like a far-fetched idea, but maybe it isn't! Watch the TLA expert panelists candidly discuss and de-mystify the judicial application and appointment process.

Practicing During the Pandemic

In this week's featured video, brought to us by the MLA, we hear from a civil litigator, a family law lawyer, and a criminal lawyer on how they have adapted their practice to the "new normal" during the pandemic.

Is Your Inbox Out of Control?

Are you overwhelmed by the number of emails you receive? What if you could use your inbox as a strategic tool to save you time and reduce stress, rather than being a burden? We can help.

The Quick and Dirty Personal Injury Update

Staying up-to-date can be challenging at the moment. If you are a Personal Injury Lawyer or you have colleagues and friends who are, here is a great set of new content that will keep your finger on the pulse.

Five Rules for Clear Legal Writing

Consider the following paradox: The better you understand a subject, the harder it is to explain that subject to someone else. In this program, you will learn about the five situations where a reader could misinterpret your writing.

Need a way to get your 2020 Real Estate CPD?

If you normally get your Real Estate CPD from conferences but are faced with no options this year due to cancellations, then we have a solution for you.

Family Law Updates

Getting your Family Law CPD is more challenging this year after the cancellation of in-person conferences due to the pandemic. Luckily, we've got you covered at CPDonline!

Mindfulness Tips for Lawyers

A 2017 article in the Globe and Mail referenced a Canadian research study that suggests lawyers are more likely to experience mental health struggles the more successful they are in their field. How awful. Furthermore, our self expectations may be holding us back from happiness and success.

Personal Branding for Lawyers

Have you thought about your personal brand recently? How attractive is it? Can you draw in the people – the perfect clients, lawyers, referral sources and business partners – who could make an enormous difference in your effort to share your unique gifts with the world and fulfill your highest potential?

Wills and Estate Update due to COVID-19

What’s that? Wills and powers of attorney can now be "virtually" signed and be legal? How has the Ontario government Emergency Order been interpreted and what does this mean for your practice?

RRIFs, RSPs and Insurance Investments in Estate Planning

There are many things to take into consideration when estate planning for your clients. One area which can be particularly tricky is how to account for registered financial investments like RSPs and RRIFs.

Understanding COVID-19 Federal Programs

Employers thought recent whipsawing between two revisions to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 in one year was confusing. That was nothing compared to the deluge of acronyms and information flooding us in this COVID-19 world.

Share this Page