Need More CPD Credits? The Law Society Has You Covered!

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cpdlogoBy Alan Kilpatrick

On October 12th, Ken Fox & Alan Kilpatrick, Reference Librarians with the Law Society Library, presented a well-received webinar on Advanced Search Techniques Using CanLII and Westlaw (CPD-143):

How do you find the perfect case? Have trouble searching online legal databases? Do you want to become a more competent and effective legal researcher? This is a webinar for researchers who already have some knowledge with searching for law online, and would like to further their skills.

The recorded version of the webinar is available for purchase and qualifies for 1 CPD hour.  Recorded webinars can be purchased by contacting the Law Society CPD Administrator, Linda Euteneier at 306.569.8242 or linda@lawsociety.sk.ca.

Still looking for ways to complete your CPD credit requirements before the end of the year?  Check out the list of other excellent legal research webinar’s from the Law Society Library’s Reference Librarians:

Webinar: Ebooks at Your Fingertips (CPD-142)
March 2, 2016
Presenters: Ken Fox & Alan Kilpatrick
Cost: $55 (5% GST) = $57.75
Qualifies for 1 CPD Hour

It’s no secret that technology is rapidly changing how legal information is accessed. The Law Society Library is at the leading edge of these changes and is dedicated to providing legal resources in convenient digital formats. We are excited to announce that Saskatchewan members now have desktop access to almost 200 ebooks and online loose-leafs. These ebooks are available on your computer desktop, laptop, or mobile device. All members, regardless of location or firm, have the same great access! 

Webinar: Introducing WestlawNext: Getting the Most Out of It! (CPD-132)
November 24, 2015
Presenters: Ken Fox & Alan Kilpatrick
Cost: $55 (5% GST) = $57.75
Qualifies for 1 CPD Hour

As of July 2015, all Saskatchewan lawyers have access to WestlawNext Canada. In this webinar, library staff will walk you through some of the main features of this comprehensive, integrated legal resource, including how to: search for case law, find legislation, find case citations, find relevant commentary in the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, and search the Canadian Abridgment Digests

Webinar: Finding Sentencing Ranges (CPD-130)
October 21, 2015
Presenters: Matthew Oleynik & Alan Kilpatrick
Cost: $55 (5% GST) = $57.75
Qualifies for (1) CPD Hour

Need to find criminal sentencing ranges quickly? Spend an hour with the Law Society Library and the developer of rangefindr to learn about helpful online tools that enable you to identify sentencing ranges at the click of a button. The webinar will include demonstrations on rangefinder, the Canadian Sentencing Digest, and the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Sentencing Digest.

Webinar: Researching Saskatchewan Legislation with the Law Society Library (CPD-94)
April 15, 2014
Presenters: Ken Fox & Alan Kilpatrick
Cost: $55 (5% GST) = $57.75
Qualifies for (1) CPD hour

In this practical skills-based webinar, Ken Fox and Alan Kilpatrick will demonstrate how to navigate the world of legislation online, based on questions that arise in the daily practice of law, with particular emphasis on Saskatchewan legislation. 

Webinar: Researching Saskatchewan Case Law  with the Law Society of Saskatchewan Library (CPD-93)
March 4, 2014
Presenters: Ken Fox and Alan Kilpatrick, Law Society of Saskatchewan Library
Cost: $55 (5% GST) = $57.75
Qualifies for (1) CPD hour

Have trouble searching online legal databases?  Do you struggle with legal research?  Want to become a more competent and effective legal researcher?  In this webinar Ken Fox and Alan Kilpatrick will demonstrate how to navigate two fundamental legal resources every Saskatchewan lawyer needs to know about: CanLII and the Saskatchewan Case Database.

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