CONFERENCE DETAILS

APTLA'S SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD PROGRAM
8:45am-1:00pm • Saturday, November 16, 2013 • Delta Halifax, NS

** This program represents TWO (2) HOURS of Risk and Practice Management and TWO (2) HOURS of Professionalism education for NS and PEI Lawyers. It has also been approved by the Law Society of New Brunswick for FOUR (4) Hours of MCPD Credits.

Download the MPCD Program brochure.

The Law Society of Prince Edward Island and the Barristers' Society of Nova Scotia have created new requirements for lawyers practicing in those provinces. In addition to set hours of substantive legal education, lawyers require two hours annually in specialty topics such as Risk and Practice Management and Professionalism.

APTLA is creating a plaintiff-oriented civil trial based program to bring Members and colleagues relevant, useful and interesting legal education covering topics required by the Law Societies.

APTLA's Specialty Topics in MCPD Program will include:
• Don’t Let Your Office Mange You, You be the Manager by Howard Richman, Grant Richman (NYC)
An Ounce of Protection: Top Civil Trial Practice Claim Areas & How to Avoid Them
• Ethical Challenges in Personal Injury Practice

• Professionalism & Cross Cultural Awareness


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

WHO CAN REGISTER?  APTLA'S SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD PROGRAM is open to APTLA Members and Non-Members, lawyers and non-lawyers.

APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION*
$250.00 + HST = $287.50 for APTLA Lawyer Members
$250.00 + HST = $287.50 for APTLA Associate Members
$175.00 + HST = $201.25 for APTLA Young Lawyer Section Members
$100.00 + HST = $115.00 for APTLA Clerks & Students
 
NON-APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION*
$300.00 + HST = $345.00 for Non-Members
$250.00 + HST = $287.50 for Non-Member Clerks & Students

Conference Registration includes conference attendance, refreshment breaks, a CD of conference materials (if any) and HST. A discount, as above, in registration fee is given to APTLA Members.

• There is a $100.00 discount given to those who register for both the PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES: CLIENTS, STRATEGIES & DAMAGES Conference and APTLA's SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD Conference.

APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION FOR BOTH PROGRAMS
(Psych Injury $399.00 + Specialty MCPD $250.00) - $100.00 + HST = $631.35 for APTLA Lawyer Members
(Psych Injury $399.00 + Specialty MCPD $250.00) - $100.00 + HST = $631.35 for APTLA Associate Members
(Psych Injury $299.00 + Specialty MCPD $175.00) - $100.00 + HST = $430.10 for APTLA Young Lawyer Section Members
(Psych Injury $199.00 + Specialty MCPD $100.00) - $100.00 + HST = $228.85 for APTLA Clerks & Students
 
NON-APTLA MEMBER REGISTRATION FOR BOTH PROGRAMS
(Psych Injury $565.22 + Specialty MCPD $300.00) - $100.00 + HST = $880.00 for Non-Members
(Psych Injury $399.00 + Specialty MCPD $250.00) - $100.00 + HST = $631.35 for Non-Member Clerks & Students

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:

You can register for our SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD Program or both APTLA's PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES Conference & the SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD Program by following the link below. The office will send you an online invoice in the applicable registration category with the applicable registration fee.

To register for the SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD Program ONLY - please CLICK HERE.

To register for the PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES Conference & the SPECIALTY TOPICS IN MCPD Program - please CLICK HERE.

If you wish to pay by cheque, payment should accompany registration and be sent to ASAP:
APTLA
P.O. Box 2618, Central RPO
Halifax, NS  B3J 3N5


WHO CAN JOIN THE ASSOCIATION?  APTLA welcomes both plaintiff lawyers and non-lawyers to Membership. We would love to welcome you to Membership in the Association. Non-Members may wish to consider joining APTLA if they qualify for Membership. New Members immediately qualify for reduced pricing for this conference. If you wish to join us and avail yourself of Member pricing, please contact the office.

WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS?  APTLA Members receive education discounts; exclusive us of our Members' ListServ; a subscription to APT Law Magazine; use of our state of the art website; and other annual benefits!


OTHER IMPORTANT CONFERENCE INFORMATION:


HOTEL ARRANGEMENTS APTLA has established a preferred room rate of $149 for Delta Rooms and Premier Rooms and $189 for Signature Rooms at the Delta Halifax for those attending the conference. This rate is subject to availability and you must advise the reservations department that you are attending the APTLA Conference when you are making your reservation. You can reserve a room by using the Conference Reservtion Link or by calling 1-888-351-7666. Please make your booking as soon as possible and before Monday, October 28th, 2013. After that date, the Delta will release our Room Block and rooms will be subject to availability and regular pricing.

CANCELLATIONS & CUT OFFS - Conference registration cancellations must be received in the APTLA office no later than Friday, November 1st, 2013. We will issue a refund for the registration fee paid less a $50.00 processing fee. APTLA cannot accept cancellations after June 7th, 2013 and refunds will not be issued after that date. Substitution of another attendee from the same category of registration is always permitted, although we would appreciate notice of such substitutions. Hotel reservations must be made on or before end of day on Monday, October 28th, 2013. After that date, the Delta will release our Room Block and rooms will be subject to availability and regular pricing.