Practice Refresher Course

Welcome to the Practice Refresher Course. This course has been developed by the Law Society of British Columbia primarily to assist lawyers who wish to resume practice after an absence of one to seven years. The course does not attempt to be a complete knowledge base for each area of law, but rather attempts to capture the highlights of the topics covered and to provide the returning lawyer with a refresher on core concepts, substantial and procedural developments, as well as client and office management.

Course facilitator: Michael Dew
Course value: Up to a maximum of 6 CPD Credits. Learn more ›

  1. Small Claims Learning Module

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    In the test, you will be asked questions based on the material in the textbook available on the right. Lawyers completing the course for CPD credit are not required to obtain any particular grade.

  2. Supreme Court Learning Module

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    In the test, you will be asked questions based on the material in the textbook available on the right. Lawyers completing the course for CPD credit are not required to obtain any particular grade.

  3. Real Estate Learning Module

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    In the test, you will be asked questions based on the material in the textbook available on the right. Lawyers completing the course for CPD credit are not required to obtain any particular grade.

  4. Corporate Commercial Learning Module

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    In the test, you will be asked questions based on the material in the textbook available on the right. Lawyers completing the course for CPD credit are not required to obtain any particular grade.

  5. Family Law Learning Module

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    In the quiz, you will be presented with questions that test your knowledge of this area.  The first part of this quiz is a series of True/False questions.  In the second part, you will be presented with a fact pattern.  Following the fact pattern is a question followed by 4 possible answers.  You must get answers correct to in order to complete the test for this module.  If you get one or more answers incorrect, you will get an opportunity to reattempt the test.

  6. Wills & Estate Planning

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    In the test, you will be asked questions based on the material in the textbook available on the left. Lawyers completing the course for CPD credit are not required to obtain any particular grade.

  7. Probate & Estate Administration

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  8. PRC Course Completion Survey

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    Congratulations on completing the Practice Refresher Course. This course was developed by The Law Society of British Columbia primarily to assist lawyers who wish to resume practice after an absence of one to seven years. The course does not attempt to be a complete knowledge base for the areas of law covered but merely provides a refresher on core concepts.

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