Communication Toolkit

NEW! This course is now also available to practising lawyers in British Columbia through the Law Society’s Brightspace. Until December 31, 2022, practising lawyers can choose whether to take the course on this site or through Brightspace. After that date, the courses will no longer be available on this site.


Practising lawyers can access the Law Society’s Brightspace using the log in credentials they were provided by email (as part of the roll-out of the Indigenous intercultural course) here: Law Society Brightspace Log On. Forgot your password or cannot find the email? No problem - there is also a one-touch log in accessible through the Member Portal. Follow the link entitled “Law Society’s Brightspace” under the Education heading on the Member Portal landing page.


Poor communication is a common thread that runs through numerous complaints the Law Society receives about lawyers. This course describes common problem areas and provides examples of how communication can be improved.

Course facilitator: Michael Dew
Course value: Up to a maximum of 2 CPD Credits. Learn more ›

  1. Communication Toolkit

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    Communication Toolkit - Quiz

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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.


  2. Communications Toolkit Survey

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    Congratulations on completing the Communication Toolkit. This course was developed by The Law Society of British Columbia to assist lawyers communicate more effectively in their practices

    It is important for us to understand your experience so that we can improve this course for future participants. Please take a few minutes to give us your overall impressions and feedback.