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CPLED 2017/2018

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Meet Arman Chak...
There are
ten modules
to complete; each module evaluates competency in a different way.
Structure
of the
CPLED Program
Seven Online Modules
The following are the
seven

modules
that are completed
online:

Legal Research and Writing,
Drafting Pleadings,
Drafting Contracts,
Written Advice and Advocacy,
Practice Management, and
Client Relationship Management.
Ethics and Professionalism*

*Ethics and Professionalism is a stand-alone competency evaluation.
The schedule for the
online modules
is set for the year, and you must
complete them with your CPLED cohort.
CPLED 2017/2018
Congratulations!
You have made it a
long way
on your journey to become a lawyer in Alberta.

You are just a
couple of steps
away from being admitted to the Bar:

Articling, and
The CPLED Program.
CPLED stands for the
Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education,
and it is the licensing program of the
Law Society of Alberta.
The CPLED program is a
regional program
, including Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The law societies consider it to be a
highly valuable, and consistent educational experience
for all students-at-law.
The
Legal Education Society of Alberta
(LESA) administers the CPLED program on the Law Society of Alberta's behalf.
This is likely the
first interaction
you'll have with LESA, but it certainly
won't be the last.

LESA provides
continuing legal education
for the entire spectrum of the Alberta legal community (including articling students, lawyers, and their staff), so
here's hoping
your CPLED experience will be the beginning of a
long and positive relationship with LESA.

We encourage you to explore the
LESA.org
website to see our
seminar offerings
and
educational resources.
The CPLED program is based on a variety of competencies, including:
lawyering skills,
practice management skills,
ethics and professionalism, and
legal knowledge.
Here is
Jennifer Flynn
, Director of CPLED-Alberta, to give you an overview of the program.
While seven of the modules are completed and evaluated online, three modules are conducted in a face-to-face setting in which student are evaluated on their live performance by some of the top lawyers in the province.
Online Module Scheduling
The schedule is as follows:
Legal Research & Writing:
August 31, 2017 to September 21, 2017
Drafting Pleadings:
October 5, 2017 to October 26, 2017
Drafting Contracts:
November 9, 2017 to November 30, 2017
Written Advice & Advocacy
:

November 30, 2017 to December 21, 2017
Practice Management:
January 11, 2018 to February 1, 2018
Ethics & Professionalism:


March 22, 2018 to March 29, 2018
Trust Accounting
: Self-study, due March 29, 2018
There is one more course -
Trust Accounting
- that can be completed at any time during the year. However, you must receive your
certificate of completion
by March 29, 2018.
Face-to-Face Scheduling
For the
three face-to-face modules,
you can choose from the following dates:
Do note that
session enrolment is limited
, and preferences are granted on a first-come,
first-serve basis.
Register early!
Oral Advocacy & Professional Responsibility
(choose 1 of 4):
 Week of August 21, 2017 (Calgary)
 Week of August 28, 2017 (Edmonton)
 Week of January 1, 2018 (Calgary)
 Week of January 8, 2018 (Edmonton)
Interviewing & Advising
(choose 1 of 4):
 Week of September 25, 2017 (Calgary)
 Week of September 25, 2017 (Edmonton)
 Week of February 5, 2018 (Edmonton)
 Week of February 5, 2018 (Calgary)
Negotiations & Practice Fundamentals
(choose 1 of 4):
Week of October 30, 2017 (Edmonton)
 Week of November 6, 2017 (Calgary)
 Week of March 12, 2018 (Edmonton)
 Week of March 19, 2018 (Calgary)
Arman is a
Learning Group Facilitator
(LGF). He is one of many experienced lawyers who work with students in the CPLED program, both as a
mentor
and
evaluator.
Watch this
video
to find out from
Arman
what it takes to
successfully complete
these online modules.
Face-to-Face Modules
The
three face-to-face modules
are as follows:
Oral Advocacy and Professional Responsibility,
Interviewing and Advising, and
Negotiations and Practice Fundamentals.
Attendance
at these face-to-face sessions is
mandatory
, so we recommend you discuss the dates with your firm
well in advance
to ensure your choices can be
accommodated.
Competency Evaluations
Each module requires the completion of a
Competency Evaluation.

The Competency Evaluations
simulate tasks
that are typically encountered at the entry-level to
the practice of law.

They
differ
,
for the most part
,
from the evaluations you have encountered in
law school.
Meet Justin and Marissa...
What is it like to attend the
CPLED program
? Watch this video to meet a couple of
past graduates.

They'll give you the student perspective.
Professional Integrity
The CPLED Program has a
strong professional integrity policy
. Plagiarism and other breaches of this policy are taken very seriously.

Please be familiar with our
Professional Integrity Policy
found in the
2017/2018 CPLED Program Agreement.
CPLED Completion
In order to
successfully complete
the CPLED program, you must achieve a standing of
"Competency Demonstrated"
in
all ten modules.
Supplemental Evaluations
You may write up to three supplemental evaluations if you do not achieve a "Competency Demonstrated" standing.

You have two attempts to successfully complete the entire CPLED course.

Consult the Rules of the Law Society of Alberta for more information.
Tips for Success
Here are our
top five tips
for success:
So, what are your
next steps?
Next Steps
Register
online
Select
your face-to-face sessions
Submit
your signed program agreement
Deadline
for registrations is May 31, 2017
Registration
opens March 1, 2017
If you are a student who is part of the
National Committee on Accreditation (NCA)
process, and you are awaiting your
Certificate of Qualification
, you can
register for
the CPLED Program.

You must apply to the
Law Society of Alberta
and meet their
admission requirements
as a student-at-law under the Rules and Policies of the Law Society of Alberta before participating in the CPLED program
.

For questions regarding the
NCA
process and your eligibility as a student-at-law,
please contact the Law Society of Alberta's Membership Department
.
Certificate of Qualification
Contact Us!
For
more information
, or to contact us about the CPLED program, please visit
on.lesa.org/cpledstudents

You can also
call us
at
780.420.1987
or
1.800.282.3900
We look forward
to helping you
further your legal education
in Alberta!
Links
Tuition
Once you have
registered
, we
contact you
with information about
tuition payment.
Every year, the
Law Society of Alberta
sets the cost for CPLED
tuition.
Competency Profile
Client Relationship Management
: February 15, 2018 to March 8, 2018
1.
Apply Early
-- face-to-face sessions have limited enrollment.
2.
4:00 pm is 4:00 pm
-- follow instructions and meet all deadlines.
3.
Do the Assignments
-- these are voluntary and critically important.
4.
Take Advantage of Resources
-- facilitators, staff, and other resources.
CPLED Overview

NCA Students
http://www.lawsociety.ab.ca/membership/InternationallyTrainedLawyers.aspx
5.
Manage Stress
-- don't panic, ask for help.
CPLED 2017/18 Program Agreement
on.lesa.org/pa
CPLED 2017/18 Information Circular
on.lesa.org/infocircular
CPLED 2017/18 Online Registration Form
https://secure.lesaonline.org/
CPLED for Students (LESA Website)
on.lesa.org/cpledstudents
CPLED 2017/18 Key Dates
on.lesa.org/keydates
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