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Alternatives abound for earning continuing professional development credits

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 3:08 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Lawyers in provinces that require participation in formal continuing professional development (CPD) programs often have more options than they realize when it comes to when and how they meet their requirements.

Emily Atkinson, Torys LLPDepending on the law society, those options can include mentoring, writing, reading legal publications, participating in study groups or even giving CPD lectures. Lectures can be attended in person, via live webcast, recorded video or podcast. That lawyers are taking full advantage of these opportunities, however, seems unlikely, even when they are...