Seminars

At Bishop & McKenzie, we are a client-focused law firm and proudly participate in continuing education programs for individuals in a range of matters of law, including wills and estates, employment law, arbitration and mediation, and many more.

Offered through Metro Continuing Education and Next Step Continuing Education, Bishop & McKenzie lawyers hold seminars on a variety of topics for law education. These are offered through the generous support of the Alberta Law Foundation. A nominal fee is sometimes due upon registration to secure a seat as space is limited for each seminar.

Upcoming seminar dates are specified below. Click on the seminar name for more event details and to sign up today!

  • February 5, 2020
    | 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    Salisbury Composite High School, Sherwood Park
    Group:
    Next Step

    Why do you need a will? Find out about the importance of a will and the essentials of estate planning for you and your family. Learn how to plan for joint ownership, designated beneficiaries, personal directives and more.

    To register, click here.

  • February 12, 2020
    | 6:30 to 9 pm
    Location:
    Westminster School, Edmonton
    Group:
    Metro

    Making a will is an important way to plan for your family's future. Learn the essentials of estate planning, including what property is owned and how (e.g., joint ownership) and the impact on your will, designated beneficiaries, personal directives and enduring power of attorney. This class will also explore Alberta's Wills and Succession Act.

    To register, click here.

  • February 25, 2020
    | 6:30 to 9 pm
    Location:
    Westminster School, Edmonton
    Group:
    Metro

    What is involved in being an executor and probating a will? Know whether to accept or decline an offer to be an executor and when to seek legal and accounting advice.

    To register, click here.

  • February 26, 2020
    | 6:30 to 9 pm
    Location:
    Harry Ainlay High School, Edmonton
    Group:
    Metro

    As our population ages, the challenges of incapacity are affecting more families than ever before. This timely session focuses on the two documents you can use to prepare for your own incapacity. What are the similarities and differences between these documents? What are your options when preparing a PD or an EPA? What are your rights and responsibilities as an attorney or as an agent?

    To register, click here.

  • March 4, 2020
    | 6 to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    Salisbury Composite High School, Sherwood Park
    Group:
    Next Step

    If you've been named executor of an estate, make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities. Find out what to expect when making an inventory of assets, dealing with creditors and financial institutions, handling insurance and expenses, filing tax returns, preparing court forms and procedures, and dealing with codicils and distribution.

    To register, click here.

  • March 11, 2020
    | 6:30 to 9 pm
    Location:
    Harry Ainlay High School, Edmonton
    Group:
    Metro

    What is involved in being an executor and probating a will? Know whether to accept or decline an offer to be an executor and when to seek legal and accounting advice.

    To register, click here.

  • April 8, 2020
    | 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    Salisbury Composite High School, Sherwood Park
    Group:
    Next Step

    As our population ages, the challenges of incapacity are affecting more families than ever before. This timely session focuses on the two documents you can use to prepare for your own incapacity. What are the similarities and differences between these documents? What are your options when preparing a PD or an EPA? What are your rights and responsibilities as an attorney or as an agent?

    To register, click here.

  • May 5, 2020
    | 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    Salisbury Composite High School, Sherwood Park
    Group:
    Next Step

    Why do you need a will? Find out about the importance of a will and the essentials of estate planning for you and your family. Learn how to plan for joint ownership, designated beneficiaries, personal directives and more.

    To register, click here.

  • May 26, 2020
    | 6 to 8:30 pm
    Location:
    Salisbury Composite High School, Sherwood Park
    Group:
    Next Step

    If you've been named executor of an estate, make sure you understand your rights and responsibilities. Find out what to expect when making an inventory of assets, dealing with creditors and financial institutions, handling insurance and expenses, filing tax returns, preparing court forms and procedures, and dealing with codicils and distribution.

    To register, click here.