Lawyer Training

Russell Alexander offers a wide range of LSO accredited training courses that will help you build your practice and further enhance your professional skills.  These accredited training seminars provide professionals with the opportunity to invest in their career development while simultaneously contributing time towards their professional accreditation for the calendar year.

Please see below for more information on our upcoming events.


THE RUNAWAY TRAIN: PULLING HIGH CONFLICT COURT CASES INTO THE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS

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Explore tips and techniques for converting high conflict and/or highly litigious matters into successful collaborative files. Learn how to stop the runaway train of court litigation at any stage of the court proceedings and how the Collaborative Process can be used to narrow issues, streamline disclosure, develop joint valuation, appraisals and income assessments.  This session will help you discover the benefits of involving the Collaborative Practice Team such as helping clients to focus on problem-solving rather than blame and grievances which can save time and money in the long run.  As well as discuss the impact on the Collaborative Practice Agreement when moving court cases to the Collaborative Practice.

This presentation contains 1.5 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT

Register here!


SAVING THE GOLDEN GOOSE: FAMILY BUSINESSES AND THE COLLABORATIVE PROCESS

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Explore how the Collaborative Practice can be an effective method in reducing the impact of separation and divorce on family-run businesses by promoting peace and resolution. This process seeks to ensure that the business remains viable for both spouses, as well as future generations.  The objective of this workshop is to show how the Collaborative Process can offer an effective alternative to the court process when dealing with the issues of a family business upon separation and divorce.

This presentation contains 1.5 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: TBD


HOW TO DO GOOD AND DO WELL: MAKING YOUR PEACEMAKING PRACTICE A BUSINESS

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You do good work as a family law peacemaker but are you doing well? Are you enjoying the lifestyle you really want? Will you be able to retire in style? Learn how to continue to do good work AND turn your practice into a money-generating business. You will learn why working “on” your practice instead of just “in” it can change everything. You will learn practical things you can do to make more money, work less and still stay true to your principles. You will learn step-by-step how to improve your efficiency, productivity and profitability. Can you afford to miss this workshop?

This presentation contains 2 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: TBD


MARKETING YOUR PRACTIC

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In this presentation, you will learn how to grow and market your practice online with little to no costs. You will also learn how to evaluate your ROI and develop strategies for online marketing that are easy and cost-effective.

This presentation contains 3 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: TBD


HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE YOUR FAMILY LAW PRACTICE

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In this presentation, you will learn what tools and apps are available to help you appropriately integrate technology to transform your practice while ensuring you comply with the Rules of Professional Conduct. With this knowledge, you will improve client experiences by utilizing technology tools, learn how to incorporate technology through the life of the file and hear about tech tips, tricks and traps.

This presentation contains 1.5 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: TBD


USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO MARKET YOUR PRACTICE MORE EFFECTIVELY 

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In this presentation, you will learn how to market your firm with social media (Facebook, Twitter and other platforms). You will discover how new software and social media can further enhance your efficiency, client service, and marketing capabilities.

This presentation contains 1.5 hours of Professionalism content for Ontario lawyers.

Next available session: TBD


Other Speaking Engagements

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • PILMMA 2020 Super Summit
  • Young Lawyer’s Summit
  • Ontario Association of Collaborative Professionals (OACP)
  • Florida Association for Collaborative Professionals (FACP)
  • CP Cal Celebration
  • Stanchieri Family Law Collaborative Practice
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • Collaborative Practice Durham Region (CPDR)
  • Collaborative Practice Durham Region (CPDR) and York Collaborative Practice (YCP)
  • Conference Chair and Presenter at the Law Society of Ontario
  • Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) FDRethink the Future Unconference
  • The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Conference
  • Advanced Marketing Roundtable at the Solo and Small Firm Conference
  • Ontario Bar Association Tech Expo
  • Law Society of Upper Canada’s Technology and Family Law Conference
  • OCLF
  • American Bar Association Techshow