This program has been accredited for 1.0 hours toward the annual Professionalism Requirement.
This program has been accredited for 1.0 hours of substantive content.
SETTING UP SHOP: What you need to know about starting your legal practice.
Have you recently received your license from the Law Society and are looking to start providing legal services to the public? Have you finally decided to open your own practice? Want to grow your existing practice? This program may help when the time comes to make all those important planning decisions.
Corporate lawyer Jay Humphrey, Jay C. Humphrey, Professional Corporation, will be speaking about all the various options for practice structures, the benefits and the potential pitfalls.
Accountant Gary Katz, Logan Katz, will discuss tax considerations, pros and cons of each structure, CRA and HST obligations and registering your business.
Insurance broker Donnie Conner, Smith Petrie Carr & Scott Insurance Brokers Ltd., will speak about the insurance you are required to have and insurance you may want to have.
Sole Practitioner Paula Callaghan, Callaghan Paralegal, will speak about the challenges and benefits of going out on your own on a shoe string.
Presented by the CCLA Paralegal Committee. Please join us for this very informative program on September 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Barristers Lounge, Courthouse, 161 Elgin Street, Ottawa.
Full agenda and CPD hours to be provided. Paralegals, lawyers, articling students, and paralegal students are all welcome.
CCLA Member, Paralegal $35
CCLA Member, Lawyer $50
CCLA Member, Student $20