B.C. lawyers getting behind mandatory CLE

B.C. lawyers getting behind mandatory CLE

Written by Jean Sorensen

British Columbia’s mandatory continuing legal education program, the first in Canada when implemented by the Law Society of B.C. in January 2009, is gaining strong support from lawyer who see it as providing client benefits.

The results of a survey of B.C. lawyers released this month reveal that 78 per cent agree that continuing education should be mandatory for lawyers, with more than half saying that the annual requirement is likely to strengthen the quality of legal services that lawyers provide their clients.

For the full story on the Blog of Canadian Lawyer and Legal Times, click HERE.

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