Study groups offer a flexible and convenient way for lawyers to obtain Continuing Professional Development hours. A study group involves a group of lawyers getting together to discuss content that meets the criteria set out in the CPD Policy. Study groups work best when the group is made up of four to five lawyers. One member of the group must act as the facilitator each session to chair the meeting. The facilitator is also responsible for submitting a CPD Activity Application Form detailing the content, participants, meeting date and time in order for all group members to be able to report their hours. All study groups are accredited for actual time spent discussing the content. These hours may also qualify as ethics hours as set out in the CPD Policy.
CPD hours are NOT available for:
•File specific discussions;
•Time spent reading materials, whether before or after the study group session.