Welcome to the LESA Library
This online, collaborative, and searchable resource provides valuable legal information to Alberta's lawyers, articling students, and their staff. Access to the LESA Library is restricted to registered members. Content contributed to the Library becomes the property of the Legal Education Society of Alberta.
You can access the following collections by clicking the links below. Alternatively, you can find information by entering a specific search term in the top right search bar.
As of 19 February 2020, the library contains 850 entries.
This collection includes the full text of the Business Law Fundamentals manual, as well as related information from other manuals and later updates.
The collection is based on LESA’s Alberta Civil Practice Manual, which contains valuable information to get you through a litigation file from start to finish including sections on jurisdiction, bringing an action, the questioning process, trial and witness preparation, amending pleadings, and more.
This entry describes the collections process. Specifically, it outlines the procedures used to collect secured and unsecured debt, their commonalities, and the differences of which a lawyer must be aware of.
This collection includes the full text of the Criminal Law Fundamentals manual, as well as related information from other manuals and later updates.
This collection includes the full text of the Alberta Family Law Practice Manual, as well as related information from other manuals and later updates.
This collection includes the full text of the Real Estate Fundamentals manual, as well as related information from other manuals and later updates.
Wills & estates
The collection is based on LESA’s Wills & Estates manual. Included is a detailed overview of major changes to Alberta’s wills and succession laws that have taken place or are about to take place.
This collection includes information on the CPLED Program, the CPLED Student Guide, and suggested readings for CPLED students.
LESA is committed to delivering effective, professional, and high-impact live programs that capitalize on the inherent advantages of face-to-face interactions. But, if you missed a program or need to reference the materials again, you’ll find the materials from most programs available here in the Library.
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