Advance Quicklaw CPD
Mark your calendars! New remote Zoom CPD – March 11, 2021 – 7 PM to 9:00 PM
As part of the 2021 OPA CPD Series, the Education Committee presents a remote live-streamed Zoom CPD:
See primary law and case summaries. Highlight and annotate with the click of a button. Learn methodical legal research techniques and best practices, that will save you time, increase your speed, improve your
efficiency, decrease your non-billable time, and deliver information that you can confidently trust.
- how to perform a natural language search
- how to note up a case
- how to use a pre-search filter
- how to note up a section of a legislation
- use the advance segment search
- use a boolean search
- how to copy and annotate
- a tour of the Lexis Advance Quicklaw-OPA main pods on the landing page
- how to look for resources and where to find them
- how to get support
- how to copy and annotate
- using a real fact situation in contract law to demonstrate the power of legal research
This program is not yet accredited.
Fallon Burns . MAParalegal, Legal Researcher
In 2015, Fallon Burns graduated from Humber College with a Bachelor of Paralegal Studies in the top 10% of her class. Fallon excelled in competitive mock hearing competitions, called moots. While a student, Fallon became involved in professional paralegal initiatives founding the Paralegal Cup Moot and the more recent summer Lions’ Cup Moot. She served as the Student Director of the Ontario Paralegal Association from 2013 until 2015. She pursued her Bachelor of Canadian Studies and her Master of Arts in Critical Disability Studies at York University, completing her studies in 2019.
Le PhungProduct Adoption Consultant, LexisNexis Canada
Le joined LexisNexis in April 2019. Before joining LexisNexis Canada, she began her career in the banking and investment industry.
Le has extensive experiences in facilitating training, sales, and retention. Her affinity for people and a passion for building trust and helping others create a welcoming atmosphere where her clients engage and feel comfortable with adopting and using different business solutions while becoming more efficient.
She enjoys learning, technology and training clients on LexisNexis products. In her spare time, Le enjoys spending time with her family and friends and travelling.
Marla CurrieAccount Executive, Corporate and Public Markets, LexisNexis Canada
Marla Currie is a dedicated Sales Professional with over 15 years’ experience in sales leadership, account management, and sales training. She is currently an Account Executive for LexisNexis Canada specializing in the Corporate and Public Markets where she has been for over 6 years.
Marla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and has worked in Not for Profit Management and sales for most of her career. Prior to LexisNexis, Marla worked with for both the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and the Toronto Board of Trade.
She prides herself on her ability to build strong business relationship and solve problems for her clients and is always willing to go the extra mile.
Fun fact about Marla is that she used to be a professional choreographer in Mexico where she lived for two years!
Rachid BouararaAccount Manager, Strategic Client Relationship Growth, Lexis Nexis Canada
Rachid Bouarara is an Account manager at Lexis Nexis Canada, Responsible for strategic client relationship growth.
As a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of client service experience, Rachid is known for driving brand growth and relationship management.
He counts relationship management, photography, and Moroccan couscous dish among his myriad interests.