Ethical Considerations for Every Lawyer (Kamloops) 

Oct. 20, 2021
Kamloops BC

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

 

Speakers:

Kim Carter, LSBC Kamloops District Bencher, Parent’s Legal Centre
Clare Jennings, 2021-2022 CBABC President, Crown Counsel-Victoria

Time: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Lunch will be served at 12:00pm, with the session starting at 12:30pm.
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott
540 Victoria St, Kamloops, BC

Participant Acknowledgement
By registering for this in-person program, registrants agree to follow the health and safety protocols of the venue to reduce the risks of exposure to and transmission of COVID-19, and agree to cancel their attendance if they are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Current Public Health Orders require proof of vaccination (with government-issued ID) to enter this venue. Masks are required as you move through the venue and can be removed during eating and drinking.  We appreciate your co-operation.
 
CPD Hours: 2 Hours of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC.
Attendance at this webinar will provide you with 2 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your Law Society of BC reporting.
 
SYNOPSIS


Kim Carter and Clare Jennings involve audience members in discussions of real-life ethical dilemmas, case studies and the Code of Conduct. 

Think critically about ethical dilemmas that challenge your professional responsibility. In this in-person seminar, we examine emerging ethical problems that could impact your practice and consider decision-making criteria to fulfill the obligations you have to your clients, the courts, our profession and the public.
 

 

ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS


About Kim Carter
Kim Carter was called to the bar in Saskatchewan and British Columbia in 2008. Kim began her law practice in family law and then transitioned to sole practice, focusing in the areas of family law and child protection. In 2019, Kim joined Legal Aid BC as their staff lawyer at the Parent’s Legal Centre (PLC) and is now Managing Lawyer for both Kamloops and Williams Lake PLCs.

In her professional capacity, Kim is a member of the Family Court Users Committee, who frequently guest lectured at Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, participated as a keynote speaker for the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC Chapter, and provided mentorship through CBA Women Lawyers Forum Kamloops section.



About Clare Jennings
President of the CBABC for 2021-2022, Clare Jennings is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria. Clare has been a provincial Crown Counsel in Victoria and Colwood since her call to the Bar in 2008. As a Victoria based practitioner, she has been involved with the Victoria Law Day committee for 10 years; was the chair for 4 years, and now primarily focuses her energies on writing the annual Fairy Tale Trial script. She has been on the executive of the CBABC Criminal Justice - Victoria Section for 6 years, and has also been involved with various CBABC Council Committees, including Access to Justice, Sections Standing Committee, REAL Advisory Board, and the regional Law Week Committee.  She has been a member of the Executive Committee of the CBABC since September 2018, first as an Officer and currently as Secretary-Treasurer.

Outside of her dedicated commitment to the CBA, Clare has taught at PLTC and guest-lectured and guest-judged at the University of Victoria. She has been a member of the Human Research Ethics Board at the University of Victoria for the past 6 years; has been the Co-Coach of the McIntyre Moot team at the University of Victoria for the past 5 years; is member of the Atomic Vaudeville Theatre Society Board; and is a member of the Victoria Bar Association.

 

ACKNOWLEDGING FIRST NATIONS TERRITORIES

This seminar is hosted by CBABC, which is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage our members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada, past and present.
 


Participant General Acknowledgement
By registering, you agree that all materials related to this course are for the sole use of the registrant, and may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.
 


Cancellation Policy
Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued, unless the registrant has to cancel because they have COVID symptoms. To cancel your attendance for any reason, please contact the PD Department at PD@cbabc.org.

 

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