Northern BC Virtual Law Talks 2021 

May 14, 2021
Live Webinar Online

 

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021 | 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Timing of actual agenda to be announced. The day will include two-15 Minute breaks and a 30-45 minute lunch. 
Session topics may be subject to change.

 

Registration Type                                      Registration Fee                                            
CBA Member                          $100 (+GST)
CBA Non-Member $200 (+GST)


Non-CBA members may email the following registration form to pd@cbabc.org.

FORM: PG-Reg-Form.pdf
*Registration for this virtual conference includes the full day. There is no discount or refund offered for partial attendance.

 


9:30 am-9:40 am | WELCOME
Lheidli T’enneh Elder, Darlene McIntosh, 
Cultural Advisor, College of New Caledonia
 

BE A LAWYER, NOT A LENDER – BEST PRACTICES FOR GETTING PAID
Andrew Morrison, Shields Harney
Greg T. Palm, Hamilton Duncan
Insightful and timely discussion about techniques you can implement to ensure you get paid for your work.

GETTTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CANLII SERVICES
Sarah Sutherland, Director of Programs and Partnerships, CanLii
Learn how to maximize one of the most effective legal databases available – CanLII. CanLII.org provides access to court judgments from all Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, federal courts, and the courts in all Canada's provinces and territories.

ADAPTING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
Dean P.J. Lawton QC, LSBC President, Carfra Lawton LLP
Shannon Salter, Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal
 

HEALTHY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT IN A COVID WORLD
Derek Lacroix QC, Executive Director, Lawyers Assistance Program of BC (LAP)
 

CAN ANYTHING GOOD COME FROM A PANDEMIC? WHY YES: "COVIDEO" COURT APPEARANCES
John D. Hempstead, Deputy Regional Crown Counsel - Northern Region
B.C. Ministry of the Attorney General – Prosecution Service
 

CAN ANYTHING ELSE GOOD COME FROM A PANDEMIC? WHY YES: NEW TOOLS FOR BETTER JUSTICE
Kate Gower, E-Trial Expert, Gower Modern Law
Something for solicitors and barristers – how do you virtually meet a client and confirm that they are looking at the same will or contract you are? In a mediation or court, how do you ensure that a witness is seeing the right document? Kate Gower provides a live demonstration of programs that do exactly that.
 

3:00 pm-3:30 pm | AGENDA FOR JUSTICE 2021
Jennifer Brun, CBABC 2020-2021 President, Harris & Brun Law Corporation
CBABC President Jennifer Brun facilitates a conversation about the priorities from the Agenda which includes increased access to technology and lawyers in rural and small communities, and the modernization of Supreme Court scheduling.
 

3:30 pm-3:35 pm | CLOSING REMARKS
Mr. Geoffrey Mcdonald, LSBC Cariboo County Bencher, Crown Counsel - Prince George
 

 

 
*JOIN CBA TODAY & SAVE | cbabc.org/join

Sign up now for a CBA membership at a pro-rated fee and enjoy all CBA benefits for the remainder of our Membership Year (until August 31, 2021). PLUS we'll give you a $100 refund on this full-day PD.

*This offer will remain open for 30 days after the conference.


ACKNOWLEDGING FIRST NATIONS TERRITORIES
This webinar is hosted by CBABC, and was produced on the traditional and unceded territories of the Lheidli T’enneh peoples in Prince George, as well as 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.
 

Continuing Professional Development Accreditation
Attendance at this seminar will provide you with 6.00 CPD hours for the 2021 Law Society of BC reporting, including 2 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component.

*Registration for this virtual conference includes the full day. There is no discount or refund offered for partial attendance.
 
 

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CONTACT INFO

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Email: pd@cbabc.org
Telephone: 604-687-3404
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