Appellate Advocacy Section Meeting 

Jan. 14, 2019
Vancouver BC

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

Mingle and Learn: Tips and Tricks from Legal Writing Stars
This meeting is being hosted by the Appellate Advocacy Section.

Speaker(s): Mr. Justice H. Groberman, Court of Appeal of British Columbia (Moderator)
Mary Ainslie, Q.C., Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions
David Layton, Q.C., Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions
Brock Martland,Q.C, Martland & Saulnier
Mark Andrews, Q.C., Fasken
Sally Rudolf, Court of Appeal of British Columbia
Time: Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Location: The Law Courts Inn Restaurant, 800 Smithe Street (4th Floor), Vancouver BC
Meal Cost: $50.00 (GST Incl.)
Cash Bar opens at 5:30pm sharp
CPD Hours: 1.50
Please note that this is an estimate of the total hours of CPD that are being offered. Upon the conclusion of the meeting, an assessment will be made as to exactly how many hours will be approved.

Kick off 2019 by coming out to the Law Courts Inn to socialize with your peers and to learn some legal writing tips and tricks from some of the best legal writers in the criminal and civil bar:  Mary Ainslie, Q.C., David Layton, Q.C., Brock Martland, Mark Andrews, Q.C., and Sally Rudolf. These five, along with Mr. Justice Harvey Groberman from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia, will share their insights on a variety of practical issues relevant to factum writing as well as most other legal writing endeavours.

Among other things, the panelists will talk about their respective writing and editing processes, their tips for using facts persuasively, and how to establish your writing style.

There will be a cash bar, beginning at 5:30 p.m., and hot and cold hors d'oeuvres. 

Please be sure to indicate food allergies/dietary restrictions when you register.

Accessibility & Inclusiveness
The CBABC provides access to Section activities for all members. The facilities for this meeting may be wheelchair accessible. For information about accessible parking or to communicate your request for other accommodation you require, please contact CBABC Sections at

We also welcome your suggestions for enhancing the inclusiveness of our activities.

Please ensure to sign-in at the meeting; failure to sign-in will result in de-registration. CBABC requires this as a record to confirm your attendance for this meeting for your CPD reporting (if applicable).


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