Senior Lawyers Section Meeting 

Apr. 17, 2019
Vancouver BC

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This meeting is being hosted by the Senior Lawyers Section

Speaker(s): Chief Justice Christopher E. Hinkson
Time: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm (Pacific Time)
Location: Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, 1630 West 15th Avenue, Vancouver BC
Meal Cost: $45.00 (GST Incl.)
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.
Chief Justice Christopher E. Hinkson arguably runs the largest litigation firm in the province.  His problems are myriad and complex.  He must deal with lawyers, judges, the public and government.  He must manage the lists for each of the courts throughout the province.  The proliferation of self-represented litigants, a direct result of the lack of sufficient legal aid, has placed another layer of problems on his already stretched courts.  To what extent do the Rules Of court or counsel contribute to the backlog of cases?  What can be done?  What should be done?  What influence did the Russian government exert in his appointment?  This is the first time in the history of this subsection that we have had the opportunity to be addressed by a sitting Chief Justice.  Take it.

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