Elder Law Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

Apr. 29, 2020

ONLINE MEETING: Friend, Family or Foe - Helping Elderly Clients Recognize Fraudsters
This meeting is being hosted by the Elder Law Section.

Speaker(s): Deborah W. Flood, Litigation Counsel, BC Securities Commission
Time: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 4:15pm - 5:15pm (Pacific Time)
CPD Hours: 1.00

What can you do to protect elderly clients from fraud and financial abuse? This presentation from Deborah Flood of the BCSC will answer this question by providing lawyers with various ways they can protect their elderly clients from financial exploitation. Deborah will also address the initiatives taken by the securities regulator to safeguard the elderly. 
Speaker Bio

Deborah is originally from Dublin, Ireland.  Deborah completed her legal education in Ireland and was called to the bar in Ireland and England in 2010.  Deborah moved to Vancouver in May 2010.  In 2015, Deborah was called to the bar in British Columbia. For the next three years, Deborah worked as an associate at Whitelaw Twining Law Corporation in commercial and civil litigation.   During her time at Whitelaw Twining, Deborah was involved in multiple trials and appeals. In September 2018, Deborah moved to the British Columbia Securities Commission were she now works as litigation counsel in the enforcement department.   Deborah sits on the executive board of the Vancouver Bar Association.   She also mentees law students in UBC and provides pro bono services through her involvement in the Amici Curiae law clinics.

Besides law, Deborah is also a committee member for Working Gear, a charity helping underprivileged and impoverished men in Vancouver by providing them with work appropriate clothing.   Deborah also recently became a marriage officiant for Vancouver Officiant.   

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