Mentorship Event for Family and Criminal Lawyers
Register here to join us for the inaugural Help a Junior event, An Evening of Learning and Mentorship for Family and Criminal Counsel.
To be held July 16, 2018 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM at Vancouver Courthouse Library, 800 Smithe Street.
Entire Group - Columbia Room
4:30 - 4:40 - Welcome from Representative of the Musqueam Nation
4:40 - 5:00 - Trial advocacy tips from the bench with Madam Justice DeWitt-Van Oosten
5:00 - 5:20 - Trial advocacy tips from the bench from Acting Chief Judge Gillespie
5:20 - 5:30 - Explanation of breakout groups by Megan Vis-Dunbar
Breakouts & 1-1 Meetings
5:30 - 5:50
Columbia Room - The value of good defence-crown relations with Aamna Afsar and Mark Gervin.
Fraser Room - Family law mediation with Salima Samnani and Zahara Jimale
5:50 - 6:10
Columbia Room - Client management skills with Mark Gervin.
Fraser Room - A day in the life of the judge with Mr Justice Bowden
6:10 - 6:30
Thompson Room - Working for Crown Counsel with Louisa Winn
Fraser Room - Legal Writing: How to assist your judge with quality written submissions by Madam Justice Duncan
6:30 - 7:30
Wine & Cheese Social
Mentors who will be on hand for 1-1 meetings:
- Zahara Jimale
- Salima Samnani
- Karin Blok
- Martin Peters
- Garth Barriere
- Edward Wong
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