Women in Litigation Symposium - Vancouver

The Advocates' Society’s award-winning Women in Litigation Symposium is coming to Vancouver this spring. Join us for this unique networking conference designed for female litigators where you will receive candid advice and practical strategies for your life and practice as a litigator.

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Conference Chairs:
Miranda Lam, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Claire Hunter, Q.C., Hunter Litigation Chambers

Keynote Presentation:
A Quote Worth Remembering: “Three Down, Six to go” – Women in the Legal Profession
The Honourable Justice Suzanne Côté, Supreme Court of Canada

Topics Include:
  • Finding Your Voice: The Importance of Developing Your Own Advocacy Style
  • The Road to Success: Navigating the Challenges We All Face
  • How I Do It: Balancing Work and Life
  • The Bench Speaks: Making Your Mark in the Courtroom
Faculty Includes:
The Honourable Susan Griffin, British Columbia Court of Appeal
The Honourable Mary Saunders, British Columbia Court of Appeal
The Honourable Neena Sharma, Supreme Court of British Columbia
Karima Andani, Q.C., B.C. Prosecution Service
Karey Brooks, JFK Law
Tracey M. Cohen, Q.C., Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Cheryl D’Sa, Narwal Litigation LLP
Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C., Farris LLP 
Jacqueline D. Hughes, Ministry of the Attorney General
Heather Jones, Miller Thomson LLP
Margaret Mereigh, Crown Counsel Office
Jill Yates, McCarthy Tetrault LLP

A minimum of 2.0 hours will pertain to professional responsibility, ethics and/or practice management.

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4/8/2019 9:30 AM - 3:35 PM
UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street Vancouver, BC
This event is full.

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