The Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia holds its annual paralegal seminar on March 4th at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. The program is titled: “Tradition vs. Trends: What’s old, what’s new?”. MEA is a sponsor of the event, and Mike Yang is on-site with Marcia Araujo, eager to share with attendees about what’s old and new in the realm of forensic engineering.
The program was crafted by TLABC in association with the British Columbia Paralegal Association. It is a look at how the role of the paralegal in British Columbia continues to evolve as the trends in the industry change. Where are paralegals headed? The importance of maintaining one’s personal health, both physical and mental, and how that translates into a healthy working environment is also included in the program. In the end, they will be looking at new areas of practice with the explosion of social media as well as interpretation by the Courts of new legislation relating to personal injury almost one year post April 1st.
Featured speakers include:
Matthew Siren of Vertileb Siren,
Derek Lacroix QC from the Lawyers Assistance Program of BC,
Trevor Throness from Strategy for Business, author of Power People Skills,
Brian Vickers of Zacharias Law,
Carly Fredette, Certified Health Coach and founder of Mint & Mandala,
Wayne Jeffery, Forensic Toxicologist at FADE, formerly at the RCMP Forensic labs,
Deb Jamison of Capilano University Legal Studies and Virgin Hickman,
Cathy Corsetti, president and co-founder of Corsetti Paralegal Professional Corporation & Associates, and member of the Ontario Paralegal Association,
Michelle Haigh, president of Precision Paralegal Services,
and Michele Ross, Paralegal at Virgin Hickman & president of the BCPA.
To register for the live webcast of the seminar or to get all the details, visit the event website.
The Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) is a non-profit society with a membership of over 1500 legal professionals. They represent individuals united with the goals of protecting rights, ensuring access to the courts, preserving the jury system and maintaining the highest of standards in legal education.
The British Columbia Paralegal Association (BCPA) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization of over 900+ paralegals, paralegal program students, and law-related organizations in BC. Originally known as the Western Association of Paralegals and BC Association of Legal Assistants, the BCPA was formed in 1979 to promote the professional development, continuing education and social networking of paralegals in British Columbia.