Section Talk | April 2023


April 2023

Keeping You Connected

CBABC Sections show no signs of slowing down thanks to the hard work of your Sections volunteers. Between January and March, Sections hosted over 60 meetings and socials! Check out these popular events:

Appellate Advocacy: 2022 in Review

Over 130 attendees joined Katherine McGoldrick, Maya Ollek, and Mark Iyengar to look back on key appellate decisions from 2022. Panelists unpacked case learning points in areas like civil litigation, criminal law, and administrative law.

For the Love of Litigation Annual Dinner

Civil Litigation-Vancouver hosted The Honourable Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson, The Honourable Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie, The Honourable Justice Ward Branch, The Honourable Justice Alan Ross, The Honourable Justice H. William Veenstra, and The Honourable Justice I. Bruce Josephson, KC (Ret’d) at their third annual in-person dinner. Over 160 attendees gathered to celebrate the vicissitudes of their (sometimes stressful) profession.

Building a Legacy: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer

Over 200 members of the Senior Counsel Section learned from Dwight Dee, Steve Youn and Derek Grech on strategies and tips to build generational wealth for adult children, gifting of legacy assets, and how to navigate various transfer issues.

For a look at the great programs ahead, visit To catch up on missed PD content for your practice area, listen to Sections recordings at

Read All About It!

The Women Lawyers Forum has released their Winter 2023 issue of Connecting Women Lawyers, and the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum just published their Spring 2023 issue of Forum Drum. Learn what’s happening in two of the most active CBABC Sections.


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