Derek Lacroix, QC Honoured as 2020 President’s Medal Recipient

  • June 22, 2020

The Canadian Bar Association, BC branch (CBABC) announces Derek LaCroix, QC as the recipient of the 2020 President’s Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession. CBABC presented the award at its first virtual Provincial Council on Saturday, June 20.

Highlights of Recent BC Provincial Court Notices

  • June 16, 2020

In a series of notices issued on June 12, 2020, the Court advised litigants and lawyers that: Initial Appearance proceedings are recommencing and as of June 15, 2020 across the Province, 40 in person trial courts are available, in addition to virtual courts.

CBABC Remembers Gordon Turriff, QC

  • June 09, 2020

Co-author of British Columbia Annual Practice (the “White Book”), and Law Society President (2009), Gordon Turriff, QC's work and leadership greatly influenced the legal profession.

The Law Foundation of BC: Funding Notice - Legal Research Fund

  • June 09, 2020

The Law Foundation of British Columbia has established a fund of $120,000 per year to support legal research in British Columbia. The purpose of the fund is to support legal research projects that “advance the knowledge of law, social policy, and the administration of justice”.