Media Inquiries


Eileen Huster, Media & Communications Specialist, 604-687-3404 ext. 359,

SPOKESPEOPLE and subject matter experts

The President is the official spokesperson on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch’s 7,000 members. They represent the views and decisions of the Provincial Council, the governing body of the association.

As the only legal organization representing lawyers from across every practice area (called Sections), our members can provide expertise and feedback on case law, practice areas, legislation or legal issues facing the profession and the public.

CBABC's subject matter experts can provide legal insight in the following areas:

Aboriginal Law Corporate Counsel Legal Research
Administrative Law  Criminal Justice Maritime Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution Elder Law Municipal Law
Air Law Employment Law Natural Resources Law
Animal Law Environmental Law Pensions & Benefits Law
Appellate Advocacy  Family Law Public Sector Lawyers
Banking Law Freedom of Information
& Privacy Law
Real Property Law
Business Law General Practice, Solo
& Small Firm
Securities Law
Charity and Not-For-Profit Law Health Law Social Justice
Children's Law Human Rights Law Solicitors' General Practice
Civil Litigation Immigration Law Taxation Law
Class Actions Insolvency Law Unbundled Legal Services
Commercial & Real Estate Intellectual Property
& Technology Law
Wills & Trusts
Constitutional/Civil Liberties International Law Workplace Investigations
Construction Law Labour Law  

In addition, CBABC can provide access to lawyers in interest-based groups such as Women Lawyers, Aboriginal Lawyers, BC Northwest Lawyers, Law Students, Young Lawyers, Senior Lawyers, and the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community.