Prominent Vancouver Lawyer Honoured With Bar Award

  • November 09, 2011

Last night, James D. Vilvang, Q.C., of the firm Richards Buell Sutton LLP, received one of the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch’s highest honours, the Georges A. Goyer, Q.C. Memorial Award for Distinguished Service.

B.C. is still failing women, legal group says

  • October 19, 2011

B.C. is below average for the second consecutive year - with a mark of C-minus - in terms of meeting United Nations standards for women's rights, says the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF).

Langley's Lindsay to head Law Society

  • September 28, 2011

Jan Lindsay of the Lindsay Kenney law firm will become the Law Society of British Columbia’s second vice-president in 2012, a position that will see the Langley resident go on to become head of the organization that represents all accredited B.C. lawyers in 2014.

Judicial independence

  • September 21, 2011

In a letter to the editor under the heading “Public locked out of justice process” on Sept. 13, the writer criticizes a B.C. Supreme Court judge for decisions made, suggests that he is biased in favour of an accused, and suggests that he is “unfit”.

Bye-bye Bay Street

  • September 15, 2011

New lawyers are looking beyond big-city firms to put up a shingle in small-town Canada.