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New associate judge supports B.C. Supreme Court

  • February 12, 2024

A new associate judge is being appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia to support the judiciary in providing consistent and timely access to justice. Effective Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, Lawrence Robinson will join a complement of 13 associate judges who work provincewide.

CBABC Announcement

Call for Nominations: Section Representatives to Provincial Council

  • February 07, 2024

Join Provincial Council! As the advisory body to the Board of Directors, members of Provincial Council bring the concerns and interests of lawyers in their region or Section to the attention of the CBABC Board and bring the latest developments in our profession back to members.

Professional Notice

Supreme Court of BC: Update Regarding Online Booking for Civil and Family Matters

  • February 05, 2024

"Since 2020, counsel and parties have had the option of booking Case Planning Conferences (CPCs), Judicial Case Conferences (JCCs), and Trial Management Conferences (TMCs) through the Supreme Court’s online booking system. Beginning in fall 2024, the Court will be transitioning to a fully online booking system for these types of conferences, as well as for trials and lengthy chambers hearings in civil and family matters."

CBABC Announcement

In Memoriam: Kathryn ("Kathy") Sainty, KC

  • January 30, 2024

"Kathy was a valued and trusted friend, colleague, and mentor to many in the legal profession. She was generous with her time and spent countless hours volunteering both in and outside of the legal profession, particularly in the support of women."