Annual Report 2022-2023

  • June 20, 2023

Summary of Meetings: Appellate Advocacy

Number of Meetings Held:4

September 29, 2022
Registration Count: 19
Guest Speakers: Mila Shah and Aubin Calvert
Meeting Title/Topic: Chambers Bootcamp Part 1: Stays and Bail Pending Appeal
Synopsis: Members joined the CBA BC Appellate Advocacy Section for the first in a series of short sessions designed to give junior and mid-level counsel the tools for success in Court of Appeal chambers practice. On the agenda for Chambers Bootcamp Part 1: stays and bail pending appeal.

December 6, 2022
Registration Count Online: 50 In-person: 28
Guest Speakers: Justice Susan Griffin, Justice Karen Horsman, Taylor-Marie Young, and Naomi Moses
Meeting Title/Topic: Bringing style to oral appellate advocacy: views from the Bench and Bar
Synopsis: Justices Griffin and Horsman provided a judicial perspective, while advocates Taylor-Marie Young (Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP) and Naomi Moses (JKL Law) spoke from the practitioner standpoint.

January 11, 2023
Registration Count Online: 98
Guest Speaker: Kathryn McGoldrick, Mark Iyengar, and Maya Ollek
Meeting Title/Topic: 2022 in Review
Synopsis: Kathryn McGoldrick, Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang, Mark Iyengar, Peck & Co, and Maya Ollek, Sugden, McFee & Roos, reviewed top cases of 2022 in the areas of civil litigation, criminal law, and public/administrative/regulatory law.

April 26, 2023
Registration Count Online: 18
Guest Speaker: Brent Anderson and Christie Lusk
Meeting Title/Topic: Appellate Advocacy for Criminal Lawyers
Synopsis: Brent Anderson of Johnson Doyle Nelson Anderson and Christie Lusk of the Crown’s Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions branch shared their insights on a broad range of topics relating to criminal appeal work.