On October 21, 2010, the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) held the CBABC/UBC Faculty of Law Mentoring Reception in Vancouver, British Columbia. The evening was moderated by the CBABC student representative Kristen Brewer. Dean Mary Anne Bobinski spoke on behalf of the UBC Faculty of Law about the importance of the mentoring process to the students. She thanked the mentors present for their continued support of their profession by being mentors and assisting students and new lawyers.
CBABC President Stephen McPhee presented the $4,000 UBC CBA Law Student Scholarship to Kimberley Fenwick. Mr. McPhee commended Ms. Fenwick for showing great dedication to her community, and clearly demonstrating the values and ideals of the CBA. President McPhee presented a $30,000 endowment for the UBC Faculty of Law to Dean Mary Anne Bobinski.
Diana Dorey (Member, Board of Directors, CBIA and Elected Representative, Vancouver County, CBABC Provincial Council) presented Jessica Fletcher with the $500 Canadian Bar Association Financial Services Corporation Law School Achievement Award.
The mentoring reception is a yearly event where students and their mentors meet for the first time.