2010 Law Day in Vancouver

  • April 17, 2010

The 2010 Vancouver Law Day was held from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at the Vancouver Public Library at 350 West Georgia Street. Law Day events included a mock trial, a citizenship ceremony, a free public forum, a panel on legal aid and display booths.

The British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBABC) held its seventh annual Law Week Fun Run on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 10:00 am in Locarno Beach Park.

Proceeds from the Fun Run benefit Law Week and Access Pro Bono.

On Saturday, April 17, 2010, the CBABC held its province-wide "Dial-A-Lawyer" event as part of Law Week. Greater Vancouver area residents were invited to call between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to speak with a lawyer for up to 15 minutes at no cost. In 2010, 25 volunteer lawyers assisted 216 people in five different areas of law including: family, tort/MVA, immigration, criminal, and wills and estates.