Summary of Meetings: Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island
Number of Meetings Held: 3
February 13, 2018
Guest Speaker: Women Judges and Masters of the Supreme and Provincial Court of BC
Meeting Title/Topic: Women Judges Annual Dinner
Synopsis: The Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island held their Annual Women Judges Dinner. The evening was an opportunity to dine and socialize with several local women Judges and Masters in an informal setting.
December 13, 2017
Guest Speaker: N/A
Meeting Title/Topic: It's A Wrap!
Synopsis: The Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island held their first annual end-of-year luncheon to socialize and informally celebrate some of the fantastic women who have been recognized for their professional accomplishments in the last year: Charlotte Salomon, QC, Roxanne Helme, QC, Aesha Faux, Corinne Swytsun, Constance Isherwood, QC, Clare Jennings and others.
October 03, 2017
Guest Speaker: Judge Jennifer Barrett - Provincial Court of British Columbia, Trudi Brown, Q.C. - Brown Henderson Melbye, Pinder Cheema Q.C. - Ministry of Attorney General, Law Society Bencher, Jennifer Cooper, Q.C. - Cooper Family Law
Meeting Title/Topic: Hot Tips from Top Mentors - Advancing Your Career
Synopsis: Participants networked with other women lawyers and learnt about ways to advance careers such as volunteering on a board, becoming a bencher, getting involved in your community, becoming a Q.C. or applying for the bench. A panel of outstanding speakers shared their experiences and answered questions.
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