Newsletters & Resources


Summer 2021 Newsletter

  • June 24, 2021

"Despite the challenges we managed to stay connected with our members and continued to offer a full suite of programming. This was due to our executive and committee volunteers who embraced the challenges this year presented, remained flexible, and were innovative and creative in their approaches to make sure that despite the distances between us, we found ways to continue to support and enhance the stature of women in our profession. I am so grateful to you all. Thank you."

Women Lawyers Forum, Women Lawyers Forum - Kamloops, Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island

Minutes, Archived Recording

Empowerment Through Presentation: Dressing with More Intention 

  • April 14, 2021

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at Zoom in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Angela Bespflug, Associate Counsel, Murphy Battista LLP, Emma May, Founder of Charles Real Estate and Sophie Grace & Former Corporate Lawyer, Michelle Addison, Fashion Stylist, .

Women Lawyers Forum

Minutes, Archived Recording

Big Tent Feminism

  • March 30, 2021

This meeting was held at 06:00 PM at Webinar in Any, British Columbia. Guest speakers were Raji Mangat (she/her), Executive Director of West Coast LEAF and Naomi Moses (they/them), Associate at JFK Law. This session was moderated by Elizabeth Cameron (they/them), SOGIC Member-at-Large.

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Women Lawyers Forum

Minutes, Archived Recording

Coaching for Women Lawyers

  • March 12, 2021

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at Zoom in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Allison Wolf, Legal Coach, Shiftworks - Coaching for Lawyers, Paula Price, Legal Coach, Uplevel Lawyer Coaching.

Women Lawyers Forum

Practice Direction

PD-59 Forms of Address for Parties and Counsel in Proceedings

  • December 16, 2020

This Practice Direction clarifies how parties and/or counsel can advise the Court, other parties, and counsel of their pronouns and form of address.

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