Summary of Meetings: Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland
Number of Meetings Held:6
November 26, 2021
Registration Count: 15
Guest Speaker: Stacey Jessiman, Co-Chair, CBABC Truth and Reconciliation Committee; Shawnee Monchalin, Truth and Reconciliation Committee member
Meeting Title/Topic: Young Lawyers Consultation on CBABC RAP
Synopsis: CBABC is reviewed its Reconciliation Action Plan and consulting with the Young Lawyers Sections.
January 20, 2022
Registration Count: 93
Guest Speaker: Karen Sill, Lawyers Financial
Meeting Title/Topic: Increasing Your Financial Literacy
Synopsis: Hands-on presentation covering key themes and answers to perhaps the single biggest question for young lawyers: should I pay off my debt or invest in my future? Strategies on how you can do both.
February 24, 2022
Registration Count: 14
Guest Speaker: David Mincey, The Chocolate Project
Meeting Title/Topic: Young Lawyers Virtual Chocolate Tasting Event
Synopsis: Social event hosted by The Chocolate Project. Reviewing different samples of chocolate, while explaining the history behind chocolate making.
March 08, 2022
Registration Count: 46
Guest Speaker: Allison Wolf, Shift Works Strategic Inc.; Jennifer Yong, Cymax Group Technologies; Ryan Black, DLA Piper; Steve Parr, Parr Business Law
Meeting Title/Topic: Finding Your Groove in the Legal Profession
Synopsis: Panel of Lawyers discussed how they navigated their early years in the legal profession and how they came to find their “groove” in the legal profession.
April 25, 2022
Registration Count: 44
Guest Speaker: Miriam Leung, The Counsel Network; Meaghan Loughry, The Counsel Network
Meeting Title/Topic: Build Your Resume and Interview Tips
Synopsis: Tips on writing the perfect resume and mastering online interviews.
June 28, 2022
Registration Count: 50
Meeting Title/Topic: Summer Social
Synopsis: In-person social mixer.