Thursday, November 23, 2017
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar
Who should attend: Lawyers, judges, academics, and representatives from legal and Indigenous organizations.
Learning level: All levels
The Law Society of BC, in collaboration with CLEBC, is hosting a Truth and Reconciliation Symposium. The theme is “Transforming the Law from a Tool of Assimilation into a Tool of Reconciliation.” Participants will be invited to provide their insights on priorities and next steps for the Law Society’s Reconciliation efforts. The Symposium is open to lawyers, judges, academics, and representatives from legal and Indigenous organizations.
This full-day symposium will include plenary sessions and smaller, facilitated breakout group discussions, and will provide 6.5 hours of free CPD credit, including 1 hour toward the ethics requirement.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6.5 hours (a minimum of 1 hour will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care, and relations, and/or practice management)
Herman Van Ommen, QC — President, Law Society of British Columbia, Vancouver
Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem — Member of the Law Society of British Columbia Truth and Reconciliation Advisory Committee; Cedar and Sage Law Corporation, Chilliwack
Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.
*Lunch is included.
CLEBC Program Lawyer