CLEBC News Archive

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23
Nov

Meet Our Staff: Allison Smith

Welcome to our first installment of CLEBC’s new “Meet Our Staff” series! We are delighted to introduce Allison Smith, CLEBC’s Online Course Material Coordinator. If you are a CLEBC volunteer, you may recognize Allison’s name from her friendly email reminders about materials for courses you’ve presented at. If you’ve ever taken a CLEBC course, you may recognize her from our Event App correspondence which contains all the resources you need for a successful learning experience.

3
Nov

CLEBC Honours Leader in Learning Alison Murray, QC

2015 This year’s recipient, Alison L. Murray, QC, of Murray Jamieson, embodies the behaviours and values of the award. Alison consistently demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning, understands the importance of mentoring and role modeling, and is a leader in delivering learning opportunities to lawyers.

21
Oct

Testify: A Project of the Indigenous Laws + the Arts Collective

CLEBC is proud to support Testify: A Project of the Indigenous Laws + the Arts Collective. Testify is a performance and art show in which 11 pairs of artists and legal thinkers work in conversation with each other to create pieces that explore Indigenous laws.

13
Oct

Q + A: Negotiation Skills for the Zombie Apocalypse

CLEBC’s Negotiation Skills for the Zombie Apocalypse course will take place on October 31, 2016. We chatted with two of the course chairs about this practical and fun course to improve your negotiation skills for conflicts in daily practice and life.

7
Oct

In Force Date Announced for New BC Franchises Act: February 1, 2017

Earlier this week, the BC provincial government announced that the new Franchises Act and accompanying regulations will come into force on February 1, 2017.

13
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations.

13
Aug

Access to Justice: Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon

CLEBC is proud to support Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon. On September 9, 2016, more than 50 Vancouver lawyers volunteered for one-hour shifts throughout the day to provide free legal advice to individual clients at Victory Square Park.

11
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Advocacy Toolkit

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Professional Excellence in Programs was given to CLEBC for the Advocacy Toolkit, in the Best Program category.

11
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Access to Justice for Children Conference

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Outstanding Achievement was given to CLBEC for the Access to Justice for Children Conference: Law Practice and Children’s Human Rights in the Best Public Interest category.

15
Jul

CLEBC’s Most Prolific Volunteers: 1996 to 2016

CLEBC works with over 1,000 volunteers every year to support a culture of learning, to encourage innovation, and to give back to the BC bar. This list of our most prolific volunteers between 1996 and 2016 displays just one of many ways that CLEBC can take a bow to the remarkable contributions of our volunteers.

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