Volunteer Spotlight

Practice Point


Michele Ross—In the Spotlight

February 2017 This month’s spotlight is on Michele Ross, a designated paralegal at West Coast ADR Law Group Ltd. and Quay Law Centre, and host of Ethics, coming Spring 2017, part of CLEBC’s Paralegal Core Competency series.


Hassib Hasanzadeh—In the Spotlight

January 2017 This month’s spotlight is on Hassib Hasanzadeh, one of the volunteer contributors to our popular practice manual Advising BC Businesses, which will be updated in February 2017.


Sandra Weafer and Darryl Larson—In the Spotlight

December 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Sandra Weafer and Darryl Larson, the co-chairs of our Immigration Issues In Depth 2016 course in December. Sandra is the Regional Director and General Counsel, Public Safety Defence and Immigration Section, Department of Justice and Darryl is a senior lawyer at Embarkation Law Corporation.


Frank Falzon, QC—In the Spotlight

November 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Frank Falzon, QC, one of the co-chairs of our upcoming Administrative Law Conference on November 18, 2016.


Martha Rans and Michael Blatchford—In the Spotlight

October 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Michael Blatchford and Martha Rans, the co-chairs of our upcoming Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference on October 27, 2016.


Sharon Sutherland

SHARON SUTHERLAND, principal at True North Dispute Management, is a mediator and mediation consultant with expertise in conflict resolution training and program design.


Richard Lindsay, P.Eng., QC

RICHARD B. LINDSAY, P.Eng., QC is a founding partner of Lindsay LLP in Vancouver. His practice focuses on general insurance litigation, with particular emphasis on products liability, engineering, energy, and fire-related matters.


Helen Low, QC

HELEN LOW, QC practices at the Vancouver office of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in the wills, trusts, and estates area, where she focuses on contentious matters that may lead to litigation.


Lyle Harris, QC

LYLE HARRIS, QC is a Partner at Harris & Brun. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1976, Lyle is an experienced trial and appeal counsel who has prosecuted and defended all types of civil cases, both jury trials and judge-alone trials.


James Vilvang, QC

JIM VILVANG is a senior partner with the Litigation group at Richards Buell Sutton LLP. He was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1974 and in the Yukon in 1994. Jim is also a Qualified Commercial Mediator. He was awarded Queen’s Counsel status in 1996.

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