The inaugural Gala gives advocates the opportunity to join members of the bench and bar for an exclusive evening of collegiality. It provides an opportunity to connect outside the courtroom with old friends, meet some new friends and help celebrate excellence in advocacy, Vancouver style.
The Gala is comprised of a cocktail reception, 3-course dinner with wine and a keynote address from The Honourable Chief Justice Robert J. Bauman of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.
The Summit is part of an ongoing mission to recognize, celebrate and boost the careers of women in law and inspire the next generation of leaders in the profession. It provides a forum to discuss solutions to the unique challenges faced by women in the legal sector.
The agenda includes a host of industry presentations and panel discussions featuring influential thought-leaders from Canada?s top law firms and companies. Sessions include the following panel discussions and presentations:
Breaking through the glass ceiling: supporting women into leadership positions
Addressing unconscious bias and discrimination
Defining your own success as a lawyer
Leveraging flexible work practices to support better work-life balance
Utilizing mentorship opportunities to grow your career
Tackling the wage gap
Executing diversity and inclusion strategies that attract and retain female talent
Lynne will participate as part of the panel discussion on “Defining your own success as a lawyer”.… Read More
FACL Ontario is a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the wider community.
The conference theme this year is Realities in Law and Practice and will include a luncheon fireside chat with Justice Goodwin Liu (Associate Justice, California Supreme Court) and Justice Shaun Nakatsuru (Ontario Superior Court of Justice).
Sessions at this year’s conference include:
Voices of Change: How to be an Ally to Racialized Women in Law
Asian Canadians in the Supreme Court OR An Open Dialogue with HR Professionals in the Legal Career Field
Fireside Chat with Justice Goodwin Liu and Justice Shaun Nakatsuru
Building Your Book of Business and Finding Mentors ?
Now in its 8th year, this highly anticipated full day program provides attendees with the practical information and insights they need to effectively manage electronically stored information in all types of cases. Attendees:
Heard from the experts about how to efficiently manage all phases of the e-Discovery process, managing electronic data from discovery through to trial.
Attended demonstrations of the latest e-Discovery technology.
Learned how to help their clients protect against and respond to cyber hacks.
Heuristica is pleased to speak at the Independent Counsel Network meeting this week in Calgary.
Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Founder, will present a session entitled “Successfully Managing eDiscovery: What Corporate Counsel Really Need to Know“.
Management of electronically stored information (“ESI”) for use in litigation is increasingly important. Crystal’s presentation will provide corporate counsel with an appreciation of what is involved in successfully managing eDiscovery in a cost-effective manner.
Topics covered include general eDiscovery principles and obligations, choosing eDiscovery review platforms, review counsel and appropriate review methodologies, how to preserve relevant ESI, engage in defensible document collection practices and how to effectively and efficiently review collected ESI.… Read More