CBABC Ninth Annual Vancouver Battle of the Bar Bands Raises $95,000
2010 Vancouver Battle of the Bands Winner: The Disclaimers. L-R: Gord Rogers, Dave Ronald, Pat Madaisky, Mike Taylor, Lindsay Goldberg, Pat Haberl, Mike Varabioff and Andre Beaulieu.
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Watch for Registration Information in September
The Kelowna Bar Association and the CBABC Present: PAPERLESS OFFICE
Date: November 2, 2010
Location: The Harvest Golf Club, 2725 K.L.O Road, Kelowna, B.C.
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
CBABC Presents: “BE UNDERSTOOD: EFFECTIVE AND PLAIN LANGUAGE WRITING” WEBINAR
Date: November 9, 2010
Details: Attendance at these seminars will provide you with 100 per cent of the two hours required for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and practice management for 2010 Law Society reporting.
2010 CBABC FIFTH ANNUAL BRANCH CONFERENCE IN SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Date: November 19-21, 2010
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Details: Attendance at this conference will provide up to 12 hours of CPD mandatory annual requirements for 2010 Law Society reporting.
PD Tracking Tool
The Professional Development Tracking Tool is located at www.cba.org/pd. Attendance at the CBABC Professional Development and Section and Forum meetings are added to the Tracking Tool after the meeting has completed and sign-in sheets have been returned. Members can follow the Edit link to change the hours attended and also use the PD Tracking Tool to keep track of non-CBA events.
Mark Your Calendars for an Exciting Gala Benefitting Aboriginal Law Students
Make sure to save Thursday, September 30, 2010 for a Gala Fundraiser of the Aboriginal Law Students Trust at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver. Enjoy live and silent art auctions featuring leading Aboriginal artists, entertainment and a west-coast inspired menu.
For more information contact email@example.com and watch for the CBABC News & Jobs weekly email for the registration form.
CBABC Women Lawyers Forum – Fall Launch and Hot Tips from Hot Mentors Event
The CBABC Women Lawyers Forum will be holding their Fall Launch and popular Hot Tips from Hot Mentors Event on September 23, 2010. This event is a great opportunity to hear practical advice on issues such as establishing and maintaining a successful career in law and ways of achieving work life balance. The CBABC Women Lawyers Forum is pleased to announce that the speaker line up for this event will include: Rita Andreone (Lawson Lundell LLP), Rosanne Kyle (James Freedman Kyle Law Corporation), Alison Murray, QC (Murray Jamieson), Lisa Vogt (McCarthy Tetrault LLP) and Margaret Ostrowski, QC.
The Fall Launch and Hot Tips from Hot Mentors Event is one of the most popular CBABC Women Lawyers Forum events so mark your calendars for Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Law Courts Inn.
Further details will be emailed to all CBABC Women Lawyers Forum members and will be posted in the CBABC News & Jobs weekly email.
2010 Golf Tournament
The 14th Annual Canadian Bar Association/Vancouver Bar Association Golf Tournament held on June 17, 2010 raised more than $10,000 in support of the Law Student Scholarships at UBC and UVic. This year was a sold-out event with 144 golfers and more than 150 guests for dinner.
WINNING TEAM WITH A SCORE OF 57 WAS:
- Nicholas Tsoi
- Daniel Nugent
- Todd Chernika
- Scott Humphrys
MOST HONEST GOLFERS WERE THE TEAM OF:
- Sandra Kovacs
- Maureen Crockett
- Janice Shomphe
- Michelle Ward
CLOSEST TO THE PIN WINNERS – SPONSORED BY THE COUNSEL NETWORK:
- Katherine MacRae
- Phil Marshall
LADY’S LONGEST DRIVE WINNERS:
- Susan Griffin
- Katherine MacRae
MEN’S LONGEST DRIVE WINNERS:
- Ron Pelletier
- Keith Bustard
PUTTING CONTEST WINNERS – SPONSORED BY DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP:
- 1st Place: Alan Ross
- 2nd Place: Ian Moes
- 3rd Place: Brad Davis
The CBABC and the VBA thank our Hole sponsors below, who provided many bonuses for golfers as they made their way around the course.
- Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.
- Dorsey & Whitney LLP
- ProGroup Sales and Leasing
- RR Donnelley
- The Counsel Network
To read more detailed information about the event, view photos and the list of generous silent auction sponsors go to www.cba.org/bc/about_us/events_2010/golf_2010.aspx.
These articles were published in the August 2010 issue of BarTalk. © 2010 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.