Attacking the Will 4
Co-Chairs: R. Trevor Todd & Mark Weintraub QC

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Date & Location:
Friday 6 May 2016
Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, Vancouver BC

Credits:
LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of structured legal education for 2016, including one embedded  hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.

Program:
9:00 am Opening Remarks    
R. Trevor Todd, Disinherited.com, Vancouver
Mark S. Weintraub QC, Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver

9:05 – 9:35 Costs Update: An Increasingly Expensive Concern    
John Bilawich, Holmes & King, Vancouver 

9:35 – 10:05 Experts: How to Get, Prepare and Cross-Examine Them    
Joe Murphy QC, Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

10:05 – 10:35 Ethically Dealing with Lay Litigants: Loose Cannons in the Courtroom     
Art Vertlieb QC, MacKenzie Fujisawa LLP, Vancouver

10:35 – 10:55 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time    

10:55 – 11:25 DNA - Who’s Your Daddy?    
David A. Hunter, Hamilton Duncan Armstrong + Stewart Law Corporation, Surrey

11:25 – 11:55 Use Presumptions to Your Advantage or Lose    
Candace Cho, Onyx Law Group, Vancouver

11:55 – 12:25 Fact Pattern Analysis    
R. Trevor Todd, Disinherited.com, Vancouver
Amy A. Mortimore, Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver
Janis Ko, Onyx Law Group, Vancouver
Jackson B. Todd, Disinherited.com, Vancouver
 
12:25 – 1:25 Lunch (included in registration) & Fact Pattern Discussion Roundtables

1:25 – 1:55 Strike Gold at Discovery    
Lyle G. Harris QC,  Harris & Brun, Vancouver

1:55 – 2:25 Managing Difficult Clients    
Palbinder K. Shergill QC, Shergill & Company, Surrey

2:25 – 2:55 Maximize Your Case at Mediation    
Kathryn S. Sainty QC, Sainty Law, Burnaby
 
2:55 – 3:15 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time    

3:15 – 3:45 Severed Joint Tenancies: More Common than You Think    
Rebecca Morse, Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver

3:45 – 4:15 Witness Preparation for Discovery and Trial    
James D. Vilvang QC, Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver

4:15 – 4:45 WESA Update and Unused Tools    
Geoffrey W. White, Geoffrey W. White Law Corporation, Kelowna

4:45 – 5:00 Closing Remarks    

5:00 – 6:00 President’s Reception

Pricing:
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TLABC Regular Member

  • 5 years call or less $364.00
  • 6 - 9 years call 414.00
  • 10 years call or more 464.00
  • TLABC Sustaining Member or Monthly PAC Donor  ($50.00 off)
  • TLABC Benefactor (1/2  price)
  • Articled Student or Paralegal  264.00

Non-Member

  • 5 years call or less 524.00
  • 6 - 9 years call 574.00
  • 10 years call or more 624.00
  • Articled Student or Paralegal 414.00
  • Law Student (TLABC Member or Non-Member) 124.00

Hotel Info:
The Pinnacle Hotel will offer a discounted group rate of $199 per night (city view) and $229/night (harbour view) plus taxes for May 5 & 6, based on availability. Please call the Pinnacle and ask for the reservations department at 1-844-337-3118 to book. 

Alternatively, TLABC has arranged corporate rates with several downtown Vancouver hotels. Visit www.tlabc.org for more information, or call us at 604 682-5343.