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Presented by

Trial Lawyers Association of BC

 Friday 23 September 2011

Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, Vancouver BC

Kevin Filkow
Jane Winteringham QC


More and more the criminal law practitioner is required to provide advice about the effect of a criminal charge on all aspects of an accused person’s life. The ancillary consequences associated with various offences requires the criminal lawyer to stay current with the ever changing sentencing regimes as well as the applicability of any relevant provincial statute. Mandatory minimum penalties abound. Some accused person’s risk losing their home to the state. Others will suffer the consequences of a lingering criminal record that will interfere with their life long after the sentence was served or the stay of proceedings was entered. A clear understanding of these and more traditional aspects of criminal practice is essential to success for the criminal lawyer.

This TLABC one-day extensive program on Criminal Law’s Contemporary Issues will tackle the latest and most important developments. The distinguished and dynamic panel consists of prominent experts who will share their insight and provide practical advice about these and other challenges facing the criminal law practitioner today.