Prove It: Building Credible Arguments
Chaired by Joel Zanatta, Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, Vancouver

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Date, Time & Location:
Friday, 30 October 2015
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver

Credits:
LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of structured legal education for 2015, including one embedded hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.

Program:
9:00 am – 9:15 Opening Remarks
Joel D. Zanatta, Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, Vancouver

9:15 – 9:45 Do’s and Don’ts of Direct Evidence: A View from the Bench
The Hon Mr. Justice Paul Walker, Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver

9:45 – 10:30 Creating Your Case: Choose Your Experts Wisely (The Plaintiff Perspective)
Dale McGregor, Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, Vancouver

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 – 11:20 An Expert for Every Occasion (The Defence Perspective)
Farzana Mohamed, Mackoff & Company, Vancouver

11:20 – 11:50 Prepare the Plaintiff to Shine: Prepping Your Client for the Rigours of Trial
Krista Simon, Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, Vancouver

11:50 – 12:50 Lunch (included in registration)

12:50 – 1:50 Make Your Claim “POP”: Biomechanics in the Courtroom
Geoffrey Desmoulin Phd, GTD Engineering, Vancouver 

1:50 – 2:20 A Picture is Worth 1000 Words: The MRI Effect
Dr. Raj Attariwala, AIM Medical Imaging, Vancouver

2:20 – 2:40 Coffee Break

2:40 – 3:25  Don’t Fall in the Trap: Common Personal Injury Problems Leading to Complaints
Jonathan Corbett, Quinlan Abrioux, Vancouver

3:25 – 3:55 Cross Examination: Don’t Make Them Cry… But Come Close
Michael Thomas, Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver

3:55 – 4:40 The Three Things You Can’t Avoid - Death, Taxes and Costs
Kathryn Sainty, Sainty Law, Burnaby
Christopher J. Hope, Lindsay LLP, Vancouver

4:40 – 4:45 Closing Remarks

4:45 – 6:00 President’s Reception


Pricing:
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TLABC Regular Member

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  • Articled Student   or Paralegal  $264.00

 Non-Member

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  • 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 Fairmont Waterfront will offer a discounted group rate of $229.00 per night, plus taxes for October 29 & 30. Please call the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver at 1-800-441-1414 to book your reservations and request the Trial Lawyers Association of BC rate. 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.