Criminal Practice (R)evolution: What You Must Know About the Biggest Change in Criminal Law in a Generation
Chaired by Paul Pearson & Tony C. Paisana
 
 
Date, Time & Location:
Friday 28 September, Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harourfront 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC. The seminar runs from 8:55 am - 5:00 pm in the Harbourfront Ballroom.
 
Credits:
LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of structured legal education for 2018, including one embedded  hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.
 
Program:
8:55 am Opening Statements
Paul Pearson, Crown Counsel, Victoria
Tony C. Paisana, Peck & Company, Vancouver
 
9:00 – 9:30 Indigenous Peoples and the Criminal Law:  The Social Context
Judge Alexander M.D. Wolf, Provincial Court of BC, Surrey 
 
9:30 – 10:00 Digital Disclosure: Handling and Searching Large and Electronic Files 
Michael Klein QC, Michael Klein Law Corporation, Vancouver
 
10:00 – 10:30 The Jordan and Stanley Effect: Changes to Prelims, Juries and So Much More
Jeff Campbell QC, Peck & Company, Vancouver
Tony C. Paisana, Peck & Company, Vancouver
 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time
 
11:00 – 11:30 The New Impaired Driving Regime: An Introduction
Kyla Lee, Acumen Law Corporation, Vancouver 
 
11:30 – 12:00 Marijuana Driving Offences: The New Reality
John Conroy QC, Conroy & Company, Abbotsford
 
12:00 – 12:30  Fentanyl Sentencing Challenges
Kevin Filkow, Filkow Law, Vancouver
 
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
 
1:30 – 2:00 The Carefree Defence Counsel: Or How to Avoid Becoming Groia or Jodoin after Jordan and Cody
Frank Addario, Addario Law Group, Toronto
 
2:00 – 2:30 Absolutely Fabulous: The Invaluable Role and Work of Junior Counsel
Judge Deanne Gaffar, Provincial Court of BC, Surrey
Joseph Bellows QC, Ministry of Justice, Crown Law Division, Vancouver
 
2:30 – 3:00 Mandatory Minimums: What’s In and What’s Out
Andrew Bonfield, Andrew Bonfield Criminal Law, Vancouver
 
3:00 – 3:30 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time
 
3:30 – 4:00 Y-STR DNA – the New DNA
Rachel Barsky, Narwal Litigation LLP, Vancouver
 
4:00 - 4:30 Polygraph Testing: Reliability and Procedure
John I. Weller, Pacific Polygraph Services Ltd., Vancouver
 
4:30 – 5:00 Live Polygraph Demonstration
 
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
 
5:00 – 6:00 President’s Reception
 
Pricing:
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TLABC Regular Member
  • 5 years call or less $349
  • 6 - 9 years call $399
  • 10 years call or more $449
  • TLABC Sustaining Member or  Monthly PAC Donor ($50 off)
  • TLABC Benefactor (1/2  price)
  • Articled Student  or Paralegal $249
 
Non-Member
  • 5 years call or less $449
  • 6 - 9 years call $499
  • 10 years call or more $549
  • Articled Student or Paralegal $349
 
Law Student
  • (TLABC Member or Non-Member) $149
 
Hotel Info:
TLABC has arranged corporate rates with several downtown Vancouver hotels. Visit www.tlabc.org for more information, or call us at 604 682-5343.