Litigation 2018: Cutting Edge Topics for Trial Lawyers
Chaired by Timothy Delaney
 
 
Date, Time & Location:
Friday 2 November 2018, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver BC. The seminar runs from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm in the Waterfront 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 Remarks
TIMOTHY DELANEY, Lindsay Kenney LLP, Vancouver
 
9:00 – 9:30 Recent Developments in Personal Injury Law
ROSE KEITH, Rose Keith Law Corp, Vancouver
 
9:30 – 10:00 Use or Operation of a Motor Vehicle in Light of Felix v. ICBC
MICHAEL THORNTON, Patten Thornton, Chilliwack
PETER THORNTON, Patten Thornton, Chilliwack
 
10:00 – 10:30 Avoiding a Waiver of Liability
DANA QUANTZ, Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt, Victoria 
 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time
 
11:00 – 11:30 Curtiss v. District of West Vancouver and Wong v. Lok’s Martial Arts: Making New Law
BONNIE LEPIN, Bonnie T. Lepin Law Corp, Vancouver
 
11:30 – 12:00 Leaving the Stone Age Behind: Conducting an Effective Cross-Examination in the Electronic Age
ROBYN JARVIS, Harris & Company LLP, Vancouver
 
12:00 – 12:30 Keynote Speaker – View from the Supreme Court of Canada
MADAM JUSTICE SUZANNE CÔTÉ, Supreme Court of Canada, Ottawa
 
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch – Included in Registration Fee
 
1:30 – 2:00 Costs and Consequence: Offers and Sanctions for Parties’ Conduct in Personal Injury Litigation
ANTHONY LEONI, Rice Harbut Elliott LLP, Vancouver
BEN J. COLANGELO, Rice Harbut Elliott LLP, Vancouver
 
2:00 – 3:00 Groia v. Law Society: Civility & Proportionality, Advocacy & the Charter (...But Mostly Standard of Review)
GREG DELBIGIO QC, Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver
ALISON LATIMER, Arvay Finlay LLP, Vancouver
 
3:00 – 3:30 Coffee Break – Networking and Exhibitor Time
 
3:30 – 4:00  Update on Caps Legislation 
NICHOLAS PETERSON, Collins Peterson Injury Lawyers, Vancouver
 
4:00 – 4:55  Who’s Driving This Thing?! Autonomous Vehicles and Implications for the Legal/Insurance Industry
ROGER S. WATTS, Lindsay LLP, Vancouver
 
4:55 – 5:00 Closing Remarks
 
5:00 – 6:00 President’s Reception
 
Pricing:
Join TLABC today - members save UP TO $150! 
Register by 12 October 2018 and save 10%
 
TLABC Regular Member
  • 5 years call or less $399
  • 6 - 9 years call $449
  • 10+ years call or more $499
  • TLABC Sustaining Member or Monthly PAC Donor ($50 off)
  • TLABC Benefactor (1/2 price)
  • Articled Student or Paralegal $299
 
Non-Member
  • 5 years call or less $549
  • 6 - 9 years call $599
  • 10+ years call or more $649
  • Articled Student or Paralegal $449
  • Law Student (TLABC Member or Non-Member) $149
 
Hotel Info:
The Fairmont Waterfront will offer a discounted group rate of $229.00 per night, plus taxes for November 10 & 11. To book click here or call 1-800-441-1414 and quote the TLABC rate, with booking code TRIA1118_001.