CBA 2011 Mid-WInter Meeting
MEET. DEBATE. VOTE.
There’s still time to register for the CBA Mid-Winter Meeting of Council, February 18-20, 2011, at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu in Charlevoix, Quebec. If you’re not a member of Council, contact CBABC Executive Director Caroline Nevin for accreditation.
For details and registration, visit www.cba.org/charlevoix2011.
CBABC Women Lawyers Forum Honours Outstanding Women Lawyers
On February 25, 2011, the WLF will hold a luncheon to honour the newest recipients of the WLF Award of Excellence and the Debra Van Ginkel, QC Mentoring Award. The Honourable Madam Justice Anne MacKenzie, Associate Chief Justice of the B.C. Supreme Court will be our featured guest speaker.
Margaret Ostrowski, QC is this year’s recipient of the WLF Award of Excellence. This award recognizes women lawyers with distinguished career achievements who have also made outstanding contributions to women in the legal profession as a change agent, leader and mentor.
Joan M. Gordon is this year’s recipient of the Debra Van Ginkel, QC Mentoring Award. This award, named after the late Debra Van Ginkel, QC, recognizes women lawyers who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to mentoring other lawyers.
These two awards support the WLF’s mandate to promote, support and advance women in the legal profession. By recognizing those who have made important contributions to women in law, we hope to inspire a new generation to become involved in mentoring and leadership roles in the legal profession.
The February 25th awards luncheon will be held at Sutton Place Hotel. More information about the WLF Award recipients and luncheon (including how to register) can be found at www.cba.org/bc.
Law Week – April 9 to 16, 2011
Law Week 2011 events will be held in communities throughout British Columbia. The Vancouver Law Week Open House will be held on April 16, 2011 at the CBC Regional Broadcast Centre in Vancouver. The Vancouver Fun Run is tentatively scheduled for April 10, 2011.
For more information on Law Week 2011 events visit www.bclawweek.org.
These articles were published in the February 2011 issue of BarTalk. © 2011 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.