Raising The Bar In Legal Education

BC Court of Appeal Procedures 101 (BCCA 101)

  • 14 Nov 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Justice Education Society Room 260 800 Hornby ST Vancouver V6Z 2C5
  • 9


  • This session is available to volunteers only. Mentees sign up on the wait list section.
  • Rate for those attending to fulfill their mandatory continuing professional development activities for the Law Society of British Columbia.

Registration is closed

Professional Development Course:


BC Court of Appeal Course Procedures 101 (BCCA 101)

Faculty: BCCA Judge Kathryn Neilson,

Dom Bautista,

Amici Curiae Managers: Jenny Ho and Pat Terlecki


Learn the BC Court of Appeal Procedures with a special emphasis on self-represented litigants. You will be provided with guiding principles for the 6 most common applications that appear in chambers. These cover indigency status, leave to appeal, a stay of execution, security for costs, extension of time to file appeal materials, and removal from the inactive list. CPD 7.0 hours including 1.0 hour in client relations and practice management.


9:00 AM    What is an appeal?
9:15 AM    Views from the Bench Judge Kathryn Neilson
10:00 AM    Automatic rights to appeal or appeals requiring leave
10:30 AM    Coffee break
10:45 AM    Leave to appeal application
11:45 AM    Lunch (on your own)
12:30 PM    Appeal (after leave is granted or appeal with automatic rights)
3:00 PM    Coffee break
3:15 PM    Pre-appeal matters
4:00 PM.    Post-Appeal Matters
4:15 PM    Inactive appeals / abandonments
4:30 PM     Other commonly used forms
4:45 PM    Good byes + Q/A

Each full day session offers:

  • an interactive class providing hands-on practice;
  • a limit of 20 participants, to ensure optimum learning;
  • a Desk Reference Manual, including useful checklists.
Click here for the course outine.

Single seat rate: $548.80 CAD
Amici Curiae rate: $0 CAD (This session is available to volunteers only. Mentees may register to be on the wait list.)

(View cancellation policy)

For more information contact:

In Vancouver: 604.685.2727
Toll-free within BC: 1.866.685.2727

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