Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Amici Curiae Debate: The proposed LSBC paralegal plan will not substantially improve access to legal services

  • 01 Nov 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Justice Education Society 260 800 Hornby St Vancouver,BC V6Z 2C5
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Professional Development Course:

Amici Curiae Access to Justice Debate 2018

The proposed LSBC paralegal plan will not substantially improve access to legal services

Facilitated by Dom Bautista, executive director, Amici Curiae Friendship Society
Moderated by Julia Turner, paralegal, North Shore Law

Paralegals supporting the resolution: Raveen Bhatti, Ministry of AG and Robert Hart, Norton Rose Fullbright
Paralegals against the resolution: Karen Roussy, Watson Goepel LLP and Tina Tsanava, Stephens and Holman


The Law Society is seeking input from the profession regarding a proposal to establish a new class of legal service professional who would hold a limited scope licence to practise in the area of family law. 

To help you discern the issues, come to this debate. 

Listen to the civilized discourse from 4 Amici Curiae paralegals.

Note submissions to the LSBC are now due on December 31 (originally November 16) at 5pm.

530 pm Opening Remarks

545 pm Debate

630 pm Break

645 pm Judging / End Remarks

    CPD: 1.5 hours including 1 hour in client relations, ethics and professional responsibility.

    Seating is limited to 30!


    Amici Curiae Volunteers and Institutional Partners Rate: $0

    Paralegal Rate (in-person): $0

    Amici Curiae Friends Rate (in-person and webinar): $0

    Single Seat Rate (in-person and webinar): $78.75

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