Annual Report 2017/2018

  • July 05, 2018

Summary of Meetings: Senior Lawyers

Number of Meetings Held: 3

September 14, 2017
Guest Speaker: Joyce Murray, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra
Meeting Title/Topic: The Politics of Politics
Synopsis: Speaker spoke on the subjects of their experience as a cabinet minister in BC Liberal government, building a reforestation company, and her interest in environmental sustainability.

December 20, 2017
Guest Speaker: Maria Howard, Alzheimer's Society of BC
Meeting Title/Topic: Effects of Alzheimer's
Synopsis: CEO of the Alzheimer's Society of BC spoke of the devastating effects of society on Alzheimer's patients.

July 25, 2018
Guest Speaker: Jacob Tanzer, 81st Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court
Meeting Title/Topic: An Evening With Jacob Tanzer
Synopsis: Speaker spoke of his involvement as a trial lawyer in Attorney General Robert Kennedy's Organized Crime Section of the US Department of Justice in Washington D.C.; being assigned to the Civil Rights Division and sent to Philadelphia, Mississippi to investigate and handle the grand jury which indicted police officers and Klu Klux Klan members for the murder of three civil rights workers in the Mississippi Burning case. The experiences there will provide insights into the political and societal machinations that surrounded these events.

Comments and Observations of the Chair