January 18, 2017

Lynal Doerksen's appointment to the Bench has created a vacancy for the position of Bencher in the County of Kootenay (District No. 5). Law Society Rule 1-38 requires the Benchers to hold a by-election to fill a vacancy promptly.

A District No. 5 Bencher by-election has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Nominations of candidates for election must be received by the Law Society by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The term of the Bencher elected will begin immediately on election and will end on December 31, 2017.

Download the nomination form