|For immediate release||November 22, 2010|
Senior lawyer and former Law Society president to join team of advisors
Vancouver – Warren Wilson, QC, a highly respected Vancouver lawyer, is joining the Law Society as a Practice Advisor, effective January 4, 2011.
Wilson will team with a busy group of Practice Advisors, who field more than 6,000 telephone and email inquiries a year from BC lawyers. Practice advice is a key Law Society program, assisting lawyers to understand and meet their professional obligations.
In his new position, Wilson will give practice and ethics advice to lawyers and assist in providing support to the Ethics Committee.
“This is exciting news for the Law Society” said CEO Tim McGee. “Warren is not only very experienced in the area of professional responsibility, he is also very well regarded among BC lawyers, and as past president of the Law Society he understands the importance of protecting the public interest.”
The Law Society of British Columbia regulates the more than 10,000 lawyers in the province, setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct that ensure the public is well-served by a competent, honourable legal profession.
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