2004: No. 3 May-June

President's View - Why criticism of judges is a concern


Trust administration fee delayed to October 1, 2004
PLTC rule changes
2005 Law Society fees are due November 30, 2004
Rideout elected Bencher for Westminster
New Second Vice-President for 2004
When character or fitness is in question - restrictions on employment
Downtown Vancouver - articling offers open to August 16
Handbook allows BC lawyers to share fees with foreign lawyers
Trust protection coverage now in effect
BC lawyers to report annually on voluntary continuing legal education
Footnote added to Handbook to affirm prosecutorial discretion
Benchers pass rule to fight money laundering
The future of pro bono in Canadian law firms
Electronic publications ahead
Online learning for lawyers comes of age
A look at the 2004 Equity and Diversity Committee
Aboriginal Practice Points . a free online resource
Benchers will consider rules for limited liability partnerships
Presidential honoraria come under review
Restrictions on lawyers enforcing liens are dropped from Handbook

Practice & Ethics

Practice Tips - The criminal law advantage: basic tools get the job done
Interlock Member Assistance Program - Grief, trauma and lawyer response
Directors' liability for tax debts: new statutory provisions in BC
Bank of Montreal adopts mortgage protocol in Western Canada
A closer look at SCC decision on law publisher copyright
Lawyers acting in real property transactions


Special Compensation Fund claims
Unauthorized practice actions against non-lawyers