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For immediate release September 3, 2014

Unique Aboriginal mentoring program to launch second cycle in BC

Vancouver – The Law Society is launching the second cycle of the Aboriginal Lawyers Mentorship Program (ALMP), to help improve access to legal services and advice in British Columbia. The ALMP aims to enhance the retention and advancement of Aboriginal lawyers, who are currently underrepresented in the province’s legal profession.

The program’s second cycle will be launched at a Meet and Greet event, where junior Aboriginal lawyers can meet and be paired with experienced lawyers to establish a mentor-mentee relationship. Details are as follows:

Aboriginal Lawyers Mentorship Program Meet and Greet
Date: Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Location: Mandell Pinder LLP, Suite 300-1080 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC

More information about the program can be found on our website.

The Law Society of British Columbia regulates the more than 11,000 practising lawyers in the province, setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct that ensure the public is well-served by a competent, honourable legal profession.


For further information contact:

Ryan-Sang Lee
Communications Officer


Taylore Ashlie
Director of Communications and Knowledge Management