2006: No. 1 January - February

President’s View: Building for the future: Law Society initiatives in 2006 and beyond
Law Society Award: call for nominations

News

Priorities for the year head
A new trust assurance program – more effective, and less costly for firms
Managing custodianships in-house — for efficiency and cost-reduction
Strengthening our communications with government
“New Firm Practice Course” to meet the needs of small firms
Small Firm Task Force consultation: What can the Law Society do to help the small firm lawyer?
Ensuring “best practices” in professional regulation
Lindsay elected Bencher for Westminster
Trust fund rules amended
Voices of experience — stories of those who have gone before us
Alix Sutherland — quiet reflections on living life well
Lloyd Wilson — always up for the challenge
The Attorney General — on public confidence in the justice system
Patrick Nagle
2006 member cards
Benchers adopt conflicts policy on outside appointments
Law Society will not extend CLE bursary funding
2006 committees and task forces

Practice & Ethics

Equity Ombudsperson: Creating the culture of choice: Part 2 -- Would you recognize harassment?
CanLII: your free resource for legal research
Practice Tips: Six steps to improve your practice profitability
Visit the new Pro Bono Law of BC website
Family Relations Act under review — topics invited
Criminal Code production orders — protecting client privilege
Provincial Court issues notice on small claims changes
Supreme Court issues direction on correspondence with the court
Vital Statistics stamps new look on wills notices
ABA Conference on Professional Responsibility: May 31 to June 3
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Law Foundation news

Regulatory

Credentials hearings
Unauthorized practice undertakings and orders