Canadian Bar Association – Public Sector Lawyers Meeting Topic: Gender Equality in the Workplace Speakers: Dr. Maureen Fitzgerald, Gender Diversity Advisor, Former Lawyer and Author Anne Nickerson, Director of the City of Vancouver's Equal Employment Opportunity Program Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Pacific Time) Locations: Vancouver: Community Legal Assistance Association at Suite
I am speaking in Victoria next Thursday at the Canadian Bar Association. The topic is gender and mediation. Sign up here. It's at noon and should be fun. Lawyers from ADR, the Women Lawyer's section and young lawyers are all invited!
I am speaking at the Canadian Bar Association on January 21 at lunchtime in downtown Vancouver. This will be my he first talk on my new book: Lean Out (out in a few weeks). Here is the Blurb: LEAN OUT, NOT IN
Thanks to Linda Robertson, a Lawyer Coach who wrote a great article on how Australian Law Firms are embracing flex-time for lawyers. Right now very few Canadian law firms offer flex-time or part time work, suggesting its not profitable. In Australia almost 70% of law school graduates are female, so many firms had to adjust if
Lawyer Krystle Gill wrote a great article in Bar Talk (April 2013) about women judges. Here are some interesting statistics: - In 1912 , the first woman was admitted to be a lawyer in BC. - In 2009, the first woman was appointed to the Supreme Court as a judge. - Since 2009, of the 33
The new head of the Canadian Bar Association of BC is a woman and clearly knows what she is talking about. Sharon Mathews, a seasoned lawyer writes in her first column (in BarTalk, October) that despite the gains for women lawyers, true equality and diversity eludes us. She says that the fact that we cannot