Bridging the Gap: Elder Law for Everyone
Thursday and Friday, November 14 and 15, 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (both days)
Vancouver location TBA
or attend via webinar
Click on the course links to register for either Day 1 or Day 2.
Who should attend: Lawyers practicing in the areas of elder law, family law, and wills, estates, and trusts. This conference may also be of interest to health care professionals, social workers, advocacy groups, financial trustees, and anyone concerned with the rights of older people.
Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced
The Canadian Elder Law Conference is a two-day forum on the law and policy issues impacting older clients, featuring practical skill-based sessions, updates on hot topics, and current research on law and aging-related issues. Elder law is multi-faceted, touching on diverse areas of practice including wills and estates, family law, pensions and benefits, healthcare rights, privacy law, and criminal law. Expect sessions on topics such as mental capacity, substitute decision making, physician-assisted death, advance planning, and practical and ethical issues in terms of representation clients with mental capacity issues. Hear from practice leaders from across the country including lawyers, medical experts, and financial sector professionals.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12 hours (a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Jan Goddard — Goddard Gamage LLP, Toronto
Hugh S. McLellan — McLellan Herbert, Vancouver
Geoff W. White — Geoffrey W. White Law Corporation, Counsel, Clark Wilson LLP, Kelowna & Vancouver
Register by Oct 17/19
After Oct 17/19
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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
*Lunch is included both days.
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