In May, Jessica Burke will present on a panel addressing Criminal Law and Regulated Professions
, as part of the Trial Lawyers Association of BC’s Criminal Cross-Over Legal Education Program
This year marks Black Gropper’s 20th year in practice; and next year will mark the 50th anniversary of Allan Black Q.C.’s call to the bar. Black Gropper evolved from the law firm of McTaggart Ellis which was founded in 1917. It was the oldest firm practicing union side labour and employment law in the Province.
Gall Levit has joined the Canadian Bar Association of BC (CBABC) Equality and Diversity Committee which advises and assists in the implementation of strategies and programs to recognize equality and diversity within the CBABC, the legal profession and the justice system.
Allan Black QC has been appointed to the Vancouver Police Board.
Kas Pavanantharajah has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver, a human rights organization that provides support services to women, girls and children at the risk of involvement, involved in or affected by the criminal justice system.