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  • Benefits Trends – one size doesn’t fit all. Key Considerations for the Legal Sector

    Date: November 13, 2019

    Cost: $50.50

    Location: Four Seasons Hotel

    Overview:

    Please join us for our November 13th session where we will be joined by Dimitra Tsourpis and Roey Nevile of Aon Health Solutions, for a discussion: “Benefits Trends – one size doesn’t fit all. Key Considerations for the Legal Sector” Many legal firms are considering their strategies for benefits plan management in 2019 and beyond. Faced with competing for talent from industries outside of legal, the challenge of balancing member needs and wants with changing workplaces and escalating plan costs, legal employers should prepare for a number of issues in the near future.

    In this session, we will explore:

    • Current benefits landscape and benefit priorities for employers
    • Key challenges for the legal sector
    • Creative design solutions in response to competitive pressures for talent
    • Best practices and trends in employee benefits design and management including an overview of the emerging virtual health solutions

    Dimitra is an AVP in the Health Solutions practice of Aon. She has over 20 years of experience in the human resources consulting business, with experience in both group benefits and pension consulting. She specializes in client relationship management, strategic health and wellness, and program governance, for national and international clients. In recent years she’s focused on helping plan sponsors modernize programs so that they continue to support overall talent and business goals. Dimitra started her career as an actuarial analyst after graduating from the University of Calgary with a degree in Actuarial Science. Dimitra also holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Manitoba.

    Roey is an AVP in the Health Solutions practice of Aon. She has over 14 years of experience in Total Rewards and specializes in employee benefits. Roey works with clients of all sizes and industries with commitment and an innovative approach. Roey started her career in Human Resources after graduating from BCIT with a Post Diploma in Human Resource Management. Roey also holds a degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia and holds both the Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist Designation (CEBS).

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  • Litigation Support Best Practices & Practical Skills - Mon Nov 18 @ 11:45am

    Date: November 18, 2019

    Cost: $0.00

    Location: Scotia Tower

    Overview:

    Please join us for a lively discussion on a popular litigation support topic!

    Our panel of litigation support experts have been knee-deep in the trenches for quite some time, and will offer some best practices and practical skills, including “what did and what did not work” from collection to trial.

    They will touch on such topics as:

    • There is no EASY button in lit support
    • Strategies for working in a lit support team
    • Common mistakes and how to avoid them
    • Budget – what budget??!

    Johanna Mustapic of Triage Data will facilitate the discussion.

    Your panelists are:

    • Michael Conde, Director, Discovery Services, BLG
    • Ann Halkett, Litigation Support Manager, Alexander Holburn
    • Jenny Redford, Litigation Support Manager, Singleton Reynolds
    • Susan van Altena, Senior eDiscovery Paralegal, Nathanson Schachter & Thompson

    Lunch will be provided compliments of Triage Data Solutions.

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  • Finance Subsection: Law Society Division 7 Rule Changes

    Date: November 21, 2019

    Cost: $51.60

    Location: Terminal City Club

    Overview:

    Speaker
    Tina Kaminski,
    CPA (CGA), CFE, is an audit team leader in the Law Society of BC’s Trust Assurance Department. She is also a certified anti-money laundering specialist. Recently, her focus has been on the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s (FLSC) new model rules and the integration of those model rules with the Law Society of BC’s Rules. She has been invited to teach trust accounting at the Law Courts Center and has facilitated other courses across BC.

    Topic
    Law Society of BC Division 7 Rule Changes & Review
    Ms. Kaminski will present on the topic of the Law Society of BC’s Division 7 rule changes, which went into effect on 12 July 2019. As well, she will respond to questions and cover topics related to the other Division 7 rules.

    Please note that this session will not be available by webinar.

    Registration Start: 11:00AM
    Event Start: Noon

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  • BCLMA Annual Winter Social

    Date: November 28, 2019

    Cost: $0.00 - $115.00

    Location: Sutton Place Hotel

    Overview:

    Fa la La la la.. BCLMA is holding our Annual Winter Social at the Sutton Place Hotel.  This years’ event will be a reception with a buffet dinner.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors we hope you’ll join us at this festive event.

    PREMIER SPONSORS:           Do Process           RICOH          Shaw Sabey/Metrix (part of the Axis Insurance Group)

    Event Sponsors:                          Hunter West          Systems Auditing          Worldox

    Contributor Sponsors:            Dye & Durham          Jelly Marketing          I-worx          R.Johnson          Southwest Binding

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