Small Firms Subsection Meeting: How LAPBC Can Help You – It’s Not Just for Lawyers!

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Date(s) - May 17th, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Terminal City Club


We would like to invite you to attend our Thursday, May 17, 2018, meeting, on the topic of How LAPBC (Lawyers Assistance Program of BC) Can Help You.  Our guest speaker, Derek C. LaCroix, QC, is the Executive Director of the Lawyers Assistance Program of BC.

Derek’s presentation will give us an overview of the services that LAPBC offers, and not just to lawyers, but all members of the legal community, including judges, articling students, paralegals, legal assistants, support staff and their families.  LAPBC Services are absolutely confidential – confidentiality is the cornerstone of the program and has been since its inception in 1989.

Some of the services that LAPBC offers are short term counselling, practical assistance, referrals, assessments, information and ongoing support.  LAPBC offers these services at no cost.

Derek practiced law in BC from 1975 to 1993 and was also called to the bar in Oregon in 1995.  Since 1987, Derek has made personal development, spiritual growth, and working with others is avocation and he obtained a Diploma in Counselling in 1996 and a Ph.D. in 2003.  He began working with the LAP in 1997.  He has published articles on helping others, stress and depression and the health problems that lawyers face.  He has spoken at conferences on the role of volunteers, reaching out to others, stress and addictions.  He also leads workshops on many topics concerned with healthy living, personal growth and spirituality.  Derek is active on several not for profit boards.  He received the designation of Queen’s Counsel in 2004 in recognition of his work in the legal community.We are excited to hear from Derek and look forward to seeing you all there.

Date: Thursday, May 17, 208
Time: 12:00 noon
Place: Terminal City Club
Cost: $46.68 per person (includes GST of $2.22). Please make cheques payable to BCLMA.  Cheques can be mailed to the BCLMA in advance or brought to the session.

Caesar Salad:  romaine, focaccia crouton, white anchovy, shaved parmesan

Slow Baked BC Salmon:  shrimp salsa, lemon aioli

NY Cheesecake:  lemon curd, shortbread crumble

We ask that you please register by using the calendar of events page on the BCLMA website by May 11, 2018.

If you have any dietary restrictions, please advise in your RSVP.

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Payment Information

$46.68 per person (includes GST of $2.22). Please make cheques payable to BCLMA.  Cheques can be mailed to the BCLMA in advance or brought to the session. BCLMA PO Box 75662 RPO Edgemont Village North Vancouver, BC V7R 4X1

Reserve your tickets before May 11, 2018


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