ANNOUNCEMENTS

JML is also pleased to announce that John Logan has been included in the 2018 LEXPERT/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

In September 2017, Dinyar Marzban QC, Scott Booth and Jane Reid were named Leading Family and Divorce Lawyers – British Columbia 2017 by Doyles, which researches and publishes the results of peer based surveys of the best firms and lawyers from around the globe.

JML is very pleased and proud to announce that John Logan has been appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General of British Columbia. This honour recognizes John’s skills as counsel as well as his many contributions to legal education and social service. Learn more about the honorary title of Queen’s Counsel.

Bill Veenstra took office on September 1 2017 for a one year term as President of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch.  For more information, see the CBABC media release.

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WHAT'S NEW

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Scott Booth and Kimberley Santerre’s paper on property under the BC Family Law Act has been published in the Canadian Family Law Quarterly, volume 36.3. The CFLQ is a leading family law publication in Canada.

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Dinyar Marzban has been re-appointed to the Legal Services Society Board of Directors by the Law Society of B.C. for a further 3 year term.

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In September and November 2017, Jane Reid was a speaker at Pacific Business & Law Institute conferences. In September, she spoke at the Family Law in 2017: Doing Things Differently to Benefit Families conference. Jane spoke on excluded property issues and presented a paper authored by Scott Booth and Kimberley Santerre. In November, Jane spoke at the Tax and Succession Planning for the Family Business conference where she spoke on protecting family businesses in spousal relationships and presented a paper she authored on the topic.

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Dinyar Marzban, Q.C. and Scott Booth were both speakers at the 11th Biennial Family Law Conference for B.C. July 6 and 7, 2017. This two day conference brought together family lawyers from across the province to discuss significant legal changes, emerging trends, and current issues in family law. Leading lawyers were invited to speak and present papers at the conference. Dinyar presented on ethical issues affecting family lawyers. Scott Booth spoke on excluded property issues and presented a paper co-authored with JML lawyer Kimberley Santerre.

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