During Access to Justice Week at Allard Law, lawyers, educators, clinics, and clubs are showing the ways they are engaged in the access to justice movement. Join us, learn more, and be inspired! Connect with us all week by using the #A2JWeekBC hashtag.
Monday, October 28th
Caffeine with the Dean: Access to Justice Edition
10:30 to 11:00am | Franklin Lew Forum
Come join us for the launch of Access to Justice Week here at Allard! Learn more about how the Allard community engages in the access to justice movement with coffee and snacks.
Twitter Town Hall
12:00 to 2:00pm | Online, Forum
We will be streaming the Twitter Town hall at the Forum. Tweet your questions to Chief Justice Bauman, Chief Judge Gillespie and Jennifer Muller, a former self-represented litigant about the challenges, opportunities and progress in the Access to Justice movement. Use the hashtag #A2JChatBC!
Tuesday, October 29th
Bridging the Access to Justice Gap: How Business Lawyers can Contribute
12:30 to 1:30pm | Allard Hall Room 104
The Centre for Business Law is hosting a panel on how business lawyers can increase access to justice within their practices.
Getting Access to Justice: Bridging Regulatory Reformed and Human-Centred Design & Innovation
4:00 to 6:30pm | Pan Pacific Vancouver, Forum
Professor Margaret Hagan, Director, Legal Design Lab Lecturer in Law, Stanford University, proposes a strategic approach that bridges regulatory reform and human-centered design & innovation activities. Her approach challenges lawyers and other stakeholders in the justice system to support regulatory reform as well as engage in more experimentation in their own practices.
Register online. We will also be streaming the event at the Forum.
Wednesday, October 30th
A Workshop on Vicarious Trauma
Hosted by Anna Kline, this workshop will be on the skills needed when working with clients who have experienced trauma. This event is open to practicing lawyers.
Thursday, October 31st
Status & Identity: Addressing Barriers to Justice
Hosted by the Social Justice Action Network.