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Supreme Court of British Columbia

New Judges Training

Overview

This BC specific new judges training seminar was delivered by senior members of the Supreme Court of British Columbia to new judges and maters appointed within the prior six months.

Objectives

The objective of the seminar is to assist new appointees to the court in transitioning from practice to serving on the court.

Summary

Senior judges of the court developed and presented papers on the following topics:

  • Dealing with civil chambers and length chambers applications;
  • Family law essentials;
  • Tips for being on circuit;
  • Preparing reasons for judgment and managing your reserve list;
  • Managing civil cases with self-represented litigants;
  • Important things to know;
  • Costs orders;
  • Controlling your courtroom;
  • Tips to survive in court;
  • And an “ask us anything” session.

Date

May 22nd 2018

Number of Participants

31

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