We are proud to share news that our very own Partner, Krista Simon has been appointed to join the Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules Committee to offer advice on new projects and rules that may impact British Columbians’ access to justice.
The Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules committee provides advice and makes recommendations on changes to the Supreme Court Rules that are fair, sustainable and have the public’s confidence. It also advises the Attorney General on issues affecting access to justice that might be addressed through the court rules.
The Rules Committee evaluates court rules changes proposed by members of the judiciary, the legal profession, government ministries and the public. It engages the legal profession, members of the public and other users of the courts.
Krista is honored to be appointed for a five-year term and looks forward to collaborating with Committee members and engaging with users of the Courts to advance access to justice.
To read the full news release, head over here.
Hammerco Lawyers LLP has partnered with top American law firm toinvestigate allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse within the Southern Baptist Convention in the US and Canadian National Baptist Convention in Canada.
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In recognition of Mel's passion for giving back and supporting underprivileged and historically or systematically marginalized individuals, Hammerco Lawyers was honoured to create the Mel Beaton memorial donation.