LSLAP Manual Introduction Acknowledgements

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Law Students' Legal Advice Manual 41th Edition - 2017

Executive Editor: Selena Chen, 2L

The Greater Vancouver Law Students' Legal Advice Society is a non-profit organization that relies on the generous support of public and private entities to maintain its services to the citizens of the Lower Mainland.

We give our thanks to our largest contributors, whose generous support allows us to provide legal services to the community:

Contributing Sponsors

  • The Law Foundation of British Columbia
  • City of Vancouver
  • Government of Canada
  • Chak Law
  • Murphy Battista LLP
  • Dentons
  • Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP


Listed below are the names of the editors and resource persons who were responsible for editing the substantive content of the Manual, and whose efforts made the 2016 edition of the Manual possible. The Greater Vancouver Law Students’ Legal Advice Society wishes to thank all contributors and acknowledge their efforts on the Manual. The Editor would also like to thank the Student Executive, Supervising Lawyers, and summer clinicians for assisting with the production and distribution of the Manual.

Chapter One: Criminal Law

Editor: Nicholas Wilhelm Karl-Heinz Grabe, 3L

Resource Person: Clinton Bauman, Barrister & Solicitor

Chapter Two: Youth Justice

Editor: Emily Adams, 2L

Resource Person: Ronald Edwards, Administrative Crown Counsel, Vancouver Youth Court

Chapter Three: Family Law

Editor: James Leach, 2L

Resource Person: Fanda Wu, Barrister & Solicitor, Lindsay Kenney, LLP

Chapter Four: Victims

Editor: Sean Harvey, LLM CL

Resource Persons: Heather Wojcik, Access Pro Bono Society of BC

Chapter Five: Public Complaint Procedures

Editor: Paul Jon, 2L

Resource Person: Douglas King, Together Against Poverty Society

Chapter Six: Human Rights

Editor: Paul Jon, 2L

Resource Person: Dan Soiseth, Community Legal Assistance Society

Chapter Seven: Workers’ Compensation

Editor: Julia Thielmann, 2L

Resource Person: Janet Patterson, Barrister & Solicitor

Chapter Eight: Employment Insurance

Editor: Blake Scott, 3L

Resource Person: Kevin Love, Community Legal Assistance Society

Chapter Nine: Employment Law

Editor: Andy Lee, 2L

Resource Person: Jonas McKay, HHBG Lawyers

Chapter Ten: Creditors’ Remedies and Debtors’ Assistance

Editor: Daniel Sze, 2L

Resource Persons: Ephraim Fung, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang

Chapter Eleven: Consumer Protection

Editor: Aylmer Wang, 2L

Resource Person: Clare Smith, Credit Counselling Society

Chapter Twelve: Automobile Insurance (ICBC)

Editor: Timothy McCormick, 1L

Resource Person: Beverly Ma, Slater Vecchio LLP

Chapter Thirteen: Motor Vehicle Law

Editor: Daniel Comeau, 2L

Resource Person: Cathryn Waker, Mickelson & Whysall

Chapter Fourteen: Mental Health Law

Editor: Kes Posgate, 2L

Resource Person: Diane Nielsen, Community Legal Assistance Society

Chapter Fifteen: Adult Guardianship and Substitute Decision-Making

Editor: Jade Matthies, 2L

Resource Person: Sarah Watson, Public Guardian and Trustee

Chapter Sixteen: Wills and Estates

Editor: Lily Zhang, 2L

Resource Person: Ephraim Fung, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

Chapter Seventeen: Citizenship

Editor: Mu Xin, 2L

Resource Person: Juliana Dalley of Embarkation Law Corporation

Chapter Eighteen: Immigration Law

Editor: Mu Xin, 2L

Resource Person: Juliana Dalley of Embarkation Law Corporation

Chapter Nineteen: Landlord and Tenant Law

Editor: Chris Wong, 2L

Resource Person: Zuzana Modrovic and Robert Patterson, Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC)

Chapter Twenty: Small Claims

Editor: Whitney Mahar & Blake Scott, 2L

Resource Person: Paul Mendes, Lesperance Mendes Law

Chapter Twenty-One: Welfare (Income Assistance) Law

Editors: Lindsay Frame, 2L

Resource Person: Alison Ward, Community Legal Assistance Society

© Copyright 2017, The Greater Vancouver Law Students' Legal Advice Society.

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