MEETING: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

GUEST SPEAKER: Sarah N. Goodman

TOPIC:  Immigration, Employment, Refugee and Human Rights Law

Sarah’s practice is in the areas of immigration, refugee, employment and human rights law.

She is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business, which is where she completed her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with honours.

She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011 and the British Columbia in 2014 after practising for several years at a national law firm in downtown Toronto.

Sarah is also a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School’s Labour and Employment Law Program and has prepared hundreds of successful immigration applications to date.

She is a recipient of the Queen’s Professional Excellence Award and a founding executive member of the Osgoode Women’s Network.

Sarah is an associate lawyer with Stevenson Luchies & Legh in the Westshore office.  As well, she currently sits on the Victoria Bar Association and Camosun College Foundation’s Boards of Directors.

For information about Ms. Goodman go to



Our Annual General Meeting will just take a few minutes after dinner before our speaker presentation.



Join us for a buffet dinner including lemon herb chicken, roasted potatoes, salad, multi-grain dinner rolls and seasonal vegetables. Assorted sweets and squares for dessert. Coffee, tea and fountain soft drinks are included. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advance notice.

Place: Comfort Hotel 3020 Blanshard St. Cost: $25.00 Member / $30.00 Guest Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. – Dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Please be sure that Dinner Reservations are received by Friday, April 6, 2018.


Contact: Please make cheques payable to V.L.S.A. Or send e-transfer to:



Thank you to last meeting’s speaker Rebecca Alleyne.

We are looking to fill a few Executive positions that are coming up.  We would love to get some new people and ideas.  If you are interested or just want more information, please contact me at and I would be happy to either discuss positions with you or provide you with an outline of the position duties.



Our next meeting is Tuesday, June 12th – Our guest speaker, topic and menu will be posted to our website shortly.