MEETING: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

SPEAKER: James A.S. Legh, Lawyer

TOPIC: Mind the Cap – The New World of ICBC

PLEASE BE ADVISED: the dinner meeting scheduled for tomorrow night (February 12th) has been cancelled and rescheduled for Tuesday, February 19th due to inclement weather.

Join us for an overview of the changes which have been implemented to limit personal injury damages in British Columbia motor vehicle collision claims. 

Mr. Legh has been practicing law in Victoria since 1987. He attended law school at the University of Manitoba and graduated with his LL.B. in 1985. He is a member of the Law Societies of both Manitoba and British Columbia, obtained his Family Law Mediation designation in 1993 and has authored numerous legal articles including his work as a co-author of the BC Property Assessment Manual. For many years he has been actively involved with the executive of the Victoria Bar Association. 

In the community, Mr. Legh’s volunteer work is varied but highlighted by over 30 years as a leader with Scouts Canada. He has worked with the Victoria Foundation, been a member Saanich Police Board, a director of Children’s Museum of Victoria Association, the Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia, Stages Dance Theatre Society and Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions Society. He is a holder of the Chief Scout’s Award and has been recognised by the Saanich Volunteer Adult Award (2001), the Medal of Merit for especially good service to Scouting (2005), the Canadian Bar Association (B.C.) Community Service Award (2008), awarded the VBA Volunteer Award in 2013, and the Bar to the Medal of Merit for continued good service to Scouting (2011). 

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DINNER HIGHLIGHTS

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 Join us for the Pasta Buffet including focaccia bread, caesar salad, penne pasta, linguine, tomato basil sauce, alfredo sauce as well as assorted sweets and squares for dessert. Coffee, tea and fountain soft drinks are also 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, February 15, 2019.

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT OR TABLE

Contact: socialconvenor@vlsa.ca

Please make cheques payable to V.L.S.A.

Or send e-transfer to: treasurer@vlsa.ca

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PRESIDENT’S NOTE

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 Thank you to all of those that were a part of our 44th VLSA Annual Silent Auction on December 4th. Thank you not only to the terrific local  companies who donated auction items as well to those who purchased them. All proceeds went to The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC.