MEETING – Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SPEAKER: Sandy Germain

TOPIC: Trial Preparation

One of the most requested topics has been trial preparation so here you go!

Sandy Germain is a paralegal who has worked in the legal field for 40+ years. She is well-respected and often an incredible resource for those of us whose trial schedules have gone crazy.

Sandy is a wealth of knowledge, information and control. She has great systems in place to ensure that all trial preparation is done in a timely fashion and all deadlines are consistently met.

Join us in welcoming Sandy and learn how (or get a refresher) on how you too can be well prepared in preparing for trials.




 Join us for the Cyprus Buffet featuring Chicken Skewers, Hummus & Tzatziki, Pita Bread, Rice Pilaf, Spanakopita, Fresh Fruit Tray, Greek Salad, Chicken Skewers and chef’s 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: $30.00 Member / $35.00 Guest

Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. – Dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Please be sure that Dinner Reservations are received by Monday, September 9, 2019.



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

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MEMBERSHIP: Be sure to renew your annual membership for There is a fillable membership form at
EMPLOYMENT: Reminder that job postings are available on our website for members – don’t forget to ask for the password with your updated membership.
CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS: We have a new membership category. The cost is $150 per year and entitles the firm to unlimited memberships and
employment postings on our website.
ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION: This year’s Silent Auction will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd. All proceeds will go to a HERO WORK, a fantastic locally grown organization. For more information about Hero Work
and what they do visit
In addition, we will be asking all interested attendees to bring a non-perishable pet related donation such as bedding, canned food, treats, etc. that will then be hand delivered to a local animal rescue facility in Sidney.
Any assistance with sourcing donations or with contact information of those interested in assisting with this event should be directed to
BCPA NOTICE: We have been asked by the BC Paralegal Association to put the word out to our members and colleagues about a free event they
are having the same day as our meeting but from 3:30pm – 5:00pm ‘Substantive Law, Summary Trial Rule 9-7’
For more information and to register please see the attached notice.