Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Promotion of Legal Materials in Libraries: Law Week 2008 and People's Law School Speakers Program

Libraries wishing to promote their legal collections through collaboration with other legal services in their community can contact the following organizations regarding local events:

* Law Week April 14 - 20, 2008, organized by the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch. Several communities throughout BC organize events such as free law classes, open houses and citizenship court. For information on law week events around the province, call Nadine Penner at CBA/BC: 1-888-687-3404 or 604-646-7868,local 328 in the Lower Mainland.

* People's Law School Speakers Program offers qualified volunteer speakers to community groups in BC. Sample legal topics include Employment Standards, ICBC and Personal Injury Claims, Landlord and Tenant Law, Power of Attorney & Other Options, Scams to Avoid, Separation and Divorce, Starting a Small Business, Volunteers and the Law, Wills & Estates.

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