Discovery Practice 2016


Course Date: March 9, 2016

Total: 5h 17min

Welcome and Introduction

Robert C. Brun, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver
Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver

Use of Discovery Evidence at Trial: Views from the Bench

  • best and worst practices the court is seeing

Mr. Justice Paul W. Walker — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver
Robert C. Brun, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouverr
Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver

Preparing Your Client for Discovery

  • drafting the instruction letter
  • preparing your client
  • the in-person meeting with your client

Robert C. Brun, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver
Michael L. Elliott — Jarvis McGee Rice LLP, Vancouver

Networking Break

Conducting an Examination for Discovery: Video Vignettes

  • vignette on exhibits
  • vignette on objections
  • vignette on concluding discovery

Moderator: Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver
Master Grant C. Taylor — Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver

Networking Lunch

Civility and Professionalism

Michelle Adams — Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver
Jim McNeney, QC — McNeney & McNeney, Vancouver

Special Topics and Developments in Discovery Practice

Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver

Networking Break

Discovery Practice Panel

  • practical tips of the trade

James A. Doyle — Guild Yule LLP, Vancouver
John A. Hemmerling — Hemmerling & Associates, Kelowna
Ross McLarty — McLarty Wolf, Vancouver

Closing Remarks

Robert C. Brun, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver
Lyle G. Harris, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver