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Your vote will make a difference.
Make your voice heard when voting takes place July 2 until 5:00pm on July 15, 2021.
What does a Bencher Do?
Benchers govern and administer the Law Society of British Columbia which regulates the practice of law in the province. They govern lawyers and paralegals and regulate the profession.
Their duties include:
• Sitting on disciplinary and credentials panels.
• Serving on committees and overseeing the implementation of policies and programs that affect the legal community.
• Interpreting the Rules and the Code of Professional Conduct, making amendments where necessary.
Benchers set the ethical standards for all lawyers.
Voting ends July 15, 2021
Voting in the Bencher election takes place between Friday, July 2 until 5:00pm on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Votes will be counted on Friday, July 16, 2021. See the Law Society of BC website for more information.