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Your vote will make a difference.
Make your voice heard when voting takes place May 5 to May 19, 2020.
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 May 19, 2020
Voting in the Bencher election takes place between May 5 and May 19, 2020. Votes will be counted on May 20, 2020. See the Law Society of BC website for more information.