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948 948 V O L . 7 5 P A R T 6 N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 7 THE ADVOCATE Grant Zwack) to Fasken Martineau. Craig deserves more than one mention simply because of how renowned he’s become. There is a new firm in town: McEwan Cooper Dennis LLP, d.b.a. McEwan Partners, started September 15, 2017. The firm sees J. Kenneth McEwan, Q.C., Emily Kirkpatrick, Eileen M. Patel and David W. McEwan move from Hunter Litigation; Craig P. Dennis, Q.C. and Owen J. James jump from Dentons; and Robert (Bob) W. Cooper, Sandra J. Foweraker and Heather Doi join from Cooper Litigation. Camille Chisholm moves down the street from Norton Rose’s Vancouver office to join Lawson Lundell. David Gordon is a new face in Clark Wilson’s tax department, having moved from PwC Law LLP. Kristian N. Arciaga moves from Poulson & Company to join Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. David Jack comes all the way from the Crown Office in Wellington & Wairarapa, New Zealand to join Osler. Tara McPhail became manager of intake and early resolution at the Law Society of British Columbia in July 2017. In this role she oversees a team of lawyers who investigate and resolve complaints about lawyers. Previously she was in-house counsel at the Metro Vancouver Transit Police. Silent expressive dancing can properly be excluded from the Jefferson Memorial. The United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit held in its 2011 decision in Oberwetter v. Hilliard that “in creating and maintaining the Jefferson Memorial in particular, the government has dedicated a space with a solemn commemorative purpose that is incompatible with the full range of free expression that is permitted in public forums … Having thus created and maintained the Memorial as a commemorative site, the government is under no obligation to open it up as a stage for the roving dance troupes of the world—even those celebrating Mr. Jefferson.” Madam Justice Janet Winteringham was recently appointed to the B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. She previously practised with Winteringham MacKay Law Corporation. She replaces Mr. Justice S.J. Kelleher, who elected to become supernumerary effective May 10, 2017. She appears on the cover of the September 2017 issue of the Advocate. On August 11, 2017 the Honourable Justice Barbara L. Fisher was appointment as a justice of the B.C. Court of Appeal. She was called to the B.C. bar in 1983 and appointed a justice of the B.C. Supreme Court in November 2004. On September 29, 2017 the Honourable Justice E. David Crossin, formerly a partner at Sugden, McFee & Roos, was appointed as a justice of the B.C.


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