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VOL. 76 PART 5 SEPTEMBER 2018
gra takes up a new role as general counsel and corporate secretary at Pinnacle
Renewable Energy, an industrial wood pellet manufacturer and distributor.
Prior to that, he was with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. Juliana
Cliplef moves her immigration practice from Calgary to join Embarkation
Law Corporation in Vancouver. Nathanael Mills hops over from Davidson
Fraese Family Lawyers to Henderson Heinrichs LLP.
Julia H. Law moves her practice to Borden Ladner Gervais from Stewart
& Company. Clark Wilson bolsters its ranks with the addition of Michal
Jaworski, formerly in-house counsel with UBC; Don MacKinnon, once of
McQuarrie Hunter; Angela Cousins, from the B.C. Ministry of Justice, Aboriginal
Litigation & Research Group; Stephen Rukavina, from Ernst &
Young; Jeannette Aucoin, from Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick in Richmond;
and David Bowden, from Deeth Williams Wall in Toronto. Victoria C.L. Wu
joins Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office, moving from Richmond’s Campbell
Froh May & Rice to do so. Mandell Pinder adds Mary Mollineaux, from
Callison & Hanna, and Elisa Penn, from Bram Rogachevsky Law Corporation.
David W. Gibbons sets sail from Lawson Lundell to join Bojm & Funt
LLP, a boutique litigation firm in Yaletown.
Michael Doherty leaves the Aboriginal Law Section of the Department
of Justice to become a staff lawyer with Ecojustice. Benjamin Hagen parts
ways with Bell Alliance Lawyers to join Richards Buell Sutton. Also joining
Richards Buell Sutton are Aneka Jiwaji, previously with Dolden Wallace
Folick; Casey L. Smith, once with Lonsdale Lawyers; and Su Ji Yim, formerly
with Kirwin LLP. Pamela S. Lindsay rides over to Lindsay Kenney
from Miller Thomson. Graham C. Christie joins MLT Aikins’s Vancouver
office, having previously been at the firm’s Winnipeg office. He is joined
there by Mark Gill, who sails away from Bernard LLP to do so. Eric Rines
leaves Jensen Law Group and joins the Kamloops office of Bilkey Law Corp.
Kerem Tirmandi moves from Altman & Company to the Vancouver office
of Bilkey Law Corp. Salman Karim also joins the Vancouver office of Bilkey
Law Corp., moving from Lonsdale Law.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit noted: “In considering
the admissibility of a document, courts are not bound by ‘magic words,’
which if they appear like an incantation cast a spell of admissibility on the
document”: United States of America v. Martinez, 700 F.2d 1358 (11th Cir.
Impresario Perry Ehrlich had his name misspelled twice by the Advocate in
our last issue. The correct name of his firm is Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick.
We came up with an interesting combination of Ehrlich and Lithwick. We