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Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C., is the assistant editor of the Advocate and a partner
at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP. She practises in the fields of
corporate, commercial and regulatory law and spends her spare time deep
diving into the legal history of British Columbia – much to all of our benefits!
kwes’ kwestin (James Kew) is from Musqueam. He has worked as a labourer,
archaeologist, sculptor and carver (although probably not all at once, but
maybe). He is currently a member of the Indigenous Business and Investment
Council. He is a previous Cultural Representative for the Musqueam Indian
Band and is an Elder of the Musqueam Land Code Committee.
Sam McLean is a partner at Silversides, Merrick & McLean in Prince Rupert.
Sam returned to his home town after completing his law degree in Manitoba
and working there for several years. He lives in Prince Rupert with his wife and
three sons aged 9, 5 and 2.
Tina Parbhakar was previously a civil litigator for the Province of British
Columbia and is currently the equality representative for the CBABC.
Wei William Tao serves as a Canadian immigration and refugee lawyer practising
with Edelmann and Co. Law Offices and was formerly chair of the City of
Vancouver’s Cultural Communities Advisory Committee. Will is the author of
the Vancouver Immigration Blog which includes The Resignation Letter – An
Online Novel containing a chapter with the compelling title: “Party Like A
Kenneth Wm. Thornicroft is Professor of Law and Employment Relations with
the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria. Dr. Thornicroft is
also a member of the Employment Standards Tribunal and B.C. Property Assessment
Appeal Board. He claims to have left private practice because he is neither
witty nor clever, but we know plenty of people who have stayed in private practice
without either of those qualities, so we don’t really follow Ken’s logic.
Linda Guang Yang is a legal fellow for the Cebu field office of the International
Justice Mission and a Women of Color Advancing Peace & Security–listed
expert on illicit trafficking.