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sushi and sashimi are as good as at any of the best restaurants that prepare
Dennis and Diane have also travelled extensively. By far their happiest
times have been in Hawaii and particularly in Maui. The only issue for Dennis
will be that in keeping with his work ethic he has always had difficulties
planning in advance for these trips. Now, in his new role, he will be forced
to do so.
Dennis will be well served by his experience with Fulton as managing partner
for many years prior to his appointment. Dennis had the pleasure (or not)
of chairing partnership meetings and committee meetings. The term “herding
cats” comes to mind when you are dealing with many partners and their
various differences of opinion on virtually every aspect of a partnership.
If you ask his former colleagues, you will hear that Dennis was instrumental
to the development of most of the lawyers and students that have
worked or continue to work at Fulton. His door was always open and his
mentorship was always present.
Congratulations to Dennis on his appointment. He will, without question,
be an excellent jurist.
The Honourable Madam Justice Elizabeth
Madam Justice McDonald’s friends and colleagues
were not only delighted that she was appointed to
the B.C. Supreme Court in June 2019, but also comforted
by the knowledge that, yes, good things do
happen to good people. And for those of you who do
not know her, but soon will, rest assured, Lisa is a
But first, the details. Let us just say that in her youth, Lisa was a bit of a
rolling stone, rambling around between the U.S. and Canada. She was born
to Arthur and Elizabeth (Liz) in Seattle, Washington, where her dad was, at