Marion Allan talks mediation tips and tricks

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, invited Marion Allan to speak at their Civil Litigation – Vancouver & ADR – Vancouver Joint Section Meeting. Along with John Logan, from Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Marion discussed how to be a strong advocate in mediation for litigators and alternative dispute resolution practitioners.

Marion offers a wealth of strategic advice, insight and dispute resolution assistance to our clients and lawyers. She has a particular interest in helping clients resolve disputes in the areas of wills and estates, family law, insurance coverage, personal injury and construction matters.

Marion practiced civil litigation for 10 years. She was appointed to the County Court of Vancouver in 1988 and elevated to the Supreme Court of BC in 1990. She retired from the Supreme Court in April 2012.

During her time on the bench, she participated in many educational programs for judges and lawyers for the National Judicial Institute, Canadian Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education and Trial Lawyers Association, on topics such as evidence, family law, civil procedure, fiduciary obligations, personal injuries and elder law.  She continues to write and present regularly at educational events for the bar.