In This Issue - #177 November 29, 2013

  1. Monthly Lawyer Profile - Clarke Burnett 
  2. 99.2% Recommend Pushor Mitchell LLP 
  3. Tom Fellhauer Re-Elected As The Bencher Of The BC Law Society For The Okanagan District 
  4. How To Prove Your Injury Claim: Part III - Proving Damages 
  5. Social Media And Trade Secrets 
  6. Guardrails May Be Dangerous 
  7. Advance Health Care Planning and The Ministry of Health’s “My Voice” Pamphlet 
  8. Cheers! Special Occasion Liquor Licences 
  9. In The Community - PM Lawyers Ring Bells for Salvation Army  
  10. Interesting Cases / Transactions - From Our Business Law Group 
  11. Legal Lite - Man Facing Cocaine Charges Brings Cocaine to Court 
  12. Pushor Mitchell LLP Holiday Season Business Hours  

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1. Monthly Lawyer Profile - Clarke Burnett

Why did you become a lawyer?

I watched way too many TV shows involving lawyers – they always had exciting cases to argue and they always won!

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2. 99.2% Recommend Pushor Mitchell LLP

We are pleased to share some information from our sixth annual client survey. Thank you for your business and thank you for your feedback. We have had a very busy year at Pushor Mitchell and we were honoured when 99.2% of those who responded to the survey indicated they would recommend us to others.

Here are some of the comments we received:

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3. Tom Fellhauer Re-Elected As The Bencher Of The BC Law Society For The Okanagan District

Tom Fellhauer has been re-elected by acclamation as the Bencher of the BC Law Society for the Okanagan District for an additional 2 year term.

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4. How To Prove Your Injury Claim: Part III - Proving Damages - by Keri Grenier

This column is the last of three, for how to prove your personal injury claim. It is the piece de resistance of the trilogy, the Chuck Norris piece – the final say!

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5. Social Media And Trade Secrets - by Alfred Kempf*

Employers encourage key employees, particularly sales employees, to use a wide variety of social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to connect with customers and prospective customers.

Professional firms encourage their members to publish articles on blogs (and websites like this) to promote knowledge and skill to their customers and prospective customers. All is well until there is a break in the relationship.

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6. Guardrails May Be Dangerous - by Paul Mitchell, Q.C.

Guardrails can be dangerously designed. Severe accident cases involving impacts with guardrails should always entail an analysis of the design of the guardrail, and whether the guardrail was properly designed and installed, given its intended use, and other guardrail design options that are available.  Recent lawsuits in the US claim that some new guardrails and their terminal heads have become dangerous “since the guardrail head model changed in 2005.”

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7. Advance Health Care Planning and The Ministry of Health’s “My Voice” Pamphlet - by Vanessa DeDominicis

I have had several clients bring me a “My Voice” pamphlet for discussion during their estate and incapacity planning appointments with me.

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8. Cheers! Special Occasion Liquor Licences - by Katy Williams

As the holiday season approaches, the calendar quickly fills up with social gatherings and celebrations of the holiday spirit. Any social events wishing to serve alcohol need to consider whether a Special Occasion Licence is required.

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9. In The Community - PM Lawyers Ring Bells for Salvation Army

PM Lawyers Ring Bells for Salvation Army

Pushor Mitchell is proud to once again support the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign.

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10. Interesting Cases / Transactions - From Our Business Law Group

From Our Business Law Group – Acting for Swankies Gourmet Hot Dogs to help them establish franchises in Canada and internationally.

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11. Legal Lite - Man Facing Cocaine Charges Brings Cocaine to Court

An Illinois man facing a court date for cocaine charges decided to bring some cocaine with him to the courthouse.

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12. Pushor Mitchell LLP Holiday Season Business Hours

Pushor Mitchell LLP Holiday Season Business Hours

Our Hours of business for the 2013 Christmas season are as follows:

      Tuesday, Dec 24th  Close at Noon
      Wednesday, Dec 25th  Closed
      Thursday, Dec 26th  Closed
      Friday, Dec 27th  Closed
      Monday, Dec 30th  Regular Office Hours
      Tuesday, Dec 31st  Close at 3:00
      Wednesday, Jan 1st  Closed

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the staff and lawyers at Pushor Mitchell.

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