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Upcoming events

    • Friday, April 17, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Chateau Diane, Coquitlam, BC

    Join the CBABC, SBA and ADBA for our 2nd Annual North of the Fraser Conference for a day of professional learning and networking.

    Speakers: Sara Forte (Forte Law), Susan Burak (LAP), Philip A. Riddell, QC (Life Bencher), Thomas Spraggs (Spraggs Law) and Rio Peterson (CLIO).

    CPD Hours:
      This seminar provides 5.5 hours (including 2 hours ethics and practice management).


    • CBA Young Lawyers: $250.00 + GST
    • CBA/LCBA* Members: $350.00 + GST 
    • Non Members: $600.00 +GST
    *Members of the New Westminster, Surrey, Abbotsford & District, Chilliwack & District, Fraser Valley, Bar Associations and/or the North Fraser Lawyers' Association or other Local County & Bar Association qualify for the $350 registration rate.

    Registration 11:00 am to 12:30 pm/ Sessions with Lunch 11:30 pm to 5:45 pm/ Social 5:45 - 7:00 pm


    • Monday, April 20, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Course, 7778 152nd St, Surrey, BC

    Join the SBA, CBABC and South Asian Bar Associations for thought provoking discussions of ethical scenarios involving real life examples, case studies and the code of conduct.

    Speakers:  Jeeyvn Dhaliwal QC and Kamaljit Kaur Lehal 

    CPD Hours:  This seminar provides 2 hours of the ethics, professional responsibility and practice management component for your annual Law Society CPD requirements. 


    • Articling Student/Young Lawyer: $75.00 + GST
    • CBA/SBA/SABA Members: $100.00 + GST 
    • Non CBA/SBA/SABA Members: $150.00 +GST

    Eaglequest Coyote Creek Directions


    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Morgan Creek Golf Course
    • 125

    Regrettaby, our Annual Bench & Bar Dinner has been POSTPONED due to concerns over the COVID-19 Virus.   A new date will be announced.  We will issue refunds for those that have already registered.

    Join your friends and colleagues from the Bench & Bar for great food and conversation!  

    • Friday, May 29, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St, Vancouver

    Battle of the Bar Bands 2020

    Cancelled/Postponed Until Further Notice

    Featuring Surrey's own (and Reigning Champions)


    The Vancouver Battle of the Bar Bands is an annual fundraiser hosted by the CBA (BC) Benevolent Society in association with its presenting sponsor, Hunter West Legal Recruitment.

    The Benevolent Society provides emergency funding to lawyers, students and their families in times of crisis when no other resources are available. When the circumstances fit the Benevolent Society’s mandate, help comes quickly and without judgment.

    Come out and support your local band for a great cause!!

    Tickets are limited: $80 for lawyers/ $40 non lawyers

    To help our Surrey band win once again, please indicate your support of "Crown Jewels" when purchasing tickets or donating online.

    • Wednesday, June 24, 2020
    • TBA


    Our Annual General Meeting will be held on June 24/20 with our annual summer social to follow.  Location and time TBA

    • Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Morgan Creek Golf Course

    4th Annual Westminster County Bar Associations Golf Tournament: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    Hosted by the Surrey, New Westminster, Fraser Valley, Abbotsford & District and Chilliwack & District Bar Associations.

    Lawyers, Judges, Articled Students, Summer Students, Guests

    Location: Morgan Creek Golf Course

    Golf, GPS Power Cart, Driving Range, Lunch, Buffet Dinner, Contests & Prizes: $225.00

    Buffet Dinner Only: $70.00

    Sign in will be from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm with a shotgun start and Texas Scramble (best ball) team play.  Form your own team or we can place  you on one.


     Other Details TBA

Past events

Friday, March 27, 2020 CPA/SBA Fun Night at the Races *Postponed*
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 Challenges At the Border - Free CPD
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 SBA Annual Winter Mingler
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Christmas Coffee @ Surrey Court
Friday, November 29, 2019 Surrey Courthouse Staff Christmas Party
Friday, November 15, 2019 Impaired Driving Update and ASD/Breathalyzer Demonstration
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Free Criminal Law CPD
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Back to Work "Get Together"
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 Pro Bono Going Public - Local Free Legal Advice-A-Thon
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Free Ethics CPD
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 3rd Annual WCBA Golf Tournament
Thursday, June 06, 2019 SBA AGM & Summer Social
Thursday, May 23, 2019 WLF Spring Mingler
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Free Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Annual Spring Mingler
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Free Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, April 04, 2019 SBA Annual Bench & Bar Dinner 2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Ethics In Practice & Community
Sunday, March 03, 2019 CPA/SBA Networking Hockey Event - THIS SUNDAY!
Thursday, February 14, 2019 Free Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, January 17, 2019 SBA Annual Winter Mingler
Monday, January 07, 2019 Welcoming Ceremonies for Judge Trudy Macdonald and Judge David Albert
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Last Minute CPD!
Monday, December 03, 2018 Free Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, November 22, 2018 Free Ethics/ Practice Management CPD
Monday, October 29, 2018 Free Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, October 25, 2018 SBA Annual Bench & Bar Dinner
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, September 13, 2018 Back to Work "Get Together"
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Pro Bono Going Public - Local Free Legal Advice-A-Thon
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Criminal Law CPD
Friday, August 03, 2018 Welcoming Ceremony For Judge D. Jahani
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 2nd Annual WCBA Golf Tournament
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Criminal Law CPD
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Criminal Law CPD
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Welcoming Ceremonies for Judge Dawn E. Boblin and Judge Mark R. Jette
Thursday, May 10, 2018 Annual Spring Mingler
Friday, March 02, 2018 ASD CPD
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Winter Mingler

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