If your partner or confidant meets your lawyer along with you, you have waived privilege. Suppose you have started a lawsuit because someone has caused you harm or owes you money. You hire a lawyer who issues a Notice of Civil Claim on your behalf. The day approaches for your examination for discovery and your lawyer calls you in for an appointment to prepare you for your examination. Like most clients, you are a little bit nervous talking to your lawyer and you decide you want to bring your partner or best friend with you to sit in on…
Jennifer Brun interviewed in the Vancouver Sun regarding B.C. government review of civil juries.
I once was lost, but now I’m found. Was blind, but now I see.
Harris & Brun Successful at B.C. Court of Appeal Regarding Future Loss of Earnings
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