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that I preside over a small part of the legal world in a small state. However,
we take pride in our bar.” Judge Karsnitz was appointed by Donald J.
The “Enchanting Lawyer”, Jacob Sapochnick, says on his website, <www.
In 2011 a friend introduced me to an amazing book, Enchantment, written
by Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki defines enchantment as the process of
delighting people with a product, service, organization, or an idea. The
outcome of enchantment is the voluntary and long-lasting support,
which is mutually beneficial. Don’t you want your law firm or business
to be more enchanting?
Enchantment can happen during a retail transaction, an initial consultation,
or a Facebook update. When it’s done right, it’s more powerful than
traditional persuasion, influence, or any marketing techniques.
I have implemented the enchantment concept in my own law practice
with great success and would like to share with the world some of the
ideas I have learned. This Blog is not just for lawyers; the ideas and
thoughts shared here can be applied to any business model out there. So
we welcome the non-lawyers out there of course.
Leslie R. Hildebrandt and David J. P. Wells were appointed to the council
of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the
Province of British Columbia for terms of two years.
Maureen Elizabeth Baird, Q.C., was appointed as a member of each of the
Environmental Appeal Board, the Forest Appeals Commission and the Oil
and Gas Appeal Tribunal for terms ending December 31, 2023.
Anjili Bahadoorsingh was elected as a director of the West Vancouver
Memorial Library Founndation and of the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society
Ski'us Aaron Sam Sumexheltza was reappointed as a member of the
British Columbia Housing Management Commission for a term ending
January 29, 2024.
Lindsay Jane Borrows and Melissa A. Louie were appointed to the board
of the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology for terms ending December 31,
As readers will recall, the Advocate recently explored the anomaly that is
Point Roberts (see (2020) 78 Advocate 937). As a consequence of the inter-