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VOL. 80 PART 5 SEPTEMBER 2022
Rhinoceros are among the largest mammals in the Asian and African
continents. The rhino is a symbol of strength, stability, and power. The
rhino is an animal that does not seek out a conflict, but when conflict
arises it does not back down!
The most recognizable trait a rhino has is its horn. The horn displays Protection,
Strength, and Success. The horn, in particular, is the reason for
choosing the Rhino as the symbol for the firm. These are the values that
Orihuela & Associates exemplifies.
Protection, Strength, and Success are the characteristics that influenced
Jose Orihuela’s decision to have the Rhino as the symbol for the firm. A
Rhino does not let obstacles stand in its way and neither does Attorney
Orihuela! You can expect nothing less from Mr. Orihuela and his staff at
Orihuela & Associates.
The Advocates’ Society held its Spring into Summer Soirée on June 9, 2022
at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. During the course of this festive
occasion, presentations were made to the 2020 and 2022 recipients of
the Joe Arvay Award, Bill Morley, Q.C., and Douglas S. White Kwulastultun,
Q.C., respectively. The Joe Arvay Award is presented to an advocate in
British Columbia in recognition of a significant contribution to advancing a
claim or an area of the law under challenging circumstances. The award
recognizes meaningful achievement through resiliency.
Justice Thomas Gove was recently awarded an honorary doctorate by the
Justice Institute of British Columbia in recognition his many contributions
to the law, including heading the Commission of Inquiry into Child Protection,
and creating the Ministry of Children and Families and the provincial
After a two-year hiatus imposed by COVID-19, the Justice System Education
Program (“JSEP”) run by the Justice Education Society returns to courthouses
in British Columbia. This program provides legal education to
students and community groups across British Columbia to increase their
legal capability and deepen their understanding of the justice system. JSEP
will once again be hosting and delivering in-person legal education sessions
that provide participants an ability to learn how the courts work and meet
judges, lawyers, registry staff, sheriffs and other justice system participants.
In Selmon v. Hasbro Bradley, Inc., 669 F. Supp. 1267 (S.D.N.Y. 1987), the court
was confronted by competing worlds of imaginary creatures including a
beast that is part rhinoceros, part monkey: the Rhinokey. Clearly deriving
much enjoyment from the situation, District Judge Goettel summarized the
case before the court as follows: