Paralegal Standing Committee

The Paralegal Standing Committee's mandate is to develop and recommend policies to govern and regulate licensed paralegals in the public interest.

There are 13 people on the committee: five paralegal benchers, five lawyer benchers and three non-lawyer (lay) benchers.

The five paralegal benchers elected in the election held in March 2014, who are also members of the Paralegal Standing Committee, are as follows

  • Robert Burd (Chair)
  • Michelle Haigh 
  • Cathy Corsetti 
  • Brian Lawrie
  • Marian Lippa

The three lay bencher members of the Paralegal Standing Committee are as follows:

  • Marion Boyd
  • Jan Richardson
  • Baljit Sikand

The five lawyer bencher members of the Paralegal Standing Committee are as follows:

  • Janis Criger (Vice-Chair)
  • Susan McGrath
  • Malcolm Mercer
  • Barb Murchie
  • Anne Vespry