Faculty

Brook Greenberg, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver, BC. Brook is a leading British Columbia litigator with a practice focused on complex commercial litigation. He has significant experience both regionally and nationally, and has appeared before all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. Brook is an elected Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia. He is currently chair of the Law Society Mental Health Task Force, vice chair of the Discipline Committee, and a member of the Access to Legal Services Advisory Committee and the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee. Brook also teaches Civil Procedure as an Adjunct Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at The University of British Columbia. He was a member of the planning committee and a featured speaker in the videos used to create the Advocacy Toolkit; a learning resource provided by CLE BC.

   

Derek C. LaCroix, Q.C., Executive Director, Lawyers Assistance Program, Vancouver, BC. Derek joined LAP as Executive Director in 1996. Derek practised law for 18 years and went on to expand his skills in business and counseling. This diverse range of interests has helped Derek become a respected leader in the legal, health care and recovery communities. He has served on committees with the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He was a Commissioner of the Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP) and the Chair of the annual CoLAP conference for several years. He is also on several non-profit boards of societies dealing with addictions, education and spirituality. He is often called upon to present seminars and workshops throughout the province, and is tireless in his efforts to make a positive difference in the lives of legal professionals and those who care about them. He received the designation of Queen’s Counsel in 2004.