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Vancouver Branch

British Columbia

Founded in 2020, the Vancouver The Branch of Youth Leaders in Law was fundamental in YLL's expansion and officially became YLL BC in 2023. To date, YLL BC remains the largest youth-led legal organization on the West Coast, having engaged over 1,500 youths and hosted 10+ legal education events with hundreds of participants.

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BC Branch Team



YLL has some exciting upcoming events, including the YLL Future in Law Event this summer! Following our annual conference in March, this event will provide aspiring students with the tools and resources regarding future steps toward law school and other legal-related pathways, including LNAT crash courses for students looking to apply to UK law schools, admissions and law student panels from universities across BC, as well as scholarship organizations that make law dreams all the more affordable.

YLL BC 2023 Conference Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2023 YLLBC Conference, which is held on March 26th at the UBC Allard School of Law.


9:00 - 9:15 registration period and swag bags 


9:15 - 9:20 welcomes and acknowledgements 


9:20 - 10:00 Criminal Law - Winston Sayson


10:10 - 10:50 Immigration Law - Aminollah Sabzevari


11:00 - 11:40 Indigenous Law - Nick Smith


11:40 - 12:40 Lunch (with *NPO booths)


12:40 - 1:10 Session 1 breakout rooms - Laura Duke, Environmental Law 


1:10 - 1:40 Session 2 breakout rooms - Jennine Punzalan, Corporate Law


1:40 - 2:10 Session 3 breakout rooms - Kim Jakeman, Medical  Law


2:10 - 2:50 Law school admissions pannel


2:50 - 3:00 Goodbye's, Group photo, executive applications

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Coffee With Counsel (CWC)

Each region will host their own CWC's. To learn more about CWC, BC CWC's, and other BC events:


Interested in joining the YLL BC Exec team? Apply now! Applications are due May 30th, 2023. Available positions include outreach, human resources, marketing, and treasury. Please contact our email or instagram @ youthleadersinlawbc if any questions arise.

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More coming soon...

YLLBC Exe team at the Provincial Conference

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