Deidre J Herbert

Deidre J Herbert

Lawyer
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone:
604-901-5186
800-449-4858 (Toll Free)
Fax:
604-683-5212
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Wills, Estate and Trust Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 1990

Education

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    • Bachelor of Law - 1989
  • Chase Secondary School, Canada - 1982
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    • Bachelor of Commerce - 1989

Published Works

  • “Update on the Patients Property Act”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Incapacity, 1993
  • "Wills Interpretation", Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, Estate Litigation: Attacking the Will, 1998
  • “Patients Property Act Update”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Incapacity, 1997
  • Annual Review of Law & Practice, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Chapter on “Wills, Trusts & Estates”, 1998
  • “Infant Issues in Estate Litigation”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Estate Litigation, 1999
  • “Mediation in Estate Disputes”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Estate Litigation, 2001
  • “On Liberty for the Old”, Canadian Journal on Aging (contributing co-author), Vol. XXI, No. 2, Summer , 2002
  • Vancouver, BC, Legal Issues and Capability Assessments, Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry, 1999
  • “Persons Under a Disability in Estate Litigation”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, , Estate Litigation, 2003
  • “Patients Property Act Update”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Elder Law, 2004
  • “Thorny Issues Regarding Committeeships”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Estate Litigation, 2005
  • “Patients Property Act”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Elder Law, 2009
  • "Íntestacy”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, The New Wills, Estates & Succession Act, 2010
  • “Patients Property Act Update”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Incapacity Planning: The New Law, 2011
  • “Contested Committeeship Applications”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Estate Litigation Update, 2011
  • “Planning for Incapacity”, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, British Columbia Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation, Chapter 13
  • Patients Property Act, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Annotated Estates Practice, 2005

Classes/Seminars

  • Peoples Law School (wills, probate, estate planning, trusts, incapacity, adult guardianship)
  • Professional Legal Training Course (wills)
  • Continuing Legal Education (incapacity, estate litigation, adult guardianship, elder law)
  • Canadian Bar Association, various subsections (estate litigation, adult guardianship)
  • Estate Planning Council, Kamloops (Representation Agreements)
  • VGH Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach (incapacity and elder abuse)
  • VGH, Autonomy vs. Enforced Care
  • Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (incapacity)
  • Retirement Planning Institute (estate planning)
  • Trial Lawyers Association of BC (estate litigation)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver Wills & Trust Subsection, Past Chair; Member Elder Law Subsection
  • British Columbia Law Institute, Succession Law Reform Project committee member
  • Trial Lawyers Association of B.C., Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Macaulay McColl, Barristers & Solicitors, Lawyer, 1990 - 1992