Ann
Halkett

Litigation Support Manager

Ann Halkett joined Alexander Holburn in 2000 as a senior paralegal and has more than twenty years of experience. Ann became the Litigation Support Manager in 2014. She advises and assists on a wide variety of litigation support systems and technologies including evidence management, electronic discovery and specialized databases and trial presentations.

Ann has dealt with all levels of the courts from Small Claims to the Supreme Court of Canada and in a number of civil litigation practice areas including municipal nuisance and negligence, fire loss, sexual assault, construction, commercial, aviation, personal injury (plaintiff and defence), foreclosures and collections.

In June 2015, Ann was featured in the British Columbia Legal Education to recognize her extensive volunteer work.

Education:

  • 2016, Structured Query Language, BCIT 2016, Early Data Analyzer, LexisNexis
  • 2016, Early Data Analyzer, LexisNexis
  • 2013, CaseLogistix End User, Case Production and Administration;
  • 2013, Case Notebook End User and Administration;
  • 2013, Law PreDiscovery Certified Imaging Professional, LAW PreDiscovery E-Discovery Professional, and LAW PreDiscovery Certified Administrator;
  • 2012, eDiscovery Master Series Course – Process, Review & Analysis – Organization of Legal Professionals;
  • 2011, Forensics 101 for Legal Professionals – AccessData;
  • 2011, Avoiding eDiscovery Sanctions – AccessData;
  • 2011, Transcript Management – AccessData;
  • 2011, eDiscovery: Non-traditional Evidence and Collection – AccessData;
  • 2011, Using Analytics and Non-linear Search to Dramatically Reduce eDiscovery Review Times – AccessData;
  • 2010, Summation Support In-House Specialist (Summation Certified Enduser, Summation Certified Case Manager, and Summation Certified Administrator);
  • 2002, Internet for Investigators course – BCIT Forensic Science program;
  • 1996, Certificate – Paralegal (Conveyancying) – Vancouver Community College;
  • 1994, Certificate – Paralegal (Litigation) – Vancouver Community College;
  • 1992, Certificate – Journalism – Langara College; and
  • 1990, B.A. – University of Victoria.

Recent Publications and Conferences:

  • October 2, 2015, “The Busy Litigator’s Toolbox: Essential Advocacy Technology”, Pacific Legal Technology Conference;
  • June 18, 2015, “eDiscovery Best Practices”, TV, British Columbia Legal Education;
  • June 4, 2015, “Electronic Discovery Primar”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • May 14, 2015, “Choosing an eDiscovery Software Program”, TV, British Columbia Legal Education
  • April 9, 2015, “eDiscovery Overview”, TV, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • December 2, 2013, “Electronic Discovery Primer”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • October 4, 2013, “Approaching e-Discovery”, Pacific Legal Technology Conference;
  • February 7, 2013, “eDiscovery (Almost) Everything You Need to Know in One Day”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • June 27, 2012, “360 Degree Review”, Commonwealth Legal Technology in Practice Conference (Vancouver);
  • June 14, 2012, “Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • April 13, 2012, “eDiscovery Primer”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • November 25, 2011, “eDiscovery Primer”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • October 14, 2011, “Electronic Discovery Best Practices”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • February 22, 2011, Supreme Court Civil Rules for Legal Support Staff, Continuing Legal Education – TV, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • September 30, 2010, “Secrets for Successful In-House Technology Investments”, Commonwealth Legal Technology in Practice Conference, Speaker;
  • May 7, 2010, “Chambers”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • February 22, 2010, “TV: Supreme Court Civil Rules for Legal Support Staff”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • December 3, 2009 & September 20, 2007, “Preparing Chambers Applications” British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • December 8, 2006, “Chambers Applications”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education;
  • 2005, “Preparing Perfect Chambers Applications” manual, Law Courts Centre; and
  • June 5, 2003, “Chambers Practice”, British Columbia Continuing Legal Education.

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Vancouver Member Liaison, International Legal Technology Association;
  • Member, Chair (2012), Litigation Support Subsection, British Columbia Legal Management Association;
  • Member, British Columbia Paralegal Association;
  • Member, Association of Litigation Support Professionals;
  • Member, Organization of Legal Professionals;
  • Member, International Legal Technology Association;
  • Contributor/Member, Practice + Procedures Focus Group, Association of Litigation Support Professionals;
  • 2005 – Member, Kwantlen College Paralegal Program Advisory Committee; and
  • 1996-2003 – Past President & Newsletter Editor, British Columbia Paralegal Association.
 

Direct Line: 604 628 2705
ahalkett@nullahbl.ca
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