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Issues Management

Before it hits the fan
Notes from a presentation to the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC, June 2017

Crisis Management

Perilous PR – Managing Crisis Today
Notes from a speech to the BC Communications Forum, January 2015

Media Management, Media Training & Interview Preparation

Help your clients win in the court of public opinion.
Notes from a presentation to the Legal Marketing Association’s Vancouver Chapter. November 2007

Dealing with the Media — Lawyers and Your Clients.
An on–line seminar for BC Continuing Legal Education. June 2010

Public Relations in Legal Matters: from Pro–Active to Crisis Management.
A presentation for BC Continuing Legal Education’s Risk Management Workshop. November 2012