Paul & Company and Kamloops Law in the news

TRU alum dedicates legacy gift to future community leaders

By Jessica Klymchuk for TRU Newsroom, August 15, 2019

Much has changed at TRU since Kamloops lawyer Lorianna Bennett enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program in 1990—but not everything. Still the same are the small class sizes, knowledgeable faculty and directed study opportunities that made Bennett’s early education so memorable. Her desire to create a scholarship for future students—by leaving a donation to TRU in her will—is rooted in her own experience at her alma mater.

B.C. Lawyer has Lead on Canine-Assisted Mediation

By Jean Sorensen for Canadian Lawyer Magazine, August 2018

Canine-assisted mediation in family dispute resolution has arrived in Canada walking on the padded paws of Charlie Paul, a loveable, curly-haired Standard Poodle, whose photo proudly appears on the website of the Paul & Company law firm in Kamloops, B.C.

Kamloops family lawyer gives thumbs up to proposed Divorce Act amendments

By Greg Fry with files from Canadian Press, May 23, 2018

Kamloops lawyer, family law mediator and family law arbitrator David Paul has reacted favourably to proposed amendments to Canada’s Divorce Act.

Can a dog help manage emotions during mediation? New study says yes

Kamloops poodle to be first certified therapy dog used in family mediation

Courtney Dickson · CBC News

Benefits beyond companionship – Canine Assisted Mediation

Radio NL – Jim Harrison Show

David is interviewed about the work he is doing with Canine Assisted Therapy on the Jim Harrison Show with Radio NL.

THE LAW – Local lawyer David Paul featured in Harvard Law Revue article

Armchair Mayor – March 2018

Mel Rothenburger

Law goes to the dogs

David Paul’s thesis on the role therapy dogs can play in mediation has been published in Harvard Negotiation Law Review

Kamloops This Week – Dale Bass, APRIL 5, 2018

Kamloops lawyer featured in Harvard Law publication

His hypothesis is grounded in the widespread use of therapy dogs to assist people in other stressful situations.

A major honour for a Kamloops lawyer, mediator, and family law arbitrator. The April issue of the Harvard Negotiation Law Revue features an article written by David Paul focusing on the use of therapy dogs in family law mediation.