Penticton lawyer new vice-president of B.C. branch of Canadian Bar Association

Penticton lawyer Michael Welsh is the new vice-president of the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.
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PENTICTON - A Penticton lawyer has been acclaimed vice-president of the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.

Michael Welsh, an Okanagan lawyer with a practice based out of Penticton with Mott Welsh and Associates Law Offices and Mediation Services accepted the role at the provincial council meeting held in Richmond, B.C. on June 20.

According to a neuda release issued by the law firm, Welsh served as the B.C. Bar Association's secretary-treasurer over the past year and previously served as an officer and member of the provincial council. He assumes the vice presidential role this August.

Welsh was also recently re-appointed as a director and vice-president of the B.C. Arbitration and Mediation Institute.

“I am greatly honoured both of these respected organizations have placed this confidence in me and I will serve both these offices with pride and hard work," Welsh says in the media release.

Welsh believes he is the first lawyer from Penticton to assume the bar association’s vice presidency.

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