John-Paul Boyd, one of the most recognizable and well-respected advocates of family law in BC, will act as Quickscribe’s expert annotator for family law. John-Paul practiced family law in Vancouver for thirteen years before becoming executive director of the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family at the University of Alberta. John-Paul has particular interests in legislation and law reform, the conflicts of laws and jurisdictional issues generally, heuristics and decision-making processes, children's rights and involvement in the justice system, and the psychology of separation and divorce. John-Paul is the founding author of the public legal education wikibook JP Boyd on Family Law and its syndicated companion blog. He is a prolific writer and frequent speaker on family law topics.
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