Peter’s CV

EDUCATION

May 2008    Master of Arts, War Studies

                    Royal Military College,

                    Kingston, Ont.                                             

June 2001    Bachelor of Laws,

                    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

June 2001    Diploma in High Performance Coaching

                      National Coaching Institute – Victoria, BC

June 1998:   Diploma in Public Sector Management,

                    University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

June 1997:  Bachelor of Arts Degree, Political Science,

                   University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.

August 1995:  Associate of Arts Degree, Anthropology,     

                       Camosun College, Victoria, B.C.

ACADEMIC PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

Lawless, Peter. “Health Care Costs Recovery Act 2015” Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, February 19, 2015

Lawless, Peter. “Anti-Doping: What every athlete and coach needs to know about the new (2015) Canadian Anti-Doping Program” Canadian Sport Institute (Pacific) Sport Performance Speaker’s Series, February 5, 2015

Woznesensky, Jennifer & Lawless, Peter. “The Canada-wide Impact of British Columbia’s Health Care Costs Recovery Act”, Lawyers Weekly (Spring 2015).

Tamosiunas, Genevieve & Lawless, Peter. “The Health Care Costs Recovery Act: Five Years and Counting”, Trial Lawyers Association of BC, Oct 24, 2014.

Lawless, Peter “Performance on Demand In the Ministry of Transportation” 2014 Road Builders’ Conference, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Kelowna, BC September 15, 2014

Lawless, Peter “Performance and Wellness in the Ministry of Finance” 2014 Health and Wellness Week, Ministry of Finance, April 4, 2014

Lawless, Peter “Performance in the Economic Development Division” Ministry of Skills, Training and Labour, March 6, 2014

Lawless, Peter. “Employment Issues in Sports” Canadian Sports Institute (Pacific) Speaker’s Series, November 25, 2013

Lawless, Peter. “Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Dispute Resolution in Sport”, Sport Information Resource Centre Speaker’s Series, November 19, 2013

Lawless, Peter and Stilwell, Michelle “Performance on Demand” Keynote Address. SPIN Conference, Calgary, November 9, 2013

Lawless, Peter. “Project Management – Performance on Demand” BC Public Service Agency Conference – Project Management in Tomorrow’s Public Service November 1, 2013

Lawless, Peter. “Sport Court? What’s That?” Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, October 31, 2013

Lawless, Peter. “Health Care Costs Recovery Act for Paralegals ” Paralegal Conference 2013, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, September 12, 2013

Carmichael, Barbara & Lawless, Peter. “The New Insurance Act, the New Limitations Act and the “Old” Health Care Costs Recovery Act, Canadian Defence Lawyers, February 27, 2013.

Lawless, Peter. “How does a Board Deal with Conflict of Interest Concerns?” LeadershipSIRCuit, December 2012

Eden, Shaun M. and Lawless, Peter R. “Harassment: Protection through Policy”. Coaches Plan, Winter 2012, (Vol 18, No. 4).

Lawless, Peter R. and Eden, Shaun M. “Harassment Claims and Codes of Conduct: Is sport different from the “real” world?”. Coaches Plan, Summer 2011, (Vol 18, No. 2).

Lawless, Peter R. (Nov 2010). “How is this Disabled?”. Keynote address, SportNB 2010 Sport Summit, Dieppe, NB

Lawless, Peter R. (Nov 2010). “Scared of Wheels?”. SportNB 2010 Sport Summit, Dieppe, NB

Lawless, Peter R. (May 2010). “The Intersection of Sports and Civil Litigation”. Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch), Victoria, BC

Lawless, Peter R. and Telles-Langdon, David.”Should Your Moral Conduct as an Athlete Follow You Into the Profession of Coaching?” Coaches Plan, Spring 2010 (Vol.17 No. 2).

Lawless, Peter R. (Feb 2009). “Sports Dispute Resolution”. 2009 AGM, BC Hockey Association, Vancouver, BC.

Lawless, Peter R. (May 2006). ‘Broken arrows, broken dreams: the myth of the Avro Arrow’. 17th Military History Colloquium, Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, University of Western Ontario.

Lawless, Peter R. (Apr 2006). ‘The workings of the U.S. military commissions at Guantanamo Bay’. 4th Research Group in International Security Colloquium, University of Montreal.

Lawless, Peter R. (Feb 2006). ‘Why use military commissions?’ 8th Annual Conference on War & Security, Centre for Strategic Studies, University of Calgary.

POST SECONDARY TEACHING

Sport and Fitness Leadership 420, “Sport & Fitness Law”, Centre for Sport and Exercise Education, Camosun College

Sport and Fitness Leadership 310, “Ethics in Sport”, Centre for Sport and Exercise Education, Camosun College

Law 343-2, “Sport Dispute Resolution in Canada”, University of Victoria Law School

Law 307B, “Civil Procedure and Drafting”, University of Victoria Law School

AWARDS

Coaching:

  • National Coaching Excellence Award 2012
  • BC Coach of the Year 2012
  • Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association – Coach of the Year 2011
  • National Coaching Excellence Award 2011
  • BC Athletics High Performance Coaching Excellence 2011
  • BC Athlete Voice – ACE Coach Award 2011
  • Coaches Association of BC International Coach of the Year 2010
  • National Coaching Excellence Award 2010
  • BC Athletics High Performance Coach of the Year 2008
  • BC Athletics High Performance Coach of the Year 2007
  • Coaches Association of BC International Coach of the Year 2006
  • BC Athletics High Performance Coach of the Year 2006
  • BC Wheelchair Sports Coach of the Year 2005
  • BC Wheelchair Sports Coach of the Year 2004
  • Coaching Association of Canada – Coaching Recognition Award 2003
  • BC Wheelchair Sports President’s Award 2003
  • BC Wheelchair Sports Coach of the Year 2002
  • BC Wheelchair Sports President’s Award 2001
  • BC Athletics Coaching Excellence Award (Senior Coach) 2001
  • BC Wheelchair Sports President’s Award 2000
  • BC Wheelchair Sports President’s Award 1999

Military: 

  • Canadian Forces Decoration, 2004
  • Massey Memorial Sword of Honour for Top Student, Basic Officer Course, 1992

Other:    

  • Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold, and Silver Awards

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