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Sandra Banister, QC - downtown  Vancouver brings 30+ years experience to her personal injury ICBC  inhjury disputes  clients Sandra Banister, KC
Employment Law, Personal Injury, Labour Law

Sarah Goodman, Bachelor of business administration (York Univ. Toronto and Juris Doctor (Osgoode Hall, York Univ., Toronto moves to  Victoria in 2014

Dil Gosal, services Metro Vancouver from his South Surrey Office

Anna Perry, Vancouver family lawyer
Mark Perry, wills litigation & family lawyer Bruce Redekop, practical legal solutions for business &  entrepreneur ventures - CLICK to PROFILE of Bruce Redekop
Jennifer Lee, Trademarks and Patents Agent in Downtown Vancouver
Doug Thompson, Thompson Cooper LLP Trademarks/Patents/Intellectual Property law firm with Head office in Victoria BC

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Nicholas D. McKnight associate at McConnan Bion, O'Connor Peterso in Victoria, BC.

"Nicholas maintains a hybrid practice as both a barrister and solicitor. In his solicitor’s practice, Nicholas regularly advises on a wide range of real estate and business matters, including contract drafting and negotiation, acquisitions and dispositions, estate planning and administration, and commercial leasing. In the realm of litigation, Nicholas primarily practices in matters relating to commercial disputes and estate litigation.

Nicholas represents clients at all levels and is committed to providing his clients with practical, efficient, and responsive advice."
R-Maria-Raymond, JD, joins McConnan Bion O'Conner Peterson, practice includes, Business-Corporate Law, Real Estate and Wills & Estates

R. Maria Raymond, BA JD joins Johns Southward LLP., in Victoria, BC.  Maria is a member of the firm's solicitor's practice group. Her practice focuses on commercial and corporate law including business acquisitions and dispositions, incorporation and lending; and real estate conveyancing including mortgages.

See her web profile at

white space UVIC law school wins 2019 moot against UBC and TRU - photo of students and coaches
The BC Law Schools Competitive Moot is an appellate competition between UVic, UBC and TRU. This year’s question raised a fundamental issue of contract law.

This year's team was composed of Jane Mayfield and Diana Sepulveda as appellant counsel, and Erin Miller and Angela Barna as counsel for the respondents. Both teams won in their respective division, making UVic the winner of the moot.

Coaches were
- Kelly Doerkson,
- James Legh and
- Michael Mark, s/a profile

[above photo is a screen capture of as of January 17, 2020]

Rose Keith to present at TLABC Life after CAPS:  "Minor" Injuries Conference Harper Grey lawyer, Rose Keith, will present "Overview, Rules and Procedure" at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC (TLABC) Life after CAPS: "Minor" Injuries Conference.  The Conference will take place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel on May 10-11, 2019. Register and learn more about the TLABC here.

Friday - Saturday, 10 - 11 May 2019
Life After CAPS: "Minor Injuries"
Chaired by Keri Grenier, & Dr. Catherine Ho
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver
9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Friday), 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Saturday) , 10 CPD Credits

Rose Keith
is now an Associate with Harper Grey LLP, her practice profile and contact information can be seen at

Personal injury lawyers Lorenzo Oss-Cech, Bari Marlatt, Dana Quantz and Esteban Kahs - experienced in catastrophic injuries eg brain injuries, paralysis etc and ICBC claims settlements

Personal Injury Claims Caps:  Starting April 2019, ICBC "caps" - Explained by Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt lawyers

For more information got to:

Adam Lewis, BA (Queens), JD (Uvic)
becomes associate lawyer with McConnon Bion O'Connor Peterson, Law Corp. in downtown Victoria, BC.
"Adam has experience in a variety of areas of law, including insurance litigation, contractual disputes, and personal injury claims.  During law school he participated in the Gale Cup moot and represented low income clients at The Law Centre of the University of Victoria.  Adam also has international experience; in 2016 he worked as a legal intern with the United Nations overseas."(quote from

Business:  Product Liability / Commercial Contracts / Consumer Class Actions

McPherson and Gard v. Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche

Action commenced in November 2015 for British Columbians arising from VW and subsidiary companies installing software in deisel engines that allowed them to pass government emisisions tests under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act but then turned emission controls off in real driving conditions, resulting in high and illegal levels of harmful emissions and causing loss of value of the vehicles and other financial losses to their purchasers.  For more information go to

Felicity Schweitzer, lawyer with background in business transactions, intellectual property, consumer protection and advertising law now with Lemer and Company, vancouver lawyers for consumer/contracts/product-liablity class actionsv click to website of

Felicity Schweitzer, is a lawyer, with a Master of Law degree from London UK and previous experience in:  business transactions, intellectual property, advertising law, and consumer protection.  She is with Lemer and Company, in downtown Vancouver working on consumer / commercial contracts / product liablity class actions.

Bruce Lemer, LLB, is one of the most experienced class action lawyers in Canada, being co-counsel in Canada's Tainted Blood Products and the Red Cross class action in the 1990s which resulted in the largest settlement of its time.  See for more information about both these lawyers and the services of this Vancouver law firm.

Consumer/contracts/product-liability/ class actions photos of lawyers Bruce Lemer and Felicity Schweitzer, in Vancouver on Cambie St. in Gastown -- click to website of

210 - 900 Howe St.
Vancouver BC
Canada V6Z 2M4

Phone:  604.642.6363

Photo of Sabrina Yeudall, Nanaimo family & employment law lawyer

Family & Employment Law

office in Nanaimo, BC, moving effective November 01, 2015, see her new web site at for details.

New address will be:
#23 - 4800 N. Island Hwy.
Nanaimo, BC V9T 1W6
P:  250 585 1595
F:  250 585 1599

Charlotte Salomon, BA JD 20 years experience as a wills & estates lawyer with office  in Victoria BC - CLICK FOR PROFILE

Charlotte Salomon, BA JD, Victoria, BC Wills & Estates Lawyer, interviewed by The Canadian Press for some background information on article.

"Paternity test of Gang Yuan, murdered millionaire, could mean millions for baby:  DNA testing ordered on remains of man whose body was found chopped into over 100 pieces" Article By Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press - Posted: Jul 28, 2015 6:45 AM PT
[click on link below to read article on line]

Photo of Sabrina Yeudall, Nanaimo family & employment law lawyer

Family & Employment Law

office in Nanaimo, BC, moved May 2015, see her new web site at for details.

Sandra Banister, QC, photo in front of Marine Building on Burrard St. downtwon  Vancouver where her office is located for  over 30 years experience as a personal injury lawyer Click for more info.

Sandra Banister, Q.C.

Has over 30 years of experience:

·  Personal Injury / ICBC injury claims compensation disputes

·  Employment Law / Wrongful Dismissal cases

#670 - 355 Burrard St. (The Marine Building)
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 2G8
Phone: 604-662-7276
Phone Toll Free:

Web site:

Sarrah N. Goodman,  based in  downtown Victoria  /bc 0 offers  wide rabge of  Canada Immigration services, from appeals to business immigration applications

Sarah N. Goodman,
Bachelor in Business Administration, York Univ. Schulich School of Business
Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall, Toronto

· Article Hiring Foreign Workers - Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Introduction to factors for consideration published in

Sarah N.Goodman,
Barrister & Solicitor
Canada Immigration Legal Services
Victoria, BC  Canada
Tel:  tba
Web:  tba

Alexandra Wong LLB, LLM, MBA

OFFICE MOVING Sept. 2014 to
Peninsula Business Centre
15388 - 24th Avenue,
Surrey BC.

Denelle Lambert, Nanaimo family / employment / environmental law practice on Commercial St. downtown - accepts Legal Aid cases

Denelle Lambert Law Office in downtown Nanaimo, BC will take Legal Aid cases in family and child protection cases. Offers services also in employment law, CPP pension appeals etc. click for more info.

Rose Keith, JD articles for smartphone readers - on:
* ... The Personal Injury Client: Preparing the client with an understanding of what they need for their trial (an article for lawyers to consider)
* SURVIVORS GUIDE TO ICBC:  Understanding the basic procedures, rights and obligations when dealing with ICBC ICBC-basics ...

March 2014
Harvey Meller,  LLB business and entertainment lawyer  now  on West Broadway, in association with Kerr Redekop Leinburd Boswell, in Vancouver, BC

Harvey Meller, B.Sc. LLB, business and entertainment law lawyer offices now on West Broadway, in Vancouver CLICK FOR MORE INFO.

Nov. 2013
Elliot Holden  joins Z. Philip Wiseman law corp a Vancouver firm focuses on ICBC injury claims disputes with many years expedrience working with translators and staff for clients speaking Chinese Cantonese/Mandarin

Elliot S. Holden, B.A., LL.B., joins Z. Philip Wiseman law corp,

Philip Wiseman, Chinese text ad, originally published in Sing Tao daily newspaper

Jonathan Hanvelt, MA LLB, with Banister & company, in downtown Vancouver - joins see his profile at Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law directory

Sept. 2013

Article by Rose Keith, employment lawyer on "Employers: Reasons to Call Your Employment Lawyer Before You Think You Need Them "

Updated July 2013

Gary McComb, LLB and Jeffey Whitten, LLB - "East" Vancouver law firm listed on Vancovuer personal injury lawyers directory

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Updates June 2013

Sandra Banister, QC new website profile at

"Introduction to Probate in BC" - article revised 2013.06.12

Anticipated changes to Wills and Estates Law - in 2014

brief overview of some anticipated changes in the new WILLS, ESTATES & SUCCESSION ACT to come into effect in 2014.

by Jill Chapin, BA LLB
go to lawyers-bc.ocom/family/articles/affidavits-for-family-law-cases.htm Vancouver BC

Updates February 2013

2013.02 website updates at Rose Keith, downtown Vancouver lawyer for traumatic personal injuries, ICBC accident claims: brain injury, spinal injuries ...

Office Move
Dil Gosal, BA LLM JD
Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
Grandview Corners Offices
#250,  2411-160th Street
South Surrey, B.C.
Canada,  V3W 3A9
Phone:  604.719.1360
Announcements - News January 2013
January 2013 - Office Move

Lemer & Company
540 - 220 Cambie St.
Vancouver, BC
Phone:  604.642.6363

Christian Höy, joins Business Incoporations area at with his solicitors practice as part of McConnan Bion O'Connor and Peterson law corporation in downtown Victoria

Lowe & Company - Immigration Seminars in Singapore on January 5, 2013 Posted December 13th, 2012

Canada needs skilled workers!  And they are introducing new regulations to allow Tradesmen, Professionals and others to immigrate with their families, and even get fast tracked. Some of these programs include:

The Skilled Worker Program, based upon a point system; A Skilled Trades Program, requiring 2 years experience, English or French language, and either eligibility for Trade Certification or a job offer; The Canadian Experience Class, if you have worked in Canada for 1 year in the past 3 years; or The Provincial Nominee Program, which will allow you to obtain a work permit and immigration, with a Job Offer.

Canada also needs Business Immigrants!  While the passive Investor Immigrant program is not accepting new applications, there are several options for businesspeople who wish to come to Canada to start or purchase a business.

Come to our free seminars on Canadian immigration delivered by our immigration lawyer, Robert Leong, and hear him speak about some of these changes and your options to immigrate to Canada.

Venue: Napier Room 502, RELC International Hotel, 30 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258352 (near to Shangri-la Hotel)

Date: Saturday, 5 January 2013

Time: 9:15am to 10:15am (Skilled Worker Immigration)

11:00am to 12:00pm (Business Immigration)

As seats are limited, please register for the event by sending us an email at with your name and preferred session(s

Kim Davis, lawyer originally from South Africa, joings Victoria BC firm Kim Davis, LLB LLM joins McConnan Bion O'Connor Peterson in downtown, Victoria, BC providing general solicitor services: real state, wills & estates and samll business & employment law

Honorable F. Allen MelvinF. Allen Melvin (Hon) joins Victoria law firm of McConnan Bion O'Connor Peterson Law Corp. personal injury litigation services team in January 2012.

Happy New Year of the Dragon!  2012

  • Bruce Lemer, Vancouver Personal Injury / Class Actions / Medical Malpractice / Professional Negligence lawyer launches new website
Screen photo of new website launched 2012..02.15 - CLICK TO WEBSITE
  • Geoffrey D. Simair, Victoria Criminal Defense Lawyer moves his offcie to hstoric downtwn Bastion Square, in Novmember 2011
    Geofrey D. Simair Law Corporation 204 - 26 Bastion Square
    Victoria, BC
    V8W 1H9 email:
  • Jennifer Lee, Intellectual Property: TradeMarks & Patents lawyer sets up own practice near Gas Town, in downtown Vancouver. see her web siteat - December 2011 update.
    Pacific Intellectual Property Group
    200 - 375 Water Street Vancouver, BC
  • Thompson Cooper ( aka ), Intellectual Property: Patents & Trademarks lawyers in Victoria, closes its Vancouver branch offices, December 2011 update
  • McConnan Bion O'Connor Peterson Law Corp. in downtown Victoria, increases its family law services with fluently bilingual (English & Spanish) family lawyer BEATRIZ CONTRERAS, LLB LLM in 2011 see
  • Michelle E. Guy, Family lawyer, moves her practice from Victoria to New Westminster, December 2011 update
    Quay Law Centre
    Suite #300 - First Capital Pl.
    960 Quayside Drive
    New Westminster, BC
    V3M 6G2
    Phone: 604 527-1161
Z. Philip Wiseman, Vancouver Personal Injury / ICBC claims disputes lawyer

Z. Philip Wiseman, Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer, updates profile

Lowe and Company, barristers & solicitors

Wills lawyers:  Jeffrey Lowe, Robert Leong and Liticia Siu, fluent in English, Cantonese & Mandarin

Present a seminar:  Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Representation Agreements at Westwood Community Church, in Coquitlum, BC - Nov. 22, 2011.  Lawyers making presentation included Jeffrey S. Lowe, Robert Leong and Leticia Siu. 

#900 - 777 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC

For more information about their services go to

Fred C. Lowther Family Law has moved as of 1 September, 2011

our new address is: 1030 Howe Street
Vancouver BC V6Z 1P5
telephone is:  604-682-6333

2011 June updates

ANNA PERRY'S office location is changing EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011

The new offices of Anna Perry will be
#420 - 1367 West Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V6H 4A7
[ @ Hemlock Street east of Granville}
Telephone:  604-734-7911

As of July 1, 2011, Mark G. Perry Law Corporation will be doing business as:
Located at:
#420 - 1367 West Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V6H 4A7
( @ Hemlock Street east of Granville ) Telephone:  604-734-7911

2010 October updates

  • Jenifer Chilcott, technology and commercial law practice is an associate with Farris' Victoria office Jenifer Chilcott, LLB LLM, Technology Law and Commercial Law, now with FARRIS downtown Victoria Office
    Suite 1100 - 1175 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC
    Canada,  V8W 2E1
    Phone:  250.405.1987
  • Naomi McKay, BA LLB, Family Law, moved to new office in Bastion Square, Victoria. Victoria

2010 July 01, updates

  • Jeffrey Lowe announces launch of totally updated, redesigned and bigger Canada Immigration Law services website

  • Gregg Rafter, notes that he is part of Boughton's AVIATION LAW and is very experienced in the CONSTRUCTION LAW / LEAKY CONDO CASES practice groups
  • Rose Keith reminds us that she is taking Medical Malpractice / Professional Negligences Cases see her contact info
  • Geof Simair, Criminal Defense lawyer in Victoria BC, joins listings serving clients in the Victoria Capital Region District (CRD) as well as clients in Duncan and Nanaimo, further up on Vancouver Island..
  • Gordon Zenk notes that the firm of is about to offer more services to clients in the Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam aka Tri Cities Area, as the firm expands its coverage area.

2010 Feb. updates

Graphic ad :  en Route to Canada - Buiness Immigrants to Canada - services from Jeffrey Lowe of -- CLICK TO WEBSITE

Business Class Immigrant Services from

2009 Oct. updates

Citizenship Immigration Canada Info for 2010  Winter Olympic's Visitors & Travellers - CLICK TO ARTICLE  by Bruce Harwood, immigration lawyer

2009 Sept. updates


Mark G. Perry Law Corporation - in association with Kerr Redekopp Leinburd and Boswell
#300 - 5687 Yew St. (at 41st Ave. W.) Vancouver, B.C. V6M 3Y2
Telephone: 604-568-8785;
Facsimile: 604-568-8545;
PREFERRED PRACTICE: Family law: negotiation of prenuptial, cohabitation and separation agreements (price is approx. $2,500 plus taxes, depending on level of complexity and co-operation) with utmost attention to detail, including high net worth family and corporate assets. Specializing in negotiated resolutions to separation and divorce. Including issues re: same-sex couples; foreign marriages; and common law relationships.

2009 June updates

Background of Market Square building which Portia Tang has an office on the 3rd floor - wheelchair accessible

Portia Tang, LLB , opens new office in Market Square in the "OLD TOWN" area of Victoria she continues to develop her solicitors practice and is seen as a new legal resource to the growing Mandarin speaking population who have immigrated and are immigrating to Victoria from the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.

2009-May updates

  • Bailey McLean, has moved to adjoining Office Tower:
    900 - 4720 Kingsway
    Metrotower II
    Burnaby, BC
    V5H 4N2
    Tel:  604-437-6611   Fax:  604-437-3065

2009.04 updates

  • Baily McLean, business & civil litigations lawyers in Burnaby's Metrotown Tower 1 - moving to adjoining Tower II , in early May, 2009. See the profile of this 30+ year law firm based in the heart of the Metrotown area
  • Jennifer Lee, LLB Registered Trademarks Agent & Registered Patents Agent is primary lawer in Vancouver offices of Thompson Cooper LLP, go to Trademark area for more info about Ms. Lee and former members of Barrigar Intellectual Property Team
  • Bruce Redekop, announces updates to his profile on with particular note on his website
  • Sorel Leinburd, Vancouver business development, technology and intellectual property lawyer notes updates to his profile

Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Chapter - Public Announcement

Vancouver Law Day


Vancouver, BC - Law Day 2009 will provide the public with the opportunity to learn about the law, the legal profession and the legal institutions that form the cornerstones of our Canadian democracy.

On Saturday, April 25th from 10AM to 3PM all residents of the Greater Vancouver area are invited to come down to the Central Vancouver Public Library, located at 350 West Georgia Street (between Homer, Hamilton and Robson Streets).

At Law Day, the public can learn what the justice system is doing to keep us safe on the streets and in our homes while upholding the rights of all Canadians under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

see the schedule of events - click to pdf document here!

The Law Day activities will include a public forum featuring CBC broadcaster Ian Hanomansing as the moderator and a panel consisting of:

  • The Honourable Chief Justice Brenner, Supreme Court of British Columbia
  • The Honourable Chief Judge Stansfield, Provincial Court of British Columbia
  • Superintendent Warren Lemcke, Vancouver Police Department
  • Assistant Commissioner Peter German, RCMP
  • Peter McKnight, Columnist, The Vancouver Sun

The panel will not only provide open and frank presentations, but they will also answer the questions put to them by the members of the public in attendance.

The Law Day Open House will also include informative displays from a variety of legal organizations, free law classes courtesy of the People's Law School, and a Citizenship Ceremony presided over by Chief Justice Finch.

On Law Day, the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch will also hold its province-wide "Dial-A-Lawyer" as part of Law Week. Lower Mainland residents are invited to call 604.687.3221 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to speak with a lawyer for up to 15 minutes at no cost.

  • Edward Bowes, LLB LLM personal injury & family law practice has moved to:  Suite 302 -- 543 Granville St.
    Vancouver, B.C. V6C 1X8   Phone:  604-817-5323
  • Dellis Rand, BA MLS LLB wills, estates and estate management lawyer has moved her offices from Richmond to Delta see new location information update 2007.02.23
  • Vancouver Real Estate Law Services in Spanish and Tagalog Languages from Vincente V. ASUNCION, called to both BC Bar and Philippine Bar
  • Wills and Estate Litigation Services Victoria BC lawyers directory - profiles include services from Michael Mark, estate litigation lawyer, with McConnan Bion O'Connor & Peterson Law Corporation in downtown Victoria
    "BC court approves suit against Merrill Lynch Canada 2006-12-28 19:20:00 VANCOUVER (CP) - A B.C. Supreme Court judge has approved a class action lawsuit against Merrill Lynch Canada over claims the investment house made secret profits on foreign currency exchange rates charged for securities transactions.

    Investor Russell Cooper alleges Merrill Lynch did not disclose to its clients in the 1990s that it was charging a spread of as much as 2.5 per cent trades involving mostly U.S.-denominated foreign securities destined for Canadian-dollar accounts."
    [cited from, references also in]
    contact Bruce Lemer, plaintiffs' counsel, for more information at
  • Caroline Bergeron, BCL, LLB, LLM, obtains Professional Specialization Certificate in International Intellectual Property Law, from the University of Victoria in 2006, one of 5 lawyers in BC who have completed this program, to date.
    "An International and Comparative IP Law Program for Lawyers and Policy Makers St. Peter's College, Oxford University, This program, focusing on international and comparative intellectual property (IP) law, is a unique collaborative initiative among three partnering institutions in Canada [UVIC], the United Kingdom, and the United States [Illinois].  It integrates international academic coverage with a symposium presented by leading IP law firms."
  • Rose Keith, is President of Trial Lawyers Association of BC for 2007 - visit her web site at if you're looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer or need assistance with a Wrongful Dismissal Situation
  • Victoria Directory of Business-Corporate Lawyers B.C.
  • Canada Immigration Lawyers Services in Victoria
  • Updates on Medical Malpractice / Professional Negligence Lawyers in Vancouver / Victoria lawyers directory

  • VANCOUVER BAR ASSOCIATION NOTICE MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME:  "Just a reminder that VBA memberships are now due. The 2006-2007 renewal form is available for download on the VBA Website at:"
    Please return this form and your cheque, payable to the "Vancouver Bar Association", in the amount of $20.00 to:
    The Vancouver Bar Association
    300-1275 West 6th Ave,
    Vancouver B.C., V6H 1A6
    Also please note: The email address for the VBA business office has changed to
  • Edward Bowes, brings over 30 years of experience to his Personal Injury and Family Law clientsPersonal Injury Lawyer, Edward E. Bowes, LLB, LLM services clients from 777 Hornby St., Downtown Vancouver Office
    Bowes was an Assistant Professor of Law, at UBC in the early 1970s and received his LL.M. from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London, UK.
  • Robert Hutchison, retired judge of BC Supreme Court, available for artitration / mediation / Alternative Dispute Resolution Cases throughout BC - CLICK FOR MORE INFO BC Arbitrattion & Mediation Services from Robert B. Hutchison, LLB, retired BC Supreme Court Justice, available as mediator or arbitrator for committed clients throughout BC see web profile on
  • Vancouver Criminal Defense Lawyers update 2005.08.18: Thomas Doust, LL.B., Howe St. -|- Jonathan J. Israels, LLB nb Legal Aid Accepted
  • Greater Victoria Criminal Defense Lawyers directory updates 2006-08
  • Tyler Hatch, BA. LL.B. (Manitoba) joins Campbell Learn Zenk in June 2006 - with practice focusing on personal injury (plaintiffs & defence) and creditor law (e.g. builder liens) serving Greater Vancouver - Phone Toll Free:  1.888.638.2388
  • Naomi McKay, BA, LLB, announces - effective July 17, 2006 she will move to new offices with McMinn & Company, Victoria BC, barristers & solicitors where she continues her practice in family law, wills & estates and real estate [Lawyers-BC complimentary news update 2006.07.11]
  • Caroline Bergeron BCL, LLB, LLM - Victoria Intellectual Property | Technology Law | Corporate Commercial Lawyer becomes member of 2006.06.22
  • Misty Hillard LLB - Victoria Personal Injury / Family Law Services lawyer becomes member of 2006.06.22
  • James S. Hutchison, Victoria, BC lawyer with practice concentrated in corporate commercial law, finance and intellectual property, joins members 2006.06.18
  • Barri A. Marlatt, Victoria BC lawyer with practice in personal injury law, with a particular interest in brain injury litigation, joins members services 2006.06.18
  • Bridget Jacob, downtown Vancouver - Personal Injury Lawyer with 20 years experience - joins directory listings 2006.06.12
  • Norman Q. Chow, downtown Vancouver lawyer for real estate legal services - address change (fr. Hastings to Georgia) update 2006.06.02


To honour recent appointments to and retirements from the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court of British Columbia.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Time: Reception - 12:15 p.m., Lunch - 12:45 p.m.

Place: Pacific Ballroom, Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

Price: $45, payable to Vancouver Bar Association ( Includes GST - GST Registration No. RI-272-78000 )

To order tickets, please see the full advertisement on the VBA Website:

  • Excerpts from Spanish masters thesis of Caroline Bergeron published on IP Law section of
  • Caroline Bergeron, B.C.L., LL.B., LL.M. Victoria Intellectual Property, Technology, Corporate-Commercial Lawyer, fluent in Spanish, English and French   profiled in 2005.05.19
  • Lorenzo G. Oss-Check BSC LLB, Victoria Intellectual Property / Information Technology and Personal Injury Lawyer joins beta-tests listings 2006.05.14
  • Jeffrey S. Lowe, Vancouver Business Immigration Lawyer to speak at Canadian Institute Conference on
    Employing Foreign Workers -- Filling the Skills Shortage in the West
    Monday, September 18, 2006 to Tuesday, September 19, 2006
    Hyatt Regency , Calgary, AB, Canada

    Jeffrey announces new web site: "The mission of Canada Trade Jobs is twofold: To help Canadian companies recruit, qualify, and hire foreign tradesmen; and To help foreign tradesmen to work in Canada by assessing their skills, finding jobs for them, obtaining work permits for them, and assisting them to settle in Canada."

  • Paul G. Scambler, QC well known Victoria lawyer, joins our Wills and Estate Lawyers listings and also Victoria Real Property / Real Estate Services Directory (2006.04.28)
  • Thomas (Tom) B. Doust with his downtown Vancouver criminal law practice joins the Criminal Law - Preferred Area of Practice Directory (update 2006.04.25)
  • Colin K. Campbell with 33 years of civil litigation: corporate-commercial / creditor-debtor legal services, joins directory (update 2006.01.25)
  • Gordon Zenk offers Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law services, joins directory (update 2006.01.25)
  • French-English Language Immigration Services offered by Pauline Anthoine, LLB with preferred area of practice in Canada Immigration Law, with Campbell Learn Zenk in Burnaby (update 2006.01.13)
  • Romanian Language Services offered by Vancouver Canada Immigration Services lawyer see article by Catalin Constantin Mitelut, barrister and Solicitor "Sponsorare de Parinti si Bunici Pentru Imigrare in Canada" Mitelut & Company, Law Firm Suite 926 - 470 Granville St. Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5 at ref-canada-immigration/sponsoring-parents-etal/sponsoring-parents-romanian-translation0511.html (update 2005.11)

    Look for the VBA membership renewal in the next edition of The Advocate.
    You can also download the 2005/06 renewal form from the VBA Website:
  • Criminal Defence Lawyer, Dil Gosal, JD, LLM - writes article The Purpose and Origin of the Grand Jury in the USA for a useful backgrounder for Canadian's wanting to compare the US Jury system and Canada's Criminal Courts.
  • 8 Aug 2005 Subject:  Please update links to LSS
    The Legal Services Society has updated its website back end to a content management system. As a result, all our page names now have the ".htm" suffix instead of the ".asp" suffix. For example, is now
  • Jeffrey Lowe annouces major update and new information pages about Canada Immigration on website at 2005.08.10
  • Canada's Criminal Law and The Jury System Article by Dilraj S. Gosal, BA, LL.M, JD published 2005.08.02 at articles explaining the law. The article covers - | Sources of Canada's Criminal Law | Category of Criminal Offences | Levels of Court | Jury System |
  • Alexandra C. Wong, LLB, LLM, MBA International/Cross-Border Business & Technology Lawyer has new offices in Richmond, BC Global Business Lawyers Directory She also continues her New York city law office associate practice in business law.
  • Catherine Morris, LL.B., LL.M. Victoria based conflict resolution, ADR practioner, participates in "beta testing" services in Victoria lawyers ADR section of Directory
  • Michael R. Mark, Victoria civil litigation lawyer now profiled on new Victoria area Lawyers-BC directory
  • Mr. Sandy Kovacs, plaintiff's counsel, Grant Kovacs Norell, on proposed class action on loss of sperm donations / sperm-bank-failure by UBC Fertility Endocrine Clinic, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infterility, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver Hospital & Health Sciences Centre. [update 2005.06}
  • Arthur Grant, plaintiff's counsel, Grant Kovacs Norell, Halvorson V Medical Services Commision of BC [Emergency Room Physicians v MSP]
  • Criminal lawyer - Dil Gosal joins in 2005 as a participating member of our directory services.
    His lawyer's profile can be seen at members profile.
    Dil is a lawyer & counselor-at-law / attorney for BC Canada and Washington State USA Courts
    A legal resource for those cross-border car accident / DUI / personal injury legal cases with both JD (Juris Doctor) and a LL.M. (Master of Laws in Criminal Litigation) degrees from Washington and New York Universities.  Dil is fluent in English and Punjabi
  • John Weller, Pacific Polygraph Services - has MOVED
    New address:
    John I. R. Weller
    certified since 1973 (lie detection / truth verification court-expert services)
    #95 - 1687 West Broadway
    just west of Burrard/Pine and Broadway
    Vancouver, BC  V6J 1X2  Canada
    Telephone:  604 669-5945
    email: tbc
    see advertisement in Vancouver Criminal Lawyers Directory
  • Gordon Zenk & Colin Campbell of Campbell Learn Zenk, full service law firm reminds people of their services to Surrey residents from their central offices in Burnaby. Surrey Directory [June 2005]
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers & Attorney at Law, Dil Gosal joins see more about this Surrey based lawyer who has training in BC, Washington State and New York State.  Dil represents clients in BC and is licensed to practice in Washington State. An ideal lawyer in dealing with cross border legal matters. [May 03, 2005]
  • Proposed Certification sought for Class Action lawsuit over cell phone charges against Telus Mobility / Communications by Vancouver lawyer Bruce Lemer, March 09, 2005
  • Lowe & Company offers increased immigration and other services as 3 members of paralegal staff become licended members of the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants, in addition they now provide more services in helping clients establish their businesses, resolve disputes and handle their estates.
  • Wills & Estate Lawyers
    Dellis Rand, Richmond law practice, restricted to Wills & Estate law
  • Wrongful Dismissal & Personal Injury Lawyers Toll Free Phone Numbers
    Sandra Banister, Vancouver Offices   1-877-662-7276.
  • Personal Injury Lawyers Toll Free Phone Number
    Rose Keith, Vancouver Lawyer   1-888-651-6638
    see her profile
  • Canada Immigration Lawyers Lowe & Company, Vancouver offices moved to ninth floor (same building) - now at Suite 900 - 777 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC.
    to to profile of Jeffrey Lowe
    see also for this immigration law firm's Canadian services
  • Vancouver Criminal Defense - Preferred Area of Practice - Directory being updated Aug. 20, 2004 - go to lawyers listings
  • Vancouver's Pacific Polygraph Services Ltd. becomes an page-sponsor for BC Criminal Lawyers section
  • Vancouver Family Law Practice Directory being updated Aug. 2004 - go to lawyers listings
  • Labor lawyer Sandra Banister, added as additional Vancouver resource in Wrongful dismissal lawyers section
  • Vernon, BC area lawyers listings (2004 updates) Vernon area Lawyers practising: personal injury | criminal law | employment & labour law | family law & mediation | general civil litigation |
  • Rose Keith, Vancouver Personal Injury and Employment Law, lawyer profiled in downtown lawyers   2004 beta
  • Rose Keith has articles for lay readers featured in
    Personal injury and ICBC claims
    B.C. Employment Law & Wrongful Dismissal
  • Bruce Lemer, Vancouver Class Action, Products Liability, Professional Negligence, lawyer profiled in 2003 downtown lawyers   beta
  • Canada Immigration   Sept.18, 2003 Canada's Immigration Minister makes announcement regarding 100,000 backlog of immigration applications - Reducing Point Total requirements - impact on SKILLED WORKERS CATEGORY
  • see also  Independent Skilled Worker Immigration
  • Remember John Travolta in "A Civil Action"? Find out about "Class Actions" in B.C..

  • Learn about the process of suing someone in B.C. in our new "Civil Litigation" section.

  • What do you do when you've been charged with an offence? Find out at our new "Criminal Law" section.

  • While it's said that "A good name is better than great riches", a good trademark can yield great riches as well. Find out more under "Trademarks".

  • Being persecuted in your homeland for religious, political or ethnic reasons may be grounds for a refugee claim. Find out more in our "Refugee Law" section.

  • Considering a condominium? Learn the aspects of buying a condo in our new "Buying or Selling a Condominium" section.

  • Find that perfect location for your cappuccino bar? Look before you lease at our new "Commercial Leases" area.

  • Think that your doctor has mistreated you? Find out about "Medical Malpractice".

  • An off-colour joke, a bigoted supervisor, a biased pay scale. These could all lead to discrimination complaints under B.C.'s Human Rights Code. See our "Human Rights in the Workplace" section.

  • How much is a good idea worth? Our "Franchise Law" section offers some tips about buying the right to use a company's business systems and brand name.

  • Whether you're an employer or an employee, learn about the rules for your workplace under the Employment Standards Act.

  • Learn more about divorce, maintenance, and dividing property in our "Family Law" section. Solid information during turbulent times.

  • Deciding to start a business with a friend? Our new "Partners and Shareholders" area will give you some tips on spelling out your promises.

  • For the workplace: the law of wrongful dismissal. We even have an article on wrongful resignation.

  • We've just launched "Buying or Selling a Business" to guide you through the perils of doing just that.

  • Meet Rich Robinson, a wills and estates lawyer who also handles personal injury cases. And we welcome Philip Wiseman, a personal injury lawyer. They're in good company here with immigration lawyers Andrew Wlodyka and Jeffrey S. Lowe.

  • Find out what to do if you're in a motor vehicle accident. See our Personal Injury - ICBC section.

  • Other recent areas added include Incorporations and Probate and Estates.

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