Get to know some happy lawyers and learn about their not-so-average law practices.
Strategic Advisor and IP Lawyer
JD Patent & Trademark Ltd.
Julian’s career deviated from tradition as soon as he decided to pursue law. Like his sibling and father, Julian was set to follow his family legacy of attending medical school. While he completed an undergrad in sciences and almost decided to pursue a graduate program doing scientific research in bio sciences, Julian drifted from the path set for him.
Crown Office Vancouver
Vancouver, BC Criminal Law
On the surface, Clare Jennings’ work as a Crown Counsel may seem average. What’s not average is the unique kind of training she's had for her work, and the fulfillment she finds in her equally unique life outside of work.
Laurel Family Law
As a people person, Lorna Yates loves working in family law and hearing her clients’ stories. Lorna did not go into family law naively. She knew, through family connections in the profession, that the life of a lawyer is full of goods, bads and uglies.
Vancouver, BC MediationEmployment LawCivil LitigationAdministrative Law
Imagine being so close to landing an amazing, career-path-changing job, only to be told you didn’t get it because you took time off while both your parents were terminally ill. Necessity ultimately drove Ashley to starting her own practice in 2014 and since then, she has become a woman who wears many hats.
Surrey, BC Employment Law
Employment lawyer, Parkinson’s disease, Chinese, dog dad, blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and karaoke amateur – the list of characteristics and identifiers goes on and on to describe Jim Wu. Despite all this, Jim emphasizes that just because he happens to fit under several labels, doesn’t mean they are all that define him.
HD Law Group
Calgary, AB Civil LitigationCriminal LawFamily LawCommercial LitigationPersonal Injury
Has anyone ever told you that you were not cut out to be a lawyer? Maybe that you didn’t fit the mold, or would be better suited for another career? Jason Demers has been told all of those things and more, but law is what he wanted to do, and he is no stranger to fighting for what he wants.