Charlotte Chamberlain

Charlotte Chamberlain

Counsel - Olthuis van Ert

Vancouver, BC
Litigation Environmental Law Indigenous Law International Law Human Rights Law Dec 7, 2022

Law was “sold” as a very linear career to Charlotte. She knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue this line of work but getting to where she is now was full of unexpected turns. Charlotte did not expect to be working in a boutique litigation firm.
Julian Forman

Julian Forman

Strategic Advisor and IP Lawyer - JD Patent & Trademark Ltd.

Vancouver, BC
Sep 20, 2022

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.
Clare Jennings

Clare Jennings

Crown Counsel - Crown Office Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Criminal Law Sep 13, 2022

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.
Ashley Syer

Ashley Syer

Lawyer, Chartered Mediator (C. Med), Registered Roster Mediator (RRM) - Syer Law

Vancouver, BC
Mediation Employment Law Civil Litigation Administrative Law Aug 25, 2022

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.
Bruce McIvor

Bruce McIvor

Lawyer and Historian - First Peoples Law LLP

Vancouver, BC
Apr 20, 2022

Empathy, humility, and collaboration are key to a successful law practice, according to Dr. Bruce McIvor. Without these characteristics, lawyers can overlook the needs of their clients and fail to best address their issues. Bruce's practice with First Peoples Law LLP embraces these values and many more to ensure his clients' needs are met and Indigenous Peoples' are supported in their ongoing struggle for respect and justice.
Stephanie Perlis

Stephanie Perlis

Conseillère, Gestion des contrats - Telus

Vancouver, BC
Contract drafting & negotiation Mar 23, 2022

Stephanie n'a pas toujours su qu'elle voulait devenir avocate. Avant d’entamer ses études en droit, elle a obtenu un diplôme de premier cycle en économie de l'Université McGill, puis elle a ensuite travaillé pendant deux ans dans le domaine des affaires internationales. Elle savait qu'elle voulait poursuivre ses études, mais elle voulait être stratégique dans son choix.

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