Get to know some happy lawyers and learn about their not-so-average law practices.
Olthuis van Ert
Vancouver, BC LitigationEnvironmental LawIndigenous LawInternational LawHuman 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.
Strategic Advisor and IP Lawyer
JD Patent & Trademark Ltd.
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.
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.
Vancouver, BC MediationEmployment LawCivil LitigationAdministrative 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.
Lawyer and Historian
First Peoples Law LLP
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.
Conseillère, Gestion des contrats
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.