Get to know some happy lawyers and learn about their not-so-average law practices.
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.
Laurel Family Law
Sep 1, 2022
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
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.
Forte Workplace Law
Surrey, BC Employment Law
Aug 18, 2022
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
Aug 16, 2022
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.
The Honourable Justice Bonnie L. Bokenfohr
The Honourable Justice
Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
Aug 11, 2022
Entering law school can feel like stepping into a strange new world, but for the Honourable Justice Bonnie L. Bokenfohr, the first year of law school at the University of Alberta was the first time she felt she had “found [her] language.”