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.
Indigenous Law Research Unit
Victoria, BC Indigenous Law
Jul 19, 2022
When Jessica Asch was in law school, nothing like her current job even existed. Although at that time she could not have even imagined her current career as a possibility, working for the Indigenous Law Research Unit has been the most engaging and gratifying work that she has ever done.
First Nations In-House Counsel
Jun 16, 2022
Arlene Dodge’s passion for supporting Indigenous communities comes from a keen awareness of, and closeness to, the negative impacts that lack of representation manifests.
Lawyer, Saxophonist and Composer
Phil Dwyer Law
Qualicum Beach, BC Indigenous LawFamily LawElder LawWills and Estates
Mar 28, 2022
Although Phil spent the first 30 years of his career entrenched in music, he always had an interest in social justice and the law. From his junior high years in Qualicum Beach Phil spent hours captivated by Eddie Greenspan and George Jonas’ radio show The Scales of Justice which focused on Canada's infamous criminal cases and trials.
Vancouver, BC Corporate LawMergers and AcquisitionsReal Estate LawIndigenous LawFirm Founder
Jun 7, 2021
After leaving big law James grew a beard, dresses casually in the office, uses emojis in client emails if it feels right and asks clients how they are feeling about challenging issues.