Jan Lindsay, QC

Class of 1979-1980

Jan Lindsay, Q.C., the new president of the Law Society of British Columbia, is smart, warm and genuine. Jan has risen to her position as president as a result of hard work, determination and a bucketload of talent. The profession will be well served by her leadership. Jan has lived her entire life in the Lower Mainland. She was born at the Vancouver Grace Hospital on January 20, 1955, the first-born child of Abie and Carol Klassen. As the eldest offspring and only daughter, Jan was expected to set a good example for her younger brothers, Stan, Lory and Glen. For the most part, Jan lived up to her parents' expectations while managing to hold her own in a household full of boys...

For more, read Profile of Jan Lindsay from The Advocate, 72 (2014).