Profiles

Search by Deans, Faculty Members, Alumni or by Year to learn more about individuals who have made significant contributions to British Columbia’s legal history as well as those who practiced in the province but were educated elsewhere.


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Christopher Hiebert had heard of the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic, a program offered by the Allard School of Law at UBC, long before he became a law student. He lived in a single-room occupancy hotel in Gastown, a block from the clinic’s front door.

He was intrigued. “The clinic...

Michael (Mike) McDonald, QC (LLB 1988), is a partner at Clark Wilson and Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Business Group. He originates from a small Aboriginal community in northern Manitoba. His parents instilled in him the values of dedication and humility such that his success is measured by the...

From her first year of law school, Carly Stanhope has shown a commitment to addressing issues around access to justice through countless hours of volunteering and taking on numerous roles both within and outside the Allard School of Law.

Earlier this month [April 2018], Carly’s...

“I have very high hopes for my generation. As millennials, we are fortunate to have been born into a world where many of the legal battles re: discrimination, racism, sexism etc. have already been fought and won, and so treating people equally and caring about human rights is second nature to...

“Each person has a different perspective that is so incredibly valuable and I am so grateful for the friends I have made.”

Lisa Guidi participated in the Allard Law History Project Student Survey in 2016. The Project intends to track Ms. Guidi's career and build upon this historical...

“Whatever I end up doing, I know that I’m privileged to have had the opportunity to go to law school, so I feel an obligation to develop my strengths to their fullest potential in order to better help others.”
Robert Mason participated in the Allard Law History Project Student Survey in...

Rumana Monzur has completed law school with much more than a JD degree. After surviving a brutal attack in her native Bangladesh which left her blind for life, her decision to go to law school while learning to live without sight was itself a study in patience - with a steep learning curve. But...

Erez Aloni joined the faculty at the Allard School of Law in 2017. His primary research interests lie in the legal regulation of adult relationships and complex family structures. Aloni’s work stages the family as an institution affected by a broad range of laws, norms, and economic structures...

Tremblay’s research to this point has explored how the family has been regulated in Quebec, where blood ties and formalities are of great cultural importance – creating, perhaps, a narrow understanding of the range of meaningful relationships constituting the family.

“My research is...

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