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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I had the pleasure of meeting with Myrna McCallum the recently appointed Director of Investigations at UBC. Myrna is Cree-Métis from northern Saskatchewan. She was a single mom of young children during her time at law school. Racism, exclusion and the over-representation of Indigenous peoples...

Associate Professor Cristie Ford joined the Faculty at the Allard School of Law in 2005, where she is currently the Director of the Centre for Business Law. Professor Ford holds a BA from the University of Alberta, a JD from the University of Victoria, and LLM and JSD degrees from Columbia...

Lisa Kerr graduated from UBC in 2005. She is currently completing her doctorate at New York University and is planning to become a law professor. We caught up with Lisa in May 2014 to learn more about her, her research, and her time as a law student at UBC.

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Holman Wang graduated from UBC in 2005. After working in the legal profession for seven years, he left to pursue his true passion: creating children's books. He and his brother are artists who help visualize literary classics with needle-felt figures. The classics are reduced to 12-words so...

When Steven Brandner practised law in downtown Vancouver, focused on commercial leasing, his clients were mostly lawyers, mid- level managers and organizations. With some, he could send a quick memo to them or their lawyer, get a response, and a deal was sealed ... 

"From the time I was young, I remember just knowing that I was going to be a lawyer. Well, after I gave up the dream of being an astronaut." While class of 2005 graduate Kristy Sim might not be going up in space anytime soon, she certainly has plans to go far in her career in international...

Earlier this year, Rahim Moloo (LL.B. ’05) was working as an associate at international law firm White & Case in Washington, DC. Today, the Calgary-born lawyer works as general counsel for the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked, entirely...

Agnes Huang, an activist and journalist who has devoted her career to date to championing the causes of women refugees and women of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, served as lay counsel for a number of refugee women before deciding she needed an insider’s perspective on the system she was trying...

“I think of myself as being a left-leaning feminist of Aboriginal heritage,” says Amber Prince. “My philosophies are in line with Atira’s and my outlook informs all of my work with women.” Although she was not aware that this type of work existed when she was a law student, she grew into it...

For many, the thought of going to court over a small claims dispute can be an overwhelming prospect. Peter A. Allard School of Law alumna Shannon Salter is hoping to make the task a little easier as the chair of the newly-created BC Civil Resolution Tribunal.

When it opens later this...

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