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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Ian Balfour was a Paralympic athlete and the law school's Class Valedictorian in 2006, walking away with four scholarships.

An inductee of the Sports Hall of Fame in his hometown of Lethbridge, Alberta, he is also a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency and a Team VISA Mentor/Ambassador...

Professor Shigenori Matsui joined the Faculty at the Allard School of Law in 2006. Professor Matsui is currently the Director of Japanese Legal Studies and is the Acting Director of Korean Legal Studies. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Business Law. Beyond the Allard School of Law,...

Michelle Quigg is the Roster Coordinator for Access Pro Bono and an immigration lawyer whose most recent work has been with stateless clients. She is passionate about increasing access to justice, particularly as it relates to helping individuals who have fallen through the cracks of Canada’s...

Lisa Mackie is a Partner at Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP (“Alexander Holburn”), working as the leader for the firm’s Strata Property Practice Group. She also is a member of the firm’s Insurance and Real Estate practice groups, lending her expertise on real estate, residential tenancies...

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...

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