JML is very proud to announce that Bill Veenstra has been appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General of British Columbia. The QC designation is conferred each year on members of the legal profession who have a superb record of achievement and commitment to our province’s legal system. Please join us in congratulating Bill on this well-deserved appointment!
JML is also pleased to announce that John Logan has been included in the 2018 LEXPERT/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
In September 2017, Dinyar Marzban QC, Scott Booth and Jane Reid were named Leading Family and Divorce Lawyers – British Columbia 2017 by Doyles, which researches and publishes the results of peer based surveys of the best firms and lawyers from around the globe.
JML is very pleased and proud to announce that John Logan has been appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Attorney General of British Columbia. This honour recognizes John’s skills as counsel as well as his many contributions to legal education and social service. Learn more about the honorary title of Queen’s Counsel.
Kimberley Santerre will be the co-chair of the Family Law (Vancouver) subsection of the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch for the 2018-2019 term.
JML Family lawyers Dinyar Marzban Q.C., Scott Booth, Jane Reid, Kelsey Beazer and Samantha Simpson were all presenters at the Federation of Law Societies National Family Law Program. The Program was held July 9-12, 2018 in Vancouver, B.C. and was attended by approximately 575 lawyers, judges, and academics from across Canada. Dinyar, Kelsey and Samantha presented a paper regarding courts’ treatment of parental alienation in cases across Canada. Jane and Scott presented a paper on spousal support reviews in Canada.
Scott Booth and Kimberley Santerre’s paper on property under the BC Family Law Act has been published in the Canadian Family Law Quarterly, volume 36.3. The CFLQ is a leading family law publication in Canada.
Dinyar Marzban has been re-appointed to the Legal Services Society Board of Directors by the Law Society of B.C. for a further 3 year term.