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.
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.
In September and November 2017, Jane Reid was a speaker at Pacific Business & Law Institute conferences. In September, she spoke at the Family Law in 2017: Doing Things Differently to Benefit Families conference. Jane spoke on excluded property issues and presented a paper authored by Scott Booth and Kimberley Santerre. In November, Jane spoke at the Tax and Succession Planning for the Family Business conference where she spoke on protecting family businesses in spousal relationships and presented a paper she authored on the topic.