Dinyar Marzban’s practice focuses on family law, civil litigation and mediation. He is engaged in all aspects of family law, including acting as a mediator, and has extensive experience in matrimonial disputes involving complex financial issues.

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Education and Bar Admission

  • BA: University of British Columbia, 1975
  • LL.B.: Dalhousie University, 1981
  • Called to the Bar: British Columbia, 1982; Nova Scotia, 1985

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of British Columbia, member and certified Family Law Mediator
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, Certified Family Law Mediator (BC) (2004)
  • Legal Services Society, director
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (Provincial Committee Chair 2011-2012)
  • Former Chair, Vancouver Family Law Subsection, Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Ad Hoc Bencher, 1991-1993; Member, Committee on Relations with the Judiciary
  • Nova Scotia Barristers Society
  • Fellow of the International Society of Barristers

Publications

  • Family Law Sourcebook for BC – Editorial Board 1990-2010
  • Successful Settlement Strategies in Family Law – Course Presenter Jun 10 2004
  • Restructuring Justice – Course Presenter Jun 9 2005
  • 6th Biennial Family Law Conference – Course Presenter Jul 8 2005
  • Family Law Boot Camp – Course Chair Oct 28 2005
  • Family Law Basics – Course Materials Author Oct 27 2005
  • Family Law Basics II – Course Materials Author Oct 20 2006
  • Family Law Boot Camp Level II – Course Chair Oct 20 2006
  • Family Law Boot Camp Level 1 – Course Presenter Mar 7 2008
  • 7th Biennial Family Law Conference – Course Presenter Jul 7 2007
  • 8th Biennial Family Law Conference – Course Presenter Jul 10 2009
  • Claims Under the B.C. Family Relations Act Relating to Trusts and Marriage Agreements - Co-author Jun 16, 2009
  • Imputing Income under s.18 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines – Co-author of paper and presenter at National Judicial Institute February 2012
  • Lump Sum Spousal Support – Co-author of paper and presenter at Federation of Law Societies Family Law Program July 2012.