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Grace Choi has been appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia

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JML is pleased to announce that Grace Choi, a senior member of its family law practice group, has been appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia. We will miss Madam Justice Choi and wish her well in her new career.

Jane Reid is starting her third year as a member

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Jane Reid is starting her third year as a member of the editorial board of the BC Family Practice Manual.

New appointments

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Don Thompson has been appointed Chair of the British Columbia Law Institute Builders Lien Act Reform Project Committee and John Logan has been appointed a Member of the Committee.

Kimberley Santerre has joined the executive of the Family Law section of the Canadian Bar Association B.C. Branch

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Kimberley Santerre has joined the executive of the Family Law section of the Canadian Bar Association B.C. Branch, and will serve as the Assistant Secretary in the 2014-2015 year.

Kimberley Santerre Member at Large of Executive Board of CBA

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Kimberley Santerre has joined the 2013-2014 executive board of the Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers subsection (Vancouver) as a member at large. Before moving to Vancouver, Kimberley was involved with the Young Lawyers (Okanagan) and Civil Litigation subsections of the Canadian Bar Association.

Tyler Galbraith elected a director of VICA

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On November 14, 2013, Tyler Galbraith was elected a director of the Vancouver Island Construction Association.

Mike Demers elected as VRCA director

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

Mike Demers was recently elected for a third term as director and appointed Secretary Treasurer of the Vancouver Regional Construction Association, which is a members based professional association serving general contractors, trades, manufacturers and suppliers.

Jamie Wood Honoured

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

On December 4, 2012, Jamie Wood was honoured to attend the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan Education Seminar in Moosejaw as a faculty member.  She presented “Lifting the Corporate Veil: Income Determinations for Shareholders, Directors and Officers Under Section 18 of the Federal Child Support Guidelines”, a paper that was originally authored by her and Dinyar Marzban for a National Judicial Institute Conference held in Toronto in February 2012 and subsequently published in Volume 31.1 of Canadian Family Law Quarterly.

John Logan recognized as leading construction law practitioner

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

John Logan has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading practitioners in the field of construction law in the most recent edition of Who’s Who Legal.

Mike Demers named one of Canada’s best construction lawyers

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

Mike Demers is proud to once again be named one of Canada’s best construction lawyers by Best Lawyers International, which is described as representing “the most reliable, accurate, and useful as well as the most transparent guide to the best lawyers available anywhere.”

Dinyar Marzban appointed to Law Society’s Committee on Relations with the Judiciary

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

Dinyar Marzban has been appointed by the Law Society of British Columbia as one of three members on the Law Society’s Committee on Relations with the Judiciary. The committee’s mandates are to:

  1. Assist lawyers who need emergency assistance in the course of a trial or other proceeding in circumstances where such assistance is requested by the judiciary; and
  2. Provide advice and assistance to lawyers who wish to make complaints about judges, or who wish to argue that a judge’s conduct has manifested a bias against the lawyer’s client and, in suitable cases, would raise the complaints directly with the judiciary.

Jenkins Marzban Logan named as leading law firm

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP has been ranked by Lexpert as a leading mid-sized firm in the areas of both construction and family law.  In addition, Scott Booth, Dinyar Marzban and John Logan are ranked as recommended by the site.

Tyler Galbraith appointed to VICA Standards and Practices Committee

Posted on by jml | Recognition + Appointments

On October 1, 2011, Tyler Galbraith was appointed as a member to the Vancouver Island Construction Association Standards and Practices Committee.

Dinyar Marzban appointed chair of BC branch of ACTL

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Dinyar Marzban has been appointed Chair of the provincial branch of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is one of only two family lawyers in B.C. who have been admitted to the College.

Bob Jenkins and John Logan Recognized for Construction Law

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Bob Jenkins and John Logan were notified by Lexpert that they were respectively recognized by their peers as consistently and repeatedly recommended lawyers in British Columbia in the field of Construction Law.