People

For us, it’s all about people. Providing the best possible service to you, our clients, starts with the people we hire and partner with – people who are highly competent and bring passion and energy to helping you, our clients and the people that matter most. Please click on an image below to learn more.

  • Joel Altman jaltman@hammerco.net

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      Joel Altman jaltman@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Business
    • Wills Estates & Trusts

    Joel Altman Associate Counsel Joel Altman serves as Associate Counsel to the firm (having transitioned from partnership in 2011). He has extensive experience in contract negotiation, documentation and dispute resolution and advises business clients on a variety of matters. Joel also has a strong wills and estates practice and has prepared literally hundreds of Wills and administered many estates. In so doing, he has developed considerable experience in dealing with many unique issues and assisting with his clients’ estate and succession planning needs. Joel also derives great satisfaction from his volunteer work and mentoring younger lawyers in developing their practices with a commitment to excellence and client service. His other interests include jogging, cycling, skiing, travel, reading, music, photography and classic cars.

    • BA, University of British Columbia, 1966
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1969
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia on May 15, 1970
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section memberships in Business Law, Elder Law, Real Property, Wills and Estates, and former member of the Professional Services Committee
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
    • Associate Member, American Bar Association for 30 years
    • Member of Westbrook Society of UBC
    • Volunteer lawyer for Lawyers Assistance Program
    • Volunteer clinic lawyer for Access Pro Bono Society of B.C.
    • Author for the American Bar Association, Section on Economics of Law Practice (“How to Run Your Law Practice”)
    • Panelist, University of British Columbia Dept. of Family Practice
    • Instructor, Professional Legal Training Course of the Continuing Legal Education, Society of British Columbia
    • Instructor for Wills & Estates Planning for Lawyers Courses of the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (2006) (2012)
  • Mel Beaton

    mbeaton@hammerco.net

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    Mel Beaton

    mbeaton@hammerco.net
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    • Practice Areas
    • Strata
    • Business
    • Real Estate

    Mel Beaton

    Partner

    Mel is one of the founding partners of our firm, a co-manager of the firm and the head of our Business Law and Real Estate departments. As a business lawyer, his goals are to provide clear, practical and constructive approaches to his clients’ legal matters and find solutions rather than create obstacles. Mel’s background in business has helped him understand and appreciate the concerns and objectives of his clients. He takes pride in the work we do and the accomplishments of our clients. As an adjunct to his practice, Mel frequently contributes as an author to professional publications and legal education programs and also volunteers and provides assistance to various community youth sports associations and charitable organizations, including community football and Education Without Borders which provides educational support and programs for underprivileged and impoverished individuals.

      • B. Comm. University of British Columbia, 1985
      • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1986
      • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1987
      • Member, Law Society of British Columbia Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver Bar Association
      • Accredited Legal Advisor Employee Share Ownership Program(BC) 2001
      • Founding Director of Education Without Borders Foundation
      • Director and immediate past-president South Delta Rams Football Club
      • Executive member Vancouver Mainland Football League
      • Member TEC Associate Group (TEC 9333)
      • Guest Speaker, various professional and community seminars
      • Former consultant in the field of high technology
      • Author and faculty member for the Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C. – “Subdivision and Strata Title Registration
      • Contributing author for the British Columbia Strata Property Practice Manual, a publication by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and the recipient of the Award for Professional Excellence in the “Best Publications” category announced in May 2009 by the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA)
      • Author and presenter- Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) Computer Law Section “Email in the Workplace”
  • Morgyn Chandler mchandler@hammerco.net

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    Morgyn Chandler mchandler@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Morgyn Chandler Associate Morgyn R. Chandler has practiced personal injury litigation with Hammerberg Lawyers LLP since joining the firm as an Associate in 2009. She has represented clients in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Morgyn is a dedicated advocate for her clients. She believes that establishing and maintaining good communication with clients is the key to building successful relationships and ensuring the best outcome. Keeping her clients up to date and informed is a fundamental component of her practice. Articles and Presentations February 20, 2014 CBA BC Employment Law Section Presentation “How to Prove a Claim for Mental Distress/Psychological Injury”

    • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 2008
    • University of Victoria, B.A., 2005
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2009
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Board Member, Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society
    • Instructor, Paralegal Certificate and Diploma Program at Vancouver Community College
  • Douglas Chiu dchiu@hammerco.net

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    Douglas Chiu dchiu@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Douglas ChiuPartner Douglas T.K. Chiu is a Partner at Hammerberg Lawyers LLP having joined the firm as an Associate in 2005. His practice focuses on personal injury matters, such as ICBC claims, pedestrian accidents, and slip and fall cases. Doug is dedicated to providing effective legal advice to clients who are often in stressful situations. He has worked with family physicians, specialists, chiropractors, physiotherapists and massage therapists to support the medical basis of his clients’ claims and to assist his clients in receiving the care they need from their healthcare providers. He has represented clients as lead counsel in the Provincial and Supreme Court of British Columbia, and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. He has also appeared in the Federal Court of Canada and various administrative tribunals. Doug is fluent in Cantonese and has acted for various clients who reside overseas in China and Hong Kong. He is also actively involved within the Chinese-Canadian community, volunteering with local charities and other community organizations. He is a regular guest host on the Legal Hotline for CHMB 1320, and also lectures at various Registered Massage Therapy schools in the Lower Mainland.

    • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 2004
    • University of British Columbia, B.A., 2001
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2005
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia, 2005
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation, Director, 2011-Present
    • Co-Chair, Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala, 2012 and 2013
    • Co-Chair, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Golf Tournament, 2012
    • Richmond Chinatown Lions Club
    • Director, 2010-present
    • 3rd Vice President, Secretary, 2011
    • 2nd Vice President, 2012
    • 1st Vice President, 2013
  • Nicola D. Collins ncollins@hammerco.net

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    Nicola D. Collins ncollins@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Strata & Condominium
    • Business Law
    • Wills, Estates, & Trusts
    • Real Estate

    Nicola D. CollinsAssociate Nicola joined the firm in 2014 and practices in the areas of business law, real estate law, and estate planning. She is also a registered trade mark agent. Prior to joining the firm, she gained valuable experience in a downtown boutique firm. Nicola enjoys working with clients and strives to find effective and practical solutions to legal issues they face in a timely manner.

    • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), LLB, 2007
    • Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), BCA, 2007
    • University of Victoria, LLB exchange student, 2006 & 2007
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2012
    • Registered Trade Mark Agent, 2012
    • Called to the Bar in New Zealand, 2008
    • National Certificate of Accreditation, 2010
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Australian New Zealand Business Association
  • Stephen Hamilton

    shamilton@hammerco.net

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    Stephen Hamilton

    shamilton@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Strata
    • Civil Litigation

    Stephen Hamilton

    Partner

    Steve Hamilton is a partner in the firm and supervises our Strata Property and Commercial Litigation practices. He has practised law in the Vancouver area since 1992. Over the years, he has provided legal assistance to thousands of clients from all walks of life. As a trial lawyer, he has had the privilege of helping clients resolve legal disputes in the British Columbia Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He looks to provide practical and cost-effective advice for his clients in all matters.

    His preferred area of practice is Strata Property Law which includes disputes involving bylaw enforcement, governance disputes, negligent construction, and strata fee collections.

    He has served on various advisory committees providing input and feedback with respect to legislative developments in the strata property field.

    Mr. Hamilton is a lecturer for Continuing Legal Education of British Columbia. He is also a member of the Editorial Board and contributing author for the British Columbia Strata Property Practice Manual. This is a publication by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and is the recipient of the Award for Professional Excellence in the “Best Publications” category announced in May 2009 by the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA).

    Mr. Hamilton is a contributing author and lecturer for the Condominium Homeowners Association, and he also writes articles relating to strata property law and related matters for other publications.

    Mr. Hamilton is an instructor for the British Columbia Real Estate Assocation in courses directed to Strata Property Law.

    • BSc, University of British Columbia, 1988
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1991
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section membership in Civil Litigation
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Member, Condominium Homeowners Association
  • Jordan Kinghorn jkinghorn@hammerco.net

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    Jordan Kinghorn jkinghorn@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Strata
    • Civil Litigation

    Jordan KinghornAssociate Jordan is an associate practicing in corporate and commercial litigation. His areas of practice include Strata Property law, construction litigation, builders liens, contract disputes, general employment issues, wrongful dismissal, debt collection and Wills and Estates. Jordan believes that the key to being effective counsel lies in developing a close relationship with every client based on a foundation of communication and trust. He places a high priority on achieving a clear understanding of his client’s business, goals and expectations in order to formulate a strategy that is acceptable to both his clients and himself. Jordan strives to provide every client with the most efficient path to their goal and to instill a sense of dedication and loyalty that sets the foundation for a long-lasting relationship. Jordan wants his clients to feel comfortable approaching him whenever they need help, and secure in the knowledge that he am dedicated to providing the highest possible degree of service.

    • B. Arts. University of Victoria, 1999  (major: Economics; minor: Political Science)
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 2004
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 2005
    • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member of the  Canadian Bar Association
    • Member of the Rotary Club of Tsawwassen
    • Member of the  Canadian Diabetes Association
  • David Maglio dmaglio@hammerco.net

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      David Maglio dmaglio@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    David Maglio Associate Counsel Dave Maglio is one of the managing and founding partners of the firm. He also manages our firm’s personal injury department. His preferred area of practice is Personal Injury management and litigation. He has practised in this area for more than 20 years and has settled and litigated thousands of cases involving a wide range of issues related to personal injury matters. He strives to achieve fair, equitable recovery for each of his clients through detailed preparation, skilful negotiation or—if necessary—trial advocacy. Through his team, he coordinates and arranges comprehensive medical, vocational and economic assessments through trusted professionals to better determine the impact of the injuries suffered by his clients, to explore treatment options, and to set the proper foundation for appropriate compensation levels for his clients. David values the responsibility and confidence that clients have instilled in him to represent their needs, and he works hard to ensure that the lawyer-client relationship is built on a foundation of trust, respect and understanding.

    • BComm, University of British Columbia, 1983
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1984
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1985
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section memberships in Civil Litigation and Insurance Litigation
    • Member, Automobile Insurance Committee
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • James McBride jmcbride@hammerco.net

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    James McBride jmcbride@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    James McBride Partner “Communication, trust and respect are the cornerstones of a good client-lawyer relationship. I consider it an honour and a privilege to represent individuals who have placed the conduct of their cases in my hands.”

    • Partner, Hammerberg Altman Beaton & Maglio LLP
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section memberships in Civil Litigation and Insurance Litigation
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Community involvement: Point Grey Golf and Country Club
    • BA, University of Alberta, 1971
    • LLB, University of Alberta, 1974
    • Admitted to the Bar of Alberta in 1975
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1983
    • Crown Attorney inAlbertaand B.C. from 1976 to 1990.
  • Dale McGregor dmcgregor@hammerco.net

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      Dale McGregor dmcgregor@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Dale McGregor Partner Dale, through his law corporation, is a partner of the firm. Since 1990 his preferred and principle area of practice is Personal Injury litigation. A majority of his clients are individuals injured by another person’s negligence, often as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Previously, Dale also represented the Attorney General of British Columbia as Counsel acting on behalf of the Superintendent of Family and Child Service to protect the interests of children and as an agent for the Department of Justice of Canada, prosecuting criminal cases involving narcotics importation and trafficking as well as immigration fraud. Dale takes pride and satisfaction in making a real difference in the lives of his clients. It is particularly rewarding to him to help a person move from a devastating personal injury to a position where they can meet life’s challenges with better knowledge, understanding, financial security, and a sense of dignity. Dale feels privileged to be entrusted with a client’s legal issues. In keeping with that trust, Dale works hard to provide all clients with quality legal services.

    • BA, University of British Columbia, 1985
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1989
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1990
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section memberships in Civil Litigation and Insurance Law
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
    • Member & Lecturer,, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Lecturer UBC First Nations Legal Clinic
  • Kevin McLaren kmclaren@hammerco.net

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    Kevin McLaren kmclaren@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Kevin McLarenAssociate Kevin joined the firm in 2013, and has practiced in the area of Personal Injury Litigation since 2005. Kevin has trial experience in both the Provincial and Supreme Courts, has appeared before the Court of Appeal, and has conducted applications before the Worker’s Compensation Appeal Tribunal. Kevin is a committed and determined advocate for his clients. He provides his clients with regular updates and works together with his clients to settle the claim, or proceed to trial if necessary. Kevin has travelled extensively through Asia, Africa, Europe, and both Central and South America. He is a sports and fitness enthusiast and enjoys spending any free time at his family’s cabin on the Sunshine Coast.

    • BSc, University of British Columbia, 2000
    • LLB, University of Victoria, 2004
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2005
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Harpreet Minhas hminhas@hammerco.net

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    Harpreet Minhas hminhas@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Harpreet MinhasAssociate Harpreet is an associate lawyer with Hammerberg Lawyers LLP. He limits his practice to representing people who have been injured. Harpreet has handled and successfully resolved a variety of complex ICBC and general personal injury claims. He has represented clients in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia. Harpreet has a diverse clientele and he enjoys interacting with his clients and representing them throughout the entire process from the commencement to the conclusion of their claim. He is also fluent in Punjabi.

    • University of Victoria, LL.B., 2006
    • University of British Columbia, B.A., 2003
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2007
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Adrienne Murray amurray@hammerco.net

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    Adrienne Murray amurray@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Strata Law

    Adrienne Murray Associate Counsel Adrienne has practiced strata law since leaving the provincial government in 2002.  She provides advice to strata corporations and owners regarding a wide range of strata issues including bylaw drafting and enforcement, governance disputes and strata fee collections. She was the former Deputy Superintendent of Real Estate for British Columbia and assisted with the drafting of the Strata Property Act. She continues to provide input on legislative amendments that impact strata corporations and strata management companies. Adrienne has been actively involved in the development and presentation of seminars to the legal community, real estate industry, strata management industry and strata owners since leaving government in 2002.    She co-chaired the Strata Property update courses for the Continuing Legal Education society in 2006, 2011 and 2013 and assisted with the development and updating of two courses related to the Strata Property Act offered by the British Columbia Real Estate Association. Adrienne has prepared and presented courses to strata managers on behalf of the Real Estate Council of B.C., PAMA, the Real Estate Institute of B.C. and is a regular presenter for the Condominium Homeowners Association.

    • B.Comm University of Calgary 1984
    • LLB. University of Saskatchewan 1984
    • LLM University of London (London School of Economics) 1992
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Real Estate Institute of British Columbia
    • Member, Real Estate Council Strata Management Advisory Group
    • Director, Condominium Homeowners Association
  • Jennifer Neville jneville@hammerco.net

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    Jennifer Neville jneville@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Strata
    • Business

    Jennifer NevilleAssociate Jennifer’s primary areas of practice are Business Law and Real Estate. She provides practical advice with respect to a range of legal issues including buying and selling a business, contract negotiation and drafting, employment agreements, incorporation, shareholders agreements, corporate maintenance and reorganizations, strata property matters, financing, residential and commercial real estate, and commercial leases. Jennifer’s practice demands not only knowledge of the law, but the ability to listen, communicate effectively, and respond to the individual needs of her clients. Jennifer takes pride in providing solutions that are practical and appropriate in the circumstances and has the experience and resources to provide quality service to all clients, whether large or small. Jennifer has been a finalist for 3 consecutive years in the Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver, Best Lawyer when Buying/Selling Real Estate.

    • BA, University of Waterloo, 1998
    • LLB, University of Saskatchewan, 2001, with distinction
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in March 2003
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia Canadian Bar Association
    • Contributing author for the British Columbia Strata Property Practice Manual, a publication by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and the recipient of the Award for Professional Excellence in the “Best Publications” category announced in May 2009 by the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA)
  • Mandeep Randhawa

    mrandhawa@hammerco.net

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    Mandeep Randhawa

    mrandhawa@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Mandeep Randhawa

    Partner

    Mr. Randhawa is a Partner in the firm and practices in our personal injury department and has practiced in this field predominantly in this area since his call to the Bar in 1999. His background in the biological sciences gives him a unique advantage in understanding, managing and advancing personal injury claims. He looks to provide his clients with personal attention, and to deliver practical and cost-effective solutions to their legal problems. He addresses not only the legal issues but any other related issues involved in each case.

    His fluency in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu gives him the ability to communicate, understand, appreciate and address the unique needs of his clients in languages other than English.

    • BSc (Honours), University of Delhi, 1994
    • LLB, University of British Columbia, 1998
    • Nominated for the Stanton Award – “Outstanding All ’Round Graduate over 3 years”
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association including sub-section memberships in Civil Litigation and Insurance Law
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
    • Member, Indo-Canadian Business Association
    • Speaker for the People’s Law School on Personal Injury Claims
  • Curtis D.A. Ronning cronning@hammerco.net

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    Curtis D.A. Ronning cronning@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Curtis D.A. RonningAssociate Curtis joined the firm in 2014 after beginning his career at a downtown law firm where he specialized in insurance defense litigation. Curtis has witnessed first-hand how insurance companies defend personal injury claims. Through his experience, Curtis has developed a passion for assisting people injured in accidents. He takes pride in building relationships with his clients and ensuring that they receive fair compensation for their injuries. Curtis has represented clients before the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia and acted as counsel to an Administrative Tribunal. Raised in South Delta, Curtis now resides in Vancouver. He enjoys skiing, scuba diving, and playing racquet sports.

    • Simon Fraser University, B.A., 2006
    • Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, LLB, 2012
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2013
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Vancouver Bar Association
  • Krista Simon ksimon@hammerco.net

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    Krista Simon ksimon@hammerco.net

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    • Personal Injury

    Krista SimonPartner Krista is a Partner at Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, having previously been an associate upon joining the firm in 2004. Krista’s primary area of practice is Personal Injury Litigation, which includes representing individuals who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents (as drivers, passengers and pedestrians), slip and fall incidents, and civil assaults. Krista is involved in all levels of the claims and litigation process – from investigation, to coordination of rehab and medical benefits, through to legal strategy and solutions. She has represented clients in all levels of court in British Columbia: Provincial Court, Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal; as well as, before administrative tribunals. She has also provided practical solutions outside of the formal court system, through negotiation and mediation. Krista’s approach to the practice of law is about working with clients, building a relationship with them and their families, and building relationships in our community. Krista is committed to providing the highest quality of service, and she values the trust and confidence granted by clients.

    • Dalhousie University Law School (Schulich School of Law), LL.B., 2002
    • Memorial University of Newfoundland, B.A.(Hons.), 1999
    • National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law (January – April 2002)
    • Universiteit Maastricht, Faculty of Law (July 2001)
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2003
    • Admitted to the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2003
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (non-practising status)
    • 1st Vice-President, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC)
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Board Member, Open Door Group, (2010-2013)
    • Member, Atlantic Canada Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ) (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA))
    • Author and faculty member for the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, “Does Gender Matter? Special Consideration for Claims by Women,” Personal Injury Conference 2014
    • Co-Chair, “The Civil Trial Toolkit,” Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, October 25, 2013
    • Co-Chair, “Wheels, Wings, water and More: Non-automobile Injury Claims,” Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, March 25, 2011
    • Guest Speaker, various professional and community seminars
    • “Getting the best out of a civil jury trial”, Canadian Lawyer Magazine online (2011)
    • “Women in the Courts of Placentia District, 1757-1823,” in Essays in the History of Canadian Law (2005, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)
  • Alan Truong atruong@hammerco.net

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    Alan Truong atruong@hammerco.net

    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Alan TruongAssociate Alan has practiced personal injury litigation with Hammerberg Lawyers LLP since joining the firm as an Associate in 2013. Prior to joining Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, Alan gained extensive experience in Criminal Law at prominent Criminal Defence law firms in Prince Rupert, B.C., and East Vancouver. He then went on to expand his practice at a litigation law firm in the Lower Mainland focussing in both personal injury and criminal law. Through this experience, Alan has grown increasingly passionate towards helping personal injury victims obtain fair and just results.He has represented clients in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia. He has also successfully represented clients before various administrative tribunals such as the Human Rights Tribunal, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, and the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles. Born and raised in Prince Rupert, B.C., Alan proudly serves a diverse clientele throughout British Columbia and is committed to providing effective, practical legal services to each and every one of his clients. Alan is also fluent in Vietnamese and is an active member of the local Vietnamese community.

    • University of British Columbia, B.Sc., 2006
    • University of Victoria, J.D., 2009
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia, 2010
    • Graduate, The Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) — Immigration Consultant Certificate Program, 2013
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Joel Zanatta

    jzanatta@hammerco.net

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    Joel Zanatta

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    • Practice Areas
    • Personal Injury

    Joel Zanatta

    Partner

    Joel has been practicing in the area of personal injury since 2001. He is an aggressive advocate for those in need of assistance and advice following an accident. Joel takes the time to regularly update his clients so that they feel involved and informed at all times throughout the litigation process.

    • BA, University of British Columbia, 1995
    • LLB, University of Victoria, 2000
    • Admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 2001
    • Partner, Hammerberg Altman Beaton & Maglio LLP
    • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
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