David, a Kelowna native and Kelowna Secondary alumnus, completed his undergraduate degree in International Relations at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus in 2011.He attended law school at the Peter A. Allard Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia, during which time he spent a semester abroad at Peking University in Beijing (北京大学).He graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 2015.
Always having intended to return home to Kelowna, he spent his articling year and first year of practice at a boutique solicitor firm before accepting a job as the General Counsel for a local blockchain technology company.He joined FH&P Lawyers LLP in September, 2018.
David has built a vibrant practice as a solicitor dealing with real estate, real estate development, corporate/ business and commercial law and wills and estates. He also continues to work with clients in the growing blockchain technology industry.
Mediation Part 2: Jill Dougans
Jill Dougans has been working as a mediator since 2003, and is a member in good standing with the Roster Society now called MediateBC. In addition to being a trial lawyer since 1987 Jill obtained a Certificate of Conflict Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC in 2003. Jill’s training in mediation is continuous as she is also a skills coach at the JIBC in the Conflict Resolution Program. She has mediated a variety of situations, ranging from personal injury litigation to construction, commercial and employment issues.
Spotlight on: Andrea Meyes
This past March, FH&P Lawyers had the pleasure of welcoming Andrea Meyes into the team as an articling student.
FH&P lawyers’ Colin Flannigan gives guidelines on Tuesday Morning Law Talk on AM 1150 with Phil Johnson.
So you’ve been appointed Power of Attorney; what next? “Initially, forget the honor of being appointed” says Colin, “Focus, instead, on what the needs of the donor are. This includes financial responsibility, health, relationships, property, and other such affairs”.