Joel has been a personal injury lawyer in BC for over 15 years. Respected by his colleagues, he spent his first five years representing lawyers, as well as doctors and large insurance companies. In doing so, he developed a keen understanding of how ICBC and other insurance companies defend personal injury claims. Today, Joel is an advocate for people and a passionate one. He knows how insurance companies work and he leverages this to his clients’ tactical advantage. An avid cyclist, Joel is also well-known in the cycling community for representing fellow cyclists who have been injured.
Joel was involved in a precedent-setting BC Court of Appeal decision. It ended with ICBC having to extend benefits to his client, a catastrophically injured motorcyclist who had been driving with a learner’s license.
He brings that same vigor to every legal challenge his clients face. He also takes personal injury and insurance law to a truly personal level. He encourages discussions, listens, and he keeps clients informed. It’s the teamwork that makes his job fulfilling and the wins so much more rewarding.