When businesses are faced with litigation, they’ve reached a pivotal moment. Decisions must consider the objectives and consequences so the most appropriate course of action is taken and individuals and business interests are protected.

Alisa understands this mandate, and by identifying with our client’s position on a personal and professional level, she addresses their issues with the same verve and urgency that our clients feel in facing their personal and business challenges.

Services

Insurance coverage assignments Property damage claims, including loss by fire and related perils
General and professional liability claims, including claims against consultants Subrogated claims against third parties
Contract disputes Fire claims
Bad faith claims Complex liability defense and multi-party litigation
Underwriting advice, policy wording, drafting and product development Defence of out of province auto claims

Alisa breaks down legal complexities into simplified components. This allows our clients to feel engaged and able to make strategic decisions based on her workable advice. Her practice focuses on commercial and insurance litigation, in addition to professional errors and omissions.

Her ability to understand individuals, businesses and their circumstances allows her to reach solutions which are legally and economically viable. She was involved in a landmark case in the Supreme Court of BC and used her attention to detail and strong technical skills to guide her client through a six week litigation process and obtain a $4.8-million dollar award.

Alisa appreciates that the issues that arise during litigation are some of the most difficult problems individuals and businesses face. She guides clients through this process with as little cost, turmoil and loss as possible, using the law to find answers for a desirable resolution.

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Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Animal Law section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Access Pro Bono
Community Commitments
  • Executive Member, Animal Law Section, Canadian Bar Association - 2017 to present
  • Past volunteer lawyer, Access Pro Bono's mental health program
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2013
  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2012
  • Bachelor's Degree, Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1999
Awards & Distinctions
  • Top 10 mental health program volunteer for work representing individuals challenging their involuntary detainment under the B.C. Mental Health Act