THE ADVOCATE 467
VOL. 77 PART 3 MAY 2019
May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. The Government of
Canada declared it to be so in 2002, noting that “over the
last two centuries, immigrants have journeyed to Canada
from East Asia, Southern Asia, Western and Southeast Asia,
bringing our society a rich cultural heritage representing many languages,
ethnicities and religious traditions” and that “the people of this diverse,
vibrant and growing community have contributed to every aspect of life in
Canada—from the arts and science to sport, business, and government”.
Let’s celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues of Asian heritage as
well as the other members of bench and bar.
Jana McLean, formerly with Miller Titerle + Company, has teamed up
with Holman Wang, of Holman Wang Law (and a noted children’s author
and illustrator), to open a new firm, Iris Legal, which offers legal services
in the areas of environmental, natural resources and Indigenous law. Miller
Titerle + Company welcomes Braden Lauer, who was previously with
Gowling WLG’s Vancouver office. Dmitrii Terpylo settles in at Lindsay
Kenney’s Langley office. Sam Lupton bids farewell to BTM Layers in Port
Moody to join Digby Leigh & Company in North Vancouver. James Hsu
leaps from Blakes to MEP Business Counsel (Michael, Evrensel & Pawar).
Cory Sully joins Lawson Lundell, moving from the Vancouver office of Norton
Rose. Watson Goepel welcomes aboard Henry Ka, previously with Faley
Law Corporation, and Zoe Klassen, previously with Taylor Nakai Litigation.
Ravi Patel changes addresses by moving from S&P Real Estate Corp. to Watson
Goepel. Curtis Ronning moves his personal injury practice from Slater
Lawyers who have moved their practices should fax details of their past and present circumstances to Peter Roberts, Q.C.,
at 604-669-1620 to ensure an appearance in “Bench & Bar”. Note that we do not report changes in lawyers’ status within
their firms (from associate to partner, for example) other than in cases where persons formerly articled have been hired as