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Pike Bishop is a longtime friend of Len Doust, Q.C. They have travelled far and wide
together, including to the Mexican villages of the Old West.
Mr. Justice Murray Blok was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia on
October 29, 2010. He was described in these pages as a novice spelunker in 2011. It is
not clear how much spelunking he has done since then.
Judge Roger F. Cutler is a Provincial Court judge appointed in January 2013. Friendly
is his middle name.
Michael Feder, Q.C., practises as a litigator at McCarthy Tétrault. Outside of work, he
loves spending time with his family and occasionally sleeping.
Amanda James is a partner at Richter Trial Lawyers where she maintains a general
civil litigation practice. She is most at home in fresh powder or on the softball diamond.
If only it snowed in baseball…
Komal Jatoi is an associate in the litigation and dispute resolution group at Dentons
Lisa Martz is a lawyer at Gudmundseth Mickelson who worked with Len for many
years at McCarthy Tétrault. On her best days at work, she likes to think she is channeling
what Len taught her.
Joel Nitikman is a partner in the tax group at Dentons. He has been recognized in
The Best Lawyers in Canada as one of Canada’s leading tax lawyers for over a decade.
David Roberts, Q.C., is a former editor of the Advocate and continues to contribute
nearly 53 years after having taken on that role.
Bill Smart, Q.C., worked as Len’s junior from 1980 until 1988 and has maintained a
close friendship and professional relationship with him since.
The Honourable Kenneth J. Smith, a retired justice of the Court of Appeal for British
Columbia and Court of Appeal of Yukon, now sits as senior counsel at Farris LLP.
Bronson Toy is a retired lawyer who juniored Len on many cases between 1986 and
David Wotherspoon is yet another partner from Dentons. He is the lead of the litigation
and dispute resolution group. He is a recent recipient of the Harry Rankin, Q.C.
Pro Bono Award.