City of Nanaimo BC - Legal Services & Information - Law firms, Lawyers, Notaries Public, Courts - on Central Vancouver Island, Canada

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Family Law - Employment Law


  • Family - Divorce Lawyer
  • Employment Lawyer

Candid Legal
321 Wallace Street, #201
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B6
Phone:  250.591.1600   Website:

Intellectual Property:  Trademarks & Web Domain Names & Patents Registration

Stephen Burri - Trademarks, Web, Patents lawyer

Stephen R. Burri, BSc, LLB
Registered Patent Agent & Registered Trade Marks Agent

43 Machleary Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 2G3
Telephone:  250 755-9110
FAX:   1.888.655.1556

Steve Burri, Professional Biography

Steve Burri is an IP lawyer formerly with a large downtown Vancouver law office.

His practise includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyright, domain names, industrial designs, trade secrets, due diligence and licensing.  He also advises clients in entertainment and sports law matters.

Steve helps creative clients profit from their creativity.  He enables his clients to develop a strategic understanding of their intellectual property assets.  Steve’s clients appreciate his attention to detail, clear communication style, and cost-effective service.

He advises clients to identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property.  Steve represents his clients before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, the US Patent and Trademark Office and offices of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).  His network of foreign associates helps protect his clients’ IP worldwide.  Steve has successfully defended clients’ domain names in the <.com> and <.ca> domain spaces.

Steve is trained as a scientist and has conducted university and industrial research in the fields of mining, oil & gas, and environmental remediation.  Previous experience includes positions as in-house counsel to a world-leading fuel cell company, teaching university biotechnology courses, and managing science and technology associations.

Steve has served as director and advisor for several organizations, including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Egale Canada, Canadian Student Pugwash, World University Service of Canada, and the Vancouver Mens Chorus.


University of Victoria (LL.B., 1997)
University of Victoria (B.Sc. (Biochemistry and Microbiology), 1989)

Year of call

Called to British Columbia Bar, 1998


Fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Member, Canadian Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section

Member, American Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section

Member, Patent and Trademark Association of BC

Member, International Trademark Association

Additional information

Reg. Patent Agent - Canada, United States, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Reg. Trademark Agent  - Canada, United States

Stephen Burri - Trademarks, Web, Patents lawyer

Stephen R. Burri, BSc, LLB
Registered Patent Agent & Registered Trade Marks Agent

43 Machleary Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 2G3
Telephone:  250 755-9110
FAX:   1.888.655.1556

Criminal Law - Family Law -General Civil Litigation Lawyers

ERIC L. WILLIAMS, LLB - Criminal Defense Lawyer


Personal Injury and ICBC Settlements


Personal Injury Lawyer -

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck / Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents

Bently Falkenberg
30 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5K9
Phone: 250 754-1234
Web site:



  • Family - Divorce Lawyer
  • Employment Lawyer

Candid Legal
321 Wallace Street, #201
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B6
Phone:  250.591.1600   Website:

WARSH, Michael L. BA, MA, LLB, LLM  Barrister & Solicitor

Photo of Michael Warsh, Nanaimo  Family Law and Wills-Trusts Services Lawyer

Legal Practice:  Family Law & Wills and Trusts

Michael L. Warsh practices law primarily in the area of Family Law dealing with divorce, custody, access, maintenance, agreements and Wills and Trust planning, administration of trusts and estates, estate litigation as well as securities litigation.

Michael Warsh obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, his Masters in Philosophy at Queens University, his Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick, and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Duke University in North Carolina, U.S.A.

Michael is an enthusiastic skier and runner, and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.

Michael Warsh, Barrister & Solicitor
Tel: 250-741-0003
201-335 Wesley Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2T5

web site:


Stephen McPhee, QC, Nanaimo Lawyer

Photo of Nanaimo family law lawyer Stephen McPhee

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Family Law | Insurance Law

Stephen McPhee practices in the areas of civil litigation, family law, personal injury, insurance law and commercial litigation. ... He is a member of the Trial lawyers Association of B.C.

He also has a strong interest in ADR Alternate Dispute Resolution and is chair of the Canadian Bar Association Nanaimo ADR subsection and a member of the Mid Island Collaborative Family Law Association. He holds the Conflict Resolution Certificate from the Justice Institute of B.C. and is also a training coach there. More info. about Stephen at

Stephen McPHEE, QC
111 Wallace St.
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 5B2

Telephone:  250-754-3321
Toll Free:  1-800-263-3321

Web Profile:


  • David Unterman
    Barrister & Solicitor, Family Law & Civil Litigation
    -- for family law services if you are looking for Vancouver family lawyers David is well known as a 'lawyers-lawyer', contributing to professional development courses in advanced-family-law practice-issues to other lawyers through the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC

  • s/a Victoria family lawyers directory at

Business Lawyers for corporations, strata corporation, societies etc.

  • C D Wilson & Associates, barristers & solicitors
    Legal services for "businesses, strata corporations, societies and individuals across a multitude of industry groups." [quote from website 2003/12/06]
    630 Terminal North,
    Nanaimo, BC
    phone: 250-741-1400 website:

  • s/a Leaky Condo and other class action lawyers in Victoria including the firm of Acheson & Company, which initiated the first successful Leaky Condo class action law suit in BC


    Criminal Defence Lawyer
    now located in Red Deer, Alberta
    Web site:
    Phone: (403) 342-9595

    Barrister & Solicitor, Lawyer
    Criminal Law | Aboriginal Law

    501 Stewart Ave.  Nanaimo, B.C. V9X 4C8
    Phone: (250) 753-9180
    Phone toll free:  1-877-753-9180
    Web site:

Nanaimo lawyers, mediation services / mediators and notary services - offices of Gerald Owen

JOHN A. ANTHONY, barrister and solicitor

41 Chapel Street,
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 5L5
Tel:  250-716-1667

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More Criminal Defence Lawyers & Law Firms in Nanaimo

PETER HERTZBERG, Criminal Defence Lawyer

1687 Princess Royal Avenue
Nanaimo, BC
V9S 4A3
Phone: 250 753-1891

See an updated listings other major law firms in the "Criminal Law - Defense Lawyers Section" at - Nanaimo Lawyers Directory

Canada Immigration Lawyers | IntraCompany Transfers | Work Permits | NAFTA Permits | Entrepreneur & Investor Immigrants | Study Visa-Permits

Global Logo of  Canada's Immigration Law Firm  of Lowe and Company

Jeffery S. Lowe, Canada Immigration Lawyer, Vancouver BC

photo Jeffrey Lowe in office overlooking False Creek in Vancouver

Jeffery S. Lowe heads the Business Immigrant Team and the Global HR Team of Lowe & Company.  This firm has helped individuals and businesses in over 50 countries immigrate, do business and handle their intracompany transfer needs e.g. through NAFTA work permits and visas to Canada.

Visit for a wealth of information about Canada's Citizenship and Immigration programs.

Jeffery and his team of lawyers, notaries and relocation specialists are fluent in:  English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, and Teo Chiu Chinese.

Jeffrey S. Lowe
barrister & solicitor, B.Comm., LLB
Lowe and Company
#900 - 777 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J7
phone: (604) 875-9338 fax: (604) 875-1325

This page is in part sponsored by Lowe & Company as a public service for people looking for immigration lawyers and services in the Vancouver and South Western BC area.

Notary & Notaries Public

Looking for a lawyer's services in Victoria BC & Vancouver BC or Edmonton Alberta?

If you're looking for a lawyer or notary public in Victoria or Vancouver, BC see these specialty law firms and their lawyers in:

Nanaimo Courts - Court Services from Ministry of the Attorney General

Nanaimo Court Services (Provincial and Supreme Courts)
35 Front Street,
Nanaimo, BC V9J 5J1
Tel: 250-741-3805

[above court information quoted from Court Services - contacts - Ministry of the Attorney General, Province of B.C. website 2003/07/20]

see also Law Schools Western Canada

Looking for a Alberta Law School to attend?

see University of Alberta Law School Students web site in Edmonton.

[Note:  Did you know that Madame Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, is an alumni of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law -- and prior to her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada served for some years as a Supreme Court Justice in BC?]

For lawyers in Edmonton, Alberta see Edmonton Law Firms

Looking for a BC Law School to attend?

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Rose Keith, JD ICBC settlements for personal injury cases, has staff fluent in Hindi, Armenian and Russian click to her website for offices based in downtown Vancouver by Coal Harbor

click to BRUCE LEMER, acclaimed Personal Injury, ICBC settlements, medical malpractice and class actions lawyer in downtown Vancouver with over 30 years experience
Also known for Medical Malpractice and Class Actions Cases

SANDRA BANISTER, QC - over 30 years experience as a personal injury lawyer as well as an employment law and labor lawyer - this photo of her is with Marine Building in background where she has offices on Burrard St. in downtown Vancouver - she has served clients in Nanaimo, click to her website at
Sandra Banister, QC

Notary Public Services

see also in Vancouver, BC

Chinese text for Vancouver notary public Vivien Lee -
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Rose Keith, JD top personal injury ICBC settlements, employment lawyer in downtown Vancouver - click to website

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Immigration Lawyers in Ontario
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BC Automobile Association

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Vancouver, BC Law Firms and Lawyers

Victoria, BC Law Firms and
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Montreal, Quebec Immigration Lawyers

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