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Career Opportunities

We are always seeking talented, career minded, creative thinkers to join the Hartshorne & Mehl team! If you are interested, please feel free to send us your Resume. A representative from our Firm will be in contact. Current career opportunities are posted below.

Hartshorne & Mehl, a boutique Litigation Law Firm was founded in Vancouver in 1960. Our team of dedicated lawyers is experienced in all types of complex litigation and appears in all levels of Court in British Columbia. We are specialized in Complex Litigation, Catastrophic Personal Injury, including neurological, brain and spinal, psychological injury, Automotive and other Commercial Products Liability, Major Equipment and Property Damage Claims, Commercial and Insurance Litigation matters and additionally have experience in Estate Litigation, Defamation and Medical Malpractice.

Our team of lawyers have conducted hundreds of Supreme Court of British Columbia Trials, have appeared before numerous Tribunals and have conducted an infinite number of Arbitrations and Mediations to bring matters to successful resolution.

We have set precedents since the 1970’s, including having initiated the first Social Host Proceeding in British Columbia (Baumeister 1986); the first Conspiracy to Defraud Action (ICBC v Bains 1990); defendend unintended acceleration cases naming International Auto Manufacturers; successfully challenged on the basis of Junk Science the application of PET scan evidence in a MTBI (Wolfin 1998); successfully challenged admissibility of questionable medical scientific expert opinion on causation between a neurological condition and trauma (Taylor 2008); and successfully defended our client in one of the longest personal injury actions in British Columbia (MacEachern et al 2010). For further information please refer to our List of Noteworthy Cases set out on our Website which includes only a brief number of cases. Our trial experience, in addition, includes Medical Malpractice, Commercial Products Liability Claims and Personal Property Insurance Claims. Our focus is always to obtain the best result for our client through efficient resolution and as necessary, through strong advocacy skill exercised in the Courtrooms.

At present we seek a lawyer, who is interested in stepping into a vibrant, challenging, active and full litigation practice with the opportunity to assist or co-counsel on more complex litigation. We have an amazing team of creative litigators and staff, all of whom are dedicated and committed to achieving the best results and who are all professionally supportive and provide balance in our interesting, academically challenging and creative work environment.

Please submit your resumé in confidence to:

Robert Hartshorne or Kirsten Mehl

Hartshorne & Mehl

301 - 2642 Main Street

Vancouver, BC V5T 3E6

Fax: 604-708-3779

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