Kirsten G. Mehl
Kirsten Mehl was born in Germany, is fluent in German, and is a natural-born advocate for those less equipped to advocate for themselves.
Kirsten obtained her Law Degree from the University of British Columbia. She articled with the Firm in 1987, was called to the Bar in 1988, and achieved Partnership 4 ½ years later. Kirsten has 33 years of experience in Jury and Judge Alone Trials in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and before the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
Throughout her career, Kirsten has practiced in the areas of Complex Multi Party Litigation, Catastrophic Personal Injury, Neurological Brain and Spinal Injury, Psychological, and Orthopaedic Injury, and Complex Major Property Damage. Kirsten’s Trial Experience includes Judgments in serious brain and spinal injury resulting from motor vehicle accidents, in Ski Hill Accidents, Swimming Pool Accidents and other Occupier Liability Cases. Her caseload and Trial Experience over the years has also included cases in Insurance Fraud, Disability Insurance Claims, Helicopter Logging, Commercial Marine Accident, Professional Negligence, Commercial Liability for Hold Over Fires causing Forest Fires, Medical Malpractice, Products and Manufacturer’s Liability, and Insurance Coverage for Sexual Abuse Torts.
Kirsten has lectured through CLE on Admissibility of Expert Evidence and Insurance Fraud and previously was involved in writing submissions for Legal Practice Manuals.
As the Managing Partner of the Firm, Kirsten enjoys mentoring junior lawyers, strategizing with the senior lawyers, and sharing her wealth of expertise as to defending and achieving clients’ best interests.
She is passionate about law and is a lethal advocate for her client.
In the extremely rare times when Kirsten is not in the office, she likes to entertain and to spend time travelling with family.
Catastrophic complex personal injury, Products Liability, Personal, Commercial General Liability and Disability Insurance Litigation, Employment and Human Rights Law.
Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1988.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of British Columbia, 1987.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, 1982.
Languages: spoken and written fluency in German.
Law Society of British Columbia
Canadian Bar Association