Marina Morgan joined Hartshorne & Mehl in 2022. Having practiced both civil and criminal law, Marina has successfully litigated hundreds of cases. She has prevailed in precedent-setting cases, constitutional challenges to legislation, and has appeared in lengthy and high profile trials. Her considerable and diverse trial experience has been with both judge alone and jury trials, in various areas of the law including general civil, criminal, construction, estate and professional liability claims, and she has appeared before every level of court in British Columbia. She has regulatory tribunal case experience, appeared at arbitration, and has regularly participated in mediations.
With a long history of volunteerism, especially within the legal profession, Marina has served on a number of law-related committees and executives of the Canadian Bar Association at both the national and provincial levels, including the Provincial Council and its Executive Committee. She has also taught, mentored, presented and been a regular contributor to various legal and continuing legal education programmes including the annual Trial Advocacy Course for lawyers, the CLEBC, The Trial Lawyers’ Association of British Columbia, the CBABC and guest instructing at UBC (Peter Allard) Law School, the UBC Department of Engineering and the Law Society (including PLTC).
Marina advocates for her clients, taking the time to understand them and their cases, sometimes asking the questions that others may not have thought of or voiced. She believes in deep preparation and meticulously diligent prosecution or defense of her cases.
Personal Injury, General Insurance, Estate, and Professional Liability Claims Litigation.
Called to the Bar in 1985.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of British Columbia, 1984.
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Victoria (President's Award), 1976.
Law Society of British Columbia