Jeff’s practice focuses on litigation, negotiation and law & policy development. He provides support on a wide range of files that come before courts in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, the Federal Courts, and administrative tribunals.
Jeff advises on:
- Land and resource issues
- Aboriginal rights and title
- Matters under the Indian Act
- First Nation governance issues
- Indigenous legal traditions
Jeff is a proud member of the Lax Kw’alaams First Nation. Outside the practice of law, he is an avid birder, and photographer.
The Chilkat regalia in the photo above was woven by Tsamiianbaan – William White a master weaver from Lax Kw’alaams and depicts a Grizzly Bear, in particular, its ears
News, Publications & Presentations
- Author, Indigenous Input Shapes a New Legal Landscape, Mákook pi Sélim, Spring 2022
- Guest Lecturer, “Indigenous Law: Opportunities in Practice,” UVic Faculty of Law, Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders (JD/JID) – Legal Research and Writing Supplemental Course, Law 112I, March 2022
- Feature Interview, “Birds & Indigenous Knowledge (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs),” Wingspan Magazine, Summer 2021
- Recognized in 2022 as one of the 500 most influential business leaders in British Columbia (Law, Indigenous Law) by Business In Vancouver BC500.
- Law Foundation of BC: Public Interest Award, 2017
Year Of Call
- British Columbia, 2019
- J.D., 2018, University of Victoria
- B.A. (Hons.) with distinction, 2015, University of Victoria