Hunter acclaimed Second VP for 2006

John J.L. HunterLawyers attending the Annual General Meeting on September 23 elected John J.L. Hunter, QC as Second Vice-President for 2006.

Mr. Hunter is a senior litigation counsel at Hunter Voith with a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. He has represented commercial and government clients in a variety of land use disputes, particularly in relation to forestry and Aboriginal litigation, judicial review of government action and injunction remedies.

Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1994, Mr. Hunter is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has written and lectured extensively on both trial and appellate advocacy. He is the author of Conducting a Civil Appeal (Carswell 1995) and served as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching appellate advocacy at the University of British Columbia from 1988 to 2001.

Elected a Bencher for Vancouver in 2001, Mr. Hunter is a member of the Executive Committee (2003-2005), the Discipline Committee (2004-2005) and the Futures Committee (2002, 2004-2005) and a past member of the Credentials Committee (2002-2003).

He currently chairs the Disclosure and Privacy Task Force and the Technology Committee and is Vice-Chair of the Lawyer Education Task Force.