Lynal E. Doerksen was called to the bar in Alberta in 1990, where he gained a broad range of practice experience. In 2005, he joined the BC bar and became a Crown prosecutor in Cranbrook, where he remains today as Administrative Crown Counsel.
Elected a Bencher for 2013, Lynal is currently Chair of the Credentials Committee and Unauthorized Practice Committee, Vice-Chair of the Act and Rules Committee and a member of the Executive Committee.
Lynal has served as a volunteer for many organizations, including the Criminology Advisory Committee at the College of the Rockies, CBA – Law Day, Cerebral Palsy Association of Fort McMurray and many triathlon events. He has competed in many triathlons and in 2011 he successfully completed Ironman Canada. He is the past chair of the CBA, BC Branch's Court Services Committee and a past president of the Kootenay Bar Association and the Fort McMurray Bar Association. He is the past president of the North Star Figure Skating Club of Kimberley.