Christopher McPherson

Christopher McPhersonChristopher McPherson is a senior prosecutor responsible for challenging, high-profile homicide cases. He has prosecuted over 30 homicide cases.

Elected a Bencher for 2016, Christopher is a member of the Discipline Committee, Access to Legal Services Advisory Committee and Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee.

Christopher serves as director of the BC Crown Counsel Association, and is a member of the International Association of Prosecutors and International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law. He was formerly President and on the Executive of the New Westminster Bar Association, Co-chair of the CBA Westminster Criminal Subsection and a member of the Policy Review Committee, Criminal Justice Branch.

His teaching and lecturing experience includes coach of the Western Canadian Criminal Moot Competition and UBC Burns Moot Competition, instructor of CLEBC’s Winning Advocacy, lecturer with the National Judicial Institute, ongoing training with the Ministry of Justice and various law enforcement agencies, and presenter at the International Association of Prosecutors Conference.

In the community, Christopher is a member of the East Vancouver Port Lands Liaison Committee, and was formerly an official with Biathlon Canada, volunteering with the Winter Olympics 2010, captain at the Vancouver Rowing Club and president of the Vancouver Skiers Cross-Country Club. He is a long-time coach of aquatics.