James D. Vilvang, Q.C.

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Biography

Practised with Sutton Braidwood and merged firm Richards Buell Sutton LLP to date

Jim Vilvang is a senior partner with the Litigation group at Richards Buell Sutton LLP. He was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1974 and in the Yukon in 1994. Jim is also a Qualified Commercial Mediator. He was awarded Queen’s Counsel status in 1996.

Jim has been a distinguished and recognized trial lawyer for over 40 years and is highly regarded by all sectors of the bar for his work ethic, insight, and love of the legal profession.

Jim was recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Personal Injury Litigation. Inclusion in this publication is based entirely on peer-review.

Jim provides legal services through The James Vilvang Law Corporation.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENT WORK

HONOURS AND AWARDS

  • Canadian Bar Association – George A. Goyer Award for Distinguished Service 2011
  • Trial Lawyers Association of BC – Award for Outstanding Contribution – 2003
  • Jim has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Personal Injury Litigation for the 2015 to 2018 editions. Inclusion in this publication is based entirely on peer-review.