EMMA BARFF

EMMA BARFF

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Emma moved to Vancouver from her hometown of the Gold Coast, Australia, in 2017. She joined DuMoulin Boskovich in 2019 as a paralegal while she completed her assessment with the National Committee on Accreditation to obtain her Certificate of Qualification from the Federation of Law Societies Canada, allowing her to practice law in Canada. In the summer of 2021, she transitioned into her role as an articled student.

At the beginning of her career, Emma acquired solicitor’s experience working as a legal graduate in a boutique firm on the Gold Coast. Since embarking upon her legal career in Vancouver, with a primary focus in litigation, Emma has gained valuable experience assisting senior counsel to prepare for trials and various other court appearances in the Provincial Court of British Columbia and the Supreme Court of British Columbia, as well as assist with dispute resolution processes outside the courtroom. Emma is client-oriented; she has exceptional interpersonal skills and is passionate about establishing a good rapport with her clients and providing pragmatic advice and prudent advocacy throughout the litigation process.

Outside the office, Emma loves keeping active. She is an avid gym-goer who enjoys hiking, skiing, and a variety of team sports, and further, she enjoys live music, travelling, and exploring Vancouver’s food scene.

Education

  • Bachelor of International Business, Griffith University, 2016
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Griffith University, 2016
  • Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation, 2021

IN MEMORIAM

JEFFREY C. BOSCHERT

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our Friend, Colleague and Partner at Law, Jeffrey Boschert on January 19, 2022. Jeff was the Managing Partner of the Vernon Office of DuMoulin Boskovich LLP. Jeff had extensive experience in his field which included over 25 years in Real Estate Development. Jeff assisted his clients in every stage of the development process.


Jeff grew up on Vancouver Island. He earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia and his Bachelor of Law at the University of Victoria. Jeff was called to the Bar in 1995 and began his career in Victoria with the Firm, Crease Harman. Jeff went on to work as in-house legal counsel for a major strata-titled rental pool resort development on Vancouver Island before moving to Vernon. Jeff joined Davidson Lawyers LLP in 2002 where he was an Associate and Partner for 18 years. Jeff then joined forces with DuMoulin Boskovich LLP to open their second location in Vernon.

Jeff was the past President of the Vernon Bar Association, a past Director of both the North Okanagan Employment Enhancement Society (NOESS) and the United Way as well as a current Director of The People Place.

Jeff will be missed by his two boys, family, friends and colleagues.

Please contact Sunny Gakhal, Partner, DuMoulin Boskovich LLP at 1-604-669-5500 or 778-943-2077 with any questions or inquiries.

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