As a civil litigation lawyer in Vancouver, Ian Giroday has nearly 30 years of wide-ranging and interesting litigation experience in estate litigation, products liability and class actions, as well as employment, transportation and administrative law. Ian also assists clients with probate applications and estate administration.
He has acted for many large corporations and organizations that you might expect to find on a big firm’s client list, but who have sought out Ian for his honest, effective and personal representation. Some of these clients include Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Jaguar Land Rover Canada, Volvo Cars of Canada Corporation, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, the International Triathlon Union and Van-Kam Freightways Ltd.
Ian has a great fondness for assisting clients as an estate litigation lawyer from his Vancouver office. He takes care to provide clear information, practical advice and effective representation.
Over the past many years Ian has been providing public lectures in the Greater Vancouver area on estate litigation. He has been involved in the legal community as a speaker at various Continuing Legal Education conferences and the Professional Legal Training Course. He is a Bar Association section committee member in the wills and trusts and product liability practice areas and products liability sub-sections. Ian has been an Access to Justice Pro Bono legal advisor.
Ian was a long-time coach of youth soccer and baseball teams as his children grew up. He was involved for many years in the alumni of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, including roles as President of the National Alumni Association and President of the B.C. Alumni Society.
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.