Michael has practiced exclusively in civil litigation since his call to the bar in 1988 with extensive experience in complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels in British Columbia and the Yukon as well as in mediation and arbitration. In his general litigation practice, Michael advises and represents strata property managers, strata corporations and strata owners in a wide variety of disputes under the Strata Property Act and under the home warranty and REDMA provisions. Among other areas of law, his practice has an emphasis in construction/corporate/commercial disputes, expropriation, family law cases, professional negligence, employment, and personal injury.
Notably, Michael has 15 years of extensive experience in strata property matters and disputes including highly complex land use and cost sharing easement issues and construction deficiency/warranty insurance claims throughout the lower mainland. To the extent that he acts on behalf of strata property managers and numerous strata corporations, he provides representation not just as litigation counsel appearing at the superior Courts of British Columbia, at arbitration, mediation and administrative tribunals such as the Human Rights Tribunal, Employment Standards and City Variance hearings, but also as legal advisor in the strata and real estate regulatory fields as well as all other areas of the law. These include extensive past and ongoing experience in the following:
Numerous home warranty and construction deficiency claims against warranty providers and builders in complex construction deficiency claims worth substantial millions of dollars;
Michael is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.
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.