Richard moved to Canada from the United Kingdom in 1984. After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of Western Ontario in 1991, Richard worked in Yamagata, Japan teaching English. In 1995, he earned a Master’s Degree in Japanese Studies from the University of Essex in the UK. He returned to Canada, and in 1999, he received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia.
After practicing law in the Fraser Valley and Kelowna, Richard moved to Vernon in 2006 and became a partner at a prominent Vernon law firm. In August 2021, he joined DuMoulin Boskovich. Currently, he practices in the areas of personal injury litigation and commercial litigation. He has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, including the Court of Appeal, and has completed numerous trials in both the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of British Columbia.
In his spare time, Richard enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children, as well as hiking, skiing, and playing squash. He is also a member of the Kalamalka Rotary Club.
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.