SCOTT HICKS


SCOTT HICKS

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Scott Hicks has been practicing in the area of civil litigation since 2015. From 2008 until 2015, he acted as Patient Advocate for clients suffering Mental Illness at hundreds of administrative tribunal hearings.

Scott has extensive experience with complex personal injury cases, underinsured motorist protection insurance, administrative law, and criminal defence. In addition to his appearance in the Court of British Columbia, during his time with Nova Scotia Legal Aid he appeared before the Provincial Court and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.​​

In his spare time Scott enjoys cycling, weight training, hiking, creative writing, and hanging with his friends, his partner, and his cats Finn and Simon.

Education

  • Called to the Bar in 2008.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Dalhousie University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Dalhousie University, 2002.
  • Bachelor of Arts (English), Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, 2000.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defence
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Defence


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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