About

Georgialee Lang has practiced as a trial and appellate lawyer in Vancouver, Canada for 26 years. She has been blessed with great clients, wonderful colleagues and exceptional cases. Her website is at georgialeelang.com. Her present focus is on appeal work, litigation strategy, arbitration, and writing legal and political pieces. Her accomplishments include:

Awarded Lexpert Zenith Award for Leading Women Lawyers September 2013. One of 60 Canadian women lawyers honoured in Toronto

Appeared as counsel for intervenor Evangelical Fellowship of Canada in AG v. Bedford Supreme Court of Canada (Prostitution case) June 2013

Appeared as counsel for 8 fathers seeking access to their children from Bountiful BC’s polygamous community

Awarded 2012 Canadian Bar Association Community Service Award for pro bono work

Named by “Best Lawyers in Canada” and “Lexpert” as a leading lawyer

Regular contributor to “Huffington Post” and “Postmedia”

Law blog “lawdiva.wordpress.com” awarded Best Canadian Legal Blog 2010 by the Canadian Blog Awards

Law blog nominated in Canadian Weblog Awards for Best New Blog and Best Written Blog

Named by Next Level Leadership as a Leading Woman in the business, entrepreneur and professional category

Adjunct Law Professor in the University of British Columbia Law School

Counsel in three Supreme Court of Canada cases: Stein v. Stein 2008 Rick v. Brandsema 2009 and Bedford v.AG Canada

Member of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Advocacy Institute

Member of Attorney-General’s Family Law Act Advisory Group

Participant in Knowledge Network educational video- Unrepresented Litigants and Family Law

Participant in National Judge’s Conference video- Mock Trial Evidence

Member of Advisory Committee Family Relations Act Reform Project (Social Planning and Research Council)

Completed Fellowship requirements for designation Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitration, United Kingdom

Prolific writer, media commentator for a variety of legal publications, Huffington Post, Postmedia, Toronto Star, Desert Sun (Calif) and keynote speaker

Decades of public service including leadership positions in the Canadian Bar Association, the Lawyer’s Benevolent Fund, the Legal Services Society, Continuing Legal Education, UBC Law Alumni Association, Alpha in the Workplace, Broadway Lodge, Regent College, Broadway Church and other organizations;

Founder of a Free Legal Clinic operated for Cityreach Society in Vancouver, Pro Bono Law Coordinator for the British Columbia Court of Appeal;

Mentor to dozens of law students and young lawyers.

For fun she sings opera, acts, writes, rides motorcycles, skis, travels and cooks gourmet meals for Doug. (she also plays with her puppy Phoenix)

Georgialee Lang BA JD MCIArb
glang@georgialeelang.com
georgialeelang.com



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