The lawyers at
Jeffery & Calder have conducted cases involving all aspects
of serious personal injury litigation including brain damage, spinal
cord injuries, amputations, chronic pain and fibromylagia, fractures
and soft tissue injuries.
- B.A. University of Alberta (1974)
- LLB University of British Columbia (1977)
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia (1978)
being called to the Bar, Greg Calder has practised exclusively
in the area of civil litigation, initially acting for the
insurer. Since 1986 he has acted only for the injured and
has represented people from all walks of life from all over
British Columbia and other parts of the world. He has handled
claims involving brain injury, death, amputations, paralysis,
fractures and soft tissue injuries arising from a wide variety
of circumstances such as swimming pool accidents, car crashes,
falling objects, assaults, professional negligence, skiing
accidents, slips and falls and injuries that have occurred
as a result of faulty products. During his many years of practice,
Mr. Calder has gained extensive experience in mediations and
trials (jury and judge alone) throughout the Province. He
has a busy practice based on referrals from medical professionals,
lawyers and existing and past clients.
- B.Comm. University of British Columbia (1973)
- LLB University of British Columbia (1974)
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia (1975)
30 years experience as a trial lawyer, Larry Kancs has acted
in both criminal and civil litigation matters. Since 1987
he has focused on representing clients who have suffered injuries
and losses in car accidents, assaults, slips and falls, faulty
products and fires. He has represented clients from many ethnic
backgrounds with a wide variety of claims including brain
injury, death, fractures, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, depression
and soft tissue injuries of all varieties. He has lectured
at seminars for the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
and served on the Executive for that association since 1997.
- LLB University of Manitoba (1982)
- Called to the Bar of Manitoba (1983)
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia (1985)
has over 28 years experience, appearing in the Supreme and
Appellate Courts of British Columbia as well as the Supreme
Court of Canada. He has handled personal injury claims
involving brain injury, paralysis, broken bones, soft tissue
injury, chronic pain and emotional trauma arising out of car
accidents, sporting accidents (equestrian, hockey, motocross
and skiing), accidents caused by unsafe premises, medical
mistakes, faulty products and sexual assaults. In addition,
Dale has experience with economic loss claims arising out
of bad investment advice, the denial of insurance coverage
and termination of employment. Dale has written and
lectured for the Continuing Education Society of British Columbia.
He has spoken to various industry groups on ways to reduce
the risk of injury to its patrons and is a member of the Trial
Lawyers Association of British Columbia.
Kimberly Sadler (Partner)
- LLB University of Alberta (2005)
- Called to the Bar of Alberta (2006)
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia (2006)
After being called to the Alberta Bar, Kimberly Sadler initially worked as a defence lawyer acting for the insurer in the area of personal injury law. During this time, she gained valuable insight into defence strategies. For the past six years, before joining Jeffery & Calder in June 2013, Ms. Sadler continued to practice in the area of personal injury, but exclusively for victims injured in motor vehicle accidents. Ms. Sadler has successfully represented clients from many different backgrounds with varied injuries ranging from head and spinal cord trauma, orthopaedic, neuropsychological and soft tissue injuries, chronic pain and psychlogical conditions Ms. Sadler has had mediation, court and trial experience. She is a member of the both the Alberta and British Columbia Law Societies and the Trial Lawyers' Association of British Columbia and continues to act for clients in both Alberta and British Columbia.
- B.A. University of British Columbia (2011)
- J.D. University of New Brunswick (2015)
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia (2016)
David achieved Honours designation in his first year of law school and, in the
summers, volunteered as a Clinician with the Law Students' Legal Advice Program.
David went on to article at two prominent criminal law firms where he gained
valuable experience making submissions in court, conducting examination of
witnesses, and co-authoring numerous articles for the Charter Newsletter. Since
joining Jeffery & Calder, David has assisted in Examinations for Discovery and
Chambers Applications as well as settlement negotiations. David has also gained
valuable trial experience, having participated in a 7-day trial in the Supreme Court of
British Columbia. David represents clients from a variety of backgrounds with
injuries ranging from head and spinal cord trauma, orthopedic, neuropsychological
and soft tissue chronic pain cases. David is a member of the Law Society of British
Columbia and the Trial Lawyers' Association of British Columbia.
& Calder also employs the services of paralegals and a team of highly trained legal support staff, resulting in a more effective, efficient and economical use of legal resources, to provide the highest levels of quality and service.
The firm has extensive experience with trials (both jury and
judge alone) and out-of-court settlement negotiations, including
mediations and appeals, and has, over the years developed
a reputation as being tough but fair.