Michael SutherlandPartner + lawyer

Michael Sutherland practices as a civil litigator with a wide and varied practice. Michael practices in the area of and has expertise in the following areas of law:

  1. Plaintiff Motor Vehicle Claims
  2. Medical Malpractice claims
  3. Personal Injury Claims
  4. Wrongful Dismissal and Employment law
  5. Estate Litigation and varying Wills
  6. Insurance denials and breach claims

Michael was called to the bar after graduating from the University of Victoria in 1992 and from the University of Saskatchewan Law School in 1998. Michael was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1999. Michael Joined MJB Lawyers LLP in 2000 and became a partner in 2004.
Prior to embarking on his academic career, Michael was a goaltender for the 85/86 Lethbridge Broncos and the 86/87 Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League. Michael won a Cyclone Taylor Championship in 84/85 with his hometown Cranbrook Colts, and played for short periods of time with the Kelowna Packers, Vernon Lakers, and Nanaimo Clippers of the BCJHL.
Married with three children, Michael is very proud of his family. Michael is an avid golfer, mountain biker and skier.
Michael also coaches minor baseball in the summer and minor hockey in the winters. Michael was named Rep Coach of the year by Kamloops Minor Hockey in 2020. He also finds time to volunteer for the Kamloops Classic Swim Club. 

Michael is a member of the following organisations:

  1. British Columbia Law Society
  2. Canadian Bar Association
  3. Trial Lawyers of British Columbia
  4. Kamloops Bar Association

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