JoAnne Barnum

JoAnne Barnum

Harper Grey LLP

Recognized since 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Medical Negligence

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JoAnne is an associate with Harper Grey practising in the areas of Insurance, Health, Regulatory, and Aboriginal Law.

Her insurance practice includes both subrogation and defence work. She acts for insurers pursuing subrogated actions in property damage claims, and defends insurers in matters involving property disputes, bodily injury claims, and professional negligence.

In her health law practice, JoAnne assists medical professionals in a variety of settings. She defends medical professionals in malpractice claims, and also represents them in matters involving their respective Colleges, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and other tribunals.

JoAnne also acts for First Nations in matters involving disputes on reserve. JoAnne has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia as well as Federal Court. She has also appeared before numerous tribunals.

JoAnne was called to the bar in 2014 after summering and articling with Harper Grey. Prior to joining Harper Grey, she interned at the Legal Services Board of Nunavut and was a student clinician at the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic.

JoAnne is active in the legal community. She works with Access Pro Bono as duty counsel to provide free summary legal advice to low-income individuals, and is a supervising lawyer for the Law Students Legal Advice program.

Contact & Links
  • 650 West Georgia Street, Suite 3200
    Vancouver, BC V6B 4P7
  • University of British Columbia, J. D., graduated 2013
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 2014

Harper Grey LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

31 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Negligence

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