Joel is an experienced litigator and Partner at Hammerco Lawyers LLP. He manages the firm’s Contingency Practice which runs a variety of litigation claims including Class Action, Personal Injury, Insurance Law, as well as Medical and Dental Negligence.
In Class Action, Joel represents millions of clients in BC and other provinces who have been affected by privacy data breaches, medical product recalls, as well as consumer product liability cases.
Joel joined Hammerco after spending years working for a large insurance defence firm. He leverages his knowledge and experience in insurance law to his clients’ tactical advantage. He is a highly focused advocate for people who need strategic and straightforward advice. As an avid cyclist, Joel is passionate about advocating for cycling safety. He is committed to the development of a national cycling infrastructure and improvements in urban active transportation.
In Personal Injury, in addition to Motor Vehicle accident, Pedestrian, and Catastrophic Injury claims, he has represented countless cyclists and is committed to providing legal advice tailored towards the cycling community. Joel is a director of the B.C. Cycling Coalition and the founder of The Cycling Lawyer.