Associate, Litigator

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Understanding my client’s needs and motivations is essential to achieving a resolution. My clients trust me to give them honest and informed advice.

Biography

Jamie Porciuncula is an associate litigator with Hamilton Duncan and practises primarily in estate litigation, insurance defence, and employment law. Jamie has represented both corporate and personal clients at various meditations, settlement conferences, administrative tribunals, and at the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia.

Jamie typically represents clients in estate litigation matters including wills variation claims, undue influence claims, incapacity claims, and resulting trust claims. She also assists clients in employment matters including termination of employees, and defence of human rights allegations against employers.

Jamie joined Hamilton Duncan as an Articled Student in 2011 before being called to the B.C. bar in 2012. Prior to returning to B.C., Jamie gained litigation experience while working as an Associate Attorney at a boutique law firm in Seattle, WA where she appeared before the District and Superior Courts in Washington State.

Jamie speaks English and Tagalog.

Publications

  • “Property Division and the new Family Law Act: What’s Mine is Ours”

Associations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Surrey Bar Association
  • Fraser Valley Estate Planning Council

Speaking

  • Jamie has presented at numerous seminars focusing on trending issues in employment law.

Practice Areas

Personal Law Practice Areas

Education

  • J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law (2006)
  • B.A., University of British Columbia (2002)

Bar Locations

  • British Columbia (2012)
  • Washington State (2007)