Brett Book, BA (Hons), JD, Articling Student
Brett joined WEL Partners as an Articling Student in August of 2022. Prior to joining WEL Partners, Brett completed his Juris Doctor at Thompson Rivers University where he was a member of the British Columbia Law Schools moot team and President of the Black Law Students Association. On two occasions, he submitted the winning entries in the Canadian Bar Association’s Law School Essay Contest for his papers “Increasing the Use of Technology in Alternative Dispute Resolution,” and “Nothing About us Without Us: the CRPD and it’s Impact on Canadian Law.”
Brett received his Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brock University and his Post-Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Humber College. Throughout his schooling, he volunteered with the Good Shepherd and the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, two experiences which he attributes his passion for helping vulnerable persons with legal issues.
Brett is a strong advocate for making the law more accessible and client-centered. Throughout law school he worked with the Thompson Rivers University Community Legal Clinic and with CanAge, Canada’s National Seniors Advocacy Organization, assisting in the creation of a Massive Open Online Course on Powers of Attorney. Brett views conflict through the lens of a mediator and a litigator and is confident in his ability to provide clients with effective options for the resolution of legal issues.
Latest Blog Posts
- Serving Older and Vulnerable Investors: A Tale of Advisor Negligence
- Declaring a Missing Person Deceased in Johnston v. Hasan Et Al.
- Notice to the Professions: Exploitative Loan Agreements
- Reviewing Court’s Discretion to Remove an Estate Trustee
- Determining Dependants’ Support in Bolte v. Mcdonald Estate
- Recent Applications of Ontario’s Validating Provision in S. 21.1 (1) of the Succession Law Reform Act