Vancouver Personal Injury Attorney
What We Do
When you hire us, we will be the professionals who will work on your file. The lawyer you meet with in your first meeting will most likely be the lawyer who handles your case until it is completed. You will work together with your lawyer and paralegal to sort through details and create a strong case. We take the time to make sure we fully understand the extent of your injuries, the legal issues involved in your case, explain your options to you, and keep you informed about the progress of your case.Who we are
With over 40 years of combined experience helping injured people, each lawyer at the firm has developed a solid background as a qualified personal injury attorney practicing in Vancouver. We have worked almost exclusively as personal injury lawyers and have helped thousands of people to gain the compensation they deserve. We put the personal back into personal injury attorney, and work to represent injured people throughout the Vancouver area not their insurance companies. We feel strongly that if you have been injured in an accident you deserve lawyers that will explain your case so that you understand the process and can make informed decisions about your options. We provide excellent legal representation and we do everything we can to create an environment where you feel comfortable dealing with us and our staff. Open lines of communication help us to achieve the best possible results for you. Our job is to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve. We don't just care about your case we care about you and your situation as well.
Raised in Vancouver, Kevin received his law degree from Dalhousie Law School in 1984. After articling in Kamloops Kevin moved back to Vancouver and spent four years with the BC Crown Counsel's office where he honed his trial skills and first met Graham Taylor.
Kevin has over 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer. In 1989 he began working exclusively in the area of personal injury law and has continued to develop his significant skills as a trial lawyer appearing successfully at all levels of B.C. Courts. He is also a skilled negotiator who has settled innumerable claims through direct negotiation or mediation without the need to go to trial.
In 1993 Kevin and Graham founded the personal injury law firm of Taylor & Blair and have successfully represented thousands of injured clients and continue to do so.
Married with two children Kevin has been active in sports all his life, either playing or coaching numerous sports. He hikes, mountain bikes and continues to play ice hockey on two local teams.
A life-long resident of Vancouver, Graham received his law degree from UBC in 1980 and spent six years working for the BC Crown Counsel's office where he gained valuable experience as a trial lawyer before switching to personal injury law in 1988. After six years working as a trial lawyer for a local personal injury firm he teamed up with Kevin Blair in 1993 and founded Taylor & Blair, Personal Injury Lawyers.
Graham has over 25 years of experience as a civil trial lawyer, including representing clients at all levels of the BC Courts before jury trials, by judge alone, and in summary trials and Appeals. Focusing exclusively on personal injury law has given Graham both a thorough understanding of personal injury law and procedure as well as extensive mediation experience.
Married with three grown daughters, Graham is an avid sports enthusiast. In addition to coaching his kids at various sports, Graham has played rugby locally (Meralomas), provincially and nationally representing Canada against several of the world's top rugby nations.
Although Graham will be retiring in June 2015, he will continue to make his extensive experience available to the lawyers at Taylor & Blair and will continue to be a valuable resource.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Brian received his law degree from the University of Victoria in 2004 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2005. After articling at a large national law firm in Vancouver, Brian spent three years working as in house counsel at a national real estate firm.
Brian has a keen interest in personal injury law and joined Taylor and Blair as an associate lawyer in 2009. He has developed a growing client base dealing with all types of personal injury matters.
Before obtaining his law degree, Brian earned his Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University in California and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario.
He is a member of the B.C. Trial Lawyers Association.
Brian enjoys cycling and spending time with his wife and children.
Born in Richmond and raised in Vancouver, David received his law degree from the University of Manchester. Since he began practicing law David has had a wide variety of exposure to complex family and civil litigation, including class actions. For a number of years David practiced in the area of insurance defense, however he was not happy working for insurance companies and decided to bring his extensive experience to bear working now exclusively for injury victims. David now exclusively represents Plaintiff's in personal injury actions and brings a wealth of insight gained from years of working for insurers to his practice.
David has successfully appeared before all levels of the British Columbia court system and has significant experience in mediation and negotiations to resolve issues outside of the court system.
David is a member of the B.C. Trial Lawyers Association.
Outside of work David spends time with his wife and young children.
We work with certified, highly trained, experienced paralegals that assist in the day-to-day management of client files. We only hire staff who have excellent people skills and who we think will take the time to listen to our clients and genuinely want to see them get a good result.
Main Office: 1607 - 805 West Broadway Vancouver BC V5Z 1K1 | Tel: (604) 737-6900 | Fax: (604) 737-6901
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