Bio:

Gene Fraser brings more than 25 years of experience as a litigation lawyer to CBM Lawyers. He has practiced in the litigation departments of national law firms in both Toronto and Vancouver. Gene advises clients on matters concerning estate litigation, personal injury claims and civil litigation. He has represented clients in trials and appeals at all levels of court in British Columbia and at every level of the federal court system, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Gene is also a certified mediator and has extensive experience negotiating settlements and mediating disputes on behalf of clients.


Memberships and Professional Activities:

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Regular lecturer on Wills and Estates and Civil Litigation for the Law Society of British Columbia Professional Legal Training Course


Education:

  • University of Victoria, Ph.D. (Law), 2015
  • University of Toronto, J.D., 1991
  • Simon Fraser University, B.A. (First Class Double Honours)


Awards:

  • President’s Research Award (University of Victoria) for Ph.D. Thesis
  • Law Foundation of British Columbia Doctoral Scholarship
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship
  • Dr. Julius Schleicher Award for Health Law


Year of Call and Jurisdiction:

  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia, 1993
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1992