Miriam Isman

Miriam Isman

Associate
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone:
604-259-0846 (Local)
866-826-9772 (Toll Free)
Email:
[email protected]

Miriam Isman is an Associate at Sugden, McFee & Roos. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, she clerked at the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and worked as an associate at a national law firm.

Miriam obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, and a law degree from the University of Victoria. During law school, she was Vice President of the Law Students' Society, Business and Public Relations Manager for the student law journal, and coach of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition. Upon graduation, she received the McIntyre Medal, a prize awarded for exemplary dedication to community service, student leadership, and academic excellence over the course of the Juris Doctor program.

Miriam has a broad litigation practice that includes civil, criminal, and administrative law. She has experience with complex commercial and criminal litigation, and regularly assists clients with professional disciplinary matters. She has represented clients at regulatory hearings, appeared as counsel in all levels of court in British Columbia, and acted as junior counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia, 2013

Education

  • University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: Vice President of the Law Students' Society, Business and Public Relations
    • Honors: Manager for the Student Law Journal
    • Honors: Coach of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition
    • Honors: McIntyre Medal
  • University of Alberta, School of Business, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    • B.Comm - 2009
    • Major: Business, Economics, and Law
    • Minor: Human Resource Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Mr. Justice Tysoe and Madam Justice Neilson of the British Columbia Court of Appeal, Clerk, 2012 - 2013
  • British Columbia Court of Appeal, Clerk, 2015