PREVIOUS CASES

 

Lisa has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada, BC Court of Appeal and the BC Supreme Court on Appeals as a defence lawyer and Appellate Counsel. 

Her previous cases include:

Second-degree murder trial resulting in a manslaughter verdict
R v. A.D. (BCSC 2016)

First-degree murder trial resulting in an outright acquittal
R v. JM (BCSC, 2009)

First-degree murder trial litigated at the British Columbia Supreme Court resulting in a manslaughter verdict, at the Court of Appeal, and at the Supreme Court of Canada
R v. TS (SCC, 2009)

First-degree murder trial resulting in a manslaughter verdict
R v. ER (BCSC, 2007)

Sexual assault case where the Supreme Court of Canada considered what was sufficient in determining whether a judge had applied the proper legal standard to the case
R v. REM (SCC, 2008)

First-degree murder trial resulting in a manslaughter verdict and sentence of two years in custody
R v. EL (BCSC, 2006)

Nine-month drug trial resulting in a full acquittal
R v. AT (BCSC, 2006)

The Court of Appeal had to decide whether or not a break-in was a "home invasion"
R v. JFW (BCCA, 2008)

The Court of Appeal overturned a trial decision that did not allow the client credit for "dead time"--time spent in custody before a sentencing
R v. CB (BCCA, 2007)

First-degree murder trial resulting in an outright acquittal
R v. SM (BCSC, 2007)