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Robyn L. Wishart

LL.B., Lawyer

Robyn L. Wishart has been practicing law since 1999 and has represented plaintiffs exclusively since June 2008. Prior to that, Robyn represented some of the largest insurance companies, including Lloyd’s of London, in litigation matters throughout Canada, giving her great insight on how they operate. Robyn has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal, handling a wide variety of cases including the CFL sport concussion class action claim; all levels of brain and vestibular injuries; and spinal cord injuries at the most severe levels.

Robyn has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Winnipeg and a law degree from the University of Victoria. Her undergraduate studies were focused on sports psychology and Robyn continues to study and teach neuroscience and its application to law, storytelling, and decision-making in Canada and the United States of America.

Robyn is an internationally sought after speaker and faculty member for AAJ college programs. Robyn has presented at prestigious educational events across Canada and the U.S. and is the first Canadian to teach and lead civil advocacy workshops at the Ultimate Trial College at Harvard University Law School.

Robyn is member of the publication committee for Trial Magazine and the co-chair of the research committee for the America Society of Trial Consultants.

Robyn is the founding partner at the Vancouver law firm, Brain and Spine Law BC, and can be reached at robyn.wishart@me.com.