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Jacy J. Wingson, QC

Jacy J. Wingson
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Jacy J. Wingson, QC

Jacy provides solutions to family members needing help sorting out property issues, or to family members needing help with estates that seem to be unfairly distributed by a will or by transactions that happened before someone died.

She also assists land owners and business owners with resolving disputes, including insurance and professional negligence claims.

Jacy approaches dispute resolution through a variety of processes or through the courts. She has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia and uses a solutions-based approach to dealing with matters and a personal, team-oriented approach to dealing with clients.

Profile

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1993
  • Called to the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago in 1989
  • Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1987
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 1982

Jacy J. Wingson, QC has represented clients at the Court of Appeal over the past 19 years. She has honed her skills and expertise in meticulously preparing for appeals and in thoroughly advocating her clients’ positions at the Court of Appeal.  Some of her case highlights include:

  • Queen’s Counsel Designation, December 2016
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, BC Chapter
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of BC, Estate Litigation section
  • Member, Surrey Bar Association
  • Present – Member of the Executive Committee and past chair, Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation 
  • 2014-present – Board Member, St. Mary’s Health Foundation
  • 2019 – Planning Committee Member for the Canadian Bar Association province-wide Wills and Estates Conference: Tackling Challenging Issues in Estate Law
  • 1998-present – Past Chair, Executive Committee member and Board member Surrey Hospital and Outpatient Care Foundation
  • 2009-2018 – Chair, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Board member Little Flower Academy – Jane Rowan Society, Board of Directors
  • 2020 – Presenter at the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Really Important Planning Series (under Covid-19)
  • 2019 – Presenter at the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Estates Conference – Practioners’ Forum: Evolution of Spouse
  • 2019 – Presenter at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC Estate & Family Law Summit – How to Fight Smart: Strategies From the Trenches
  • 2016 – Presenter at WNorth Conference for female leaders, “Forging Ahead: Tipping the Scales in your Favour”
  • 2015 – Co-chair & Presenter of Continuing Legal Education course: “Wills & Estates for Paralegals and Legal Support Staff”
  • 2014 – Co-chair & Presenter – “WESA Changes Almost Everything” with the Surrey Bar Association
  • 2014 – Presenter for the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, BC on WESA at “Financial and Estate Planning for Lawyers and Other Professionals”
  • Professional Legal Training Course, Law Society of BC, guest lecturer