Vancouver Criminal Lawyers

Mickelson & Whysall Law Corporation
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Vancouver
Criminal Lawyers

Mickelson & Whysall
Law Corporation

The lawyers at Mickelson & Whysall successfully handle all matters including gun and drug offences, sexual assaults, driving offences, financial crimes and appeals. The team includes lead counsel Joel Whysall, senior associates Cathryn Moore and Meghan Forhan, associate counsel Brian Mickelson and associates Julie Audette and Aya Tubinshlak. Together they have over 50 years combined experience. Mickelson and Whysall Law Corporation began in 1978 and continues to be a leading firm in British Columbia obtaining outstanding results for clients.

The lawyers at Mickelson & Whysall are excellent trial lawyers experienced in defending sexual assaults, driving offences, drug offences, firearms offences, assaults, domestic assaults, theft, and fraud. They also have extensive understanding of civil forfeiture, appeals, judicial review, seizures, and record suspensions. Their wide-range of practice and knowledge makes the lawyers at Mickelson & Whysall well suited to defend any issue you may have.

The Team

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Meghan K. Forhan

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Cathryn Moore

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Brian Mickelson

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Julie Audette

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Aya Tubinshlak

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Practice Areas

Guns & Drugs

With the skills to challenge special authorizations used in guns and drugs cases, we can help in achieving dismissal of the charges faced.

Sexual Offences

Sexual assault is an upsetting allegation to face. The lawyers at Mickelson and Whysall handle all sexual assault and sexual offence allegations.

Driving Offences

Driving is not just a privilege, it is essential to maintaining your daily life. You need proper representation to guard against losing your licence.

Domestic Assault

Relationships are complicated – a variety of causes can create tensions that lead to arguments. We will do what it takes to get you back home.

Financial Crimes

Crimes of a financial nature are serious allegations and a black mark on your reputation. Our lawyers can get to the real evidence.

Appeals

When trial or sentencing did not go as expected, it is time for a fresh opinion. Let us help you ensure your defence is properly heard and considered.

We are Available 24/7     604.688.8588

Featured Criminal Cases

Client Charged with Uttering Threats to Her Cheating Husband & Brother In-Law

Client charged with slashing her husband’s tires and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm to him after finding out husband had cheated on her [client also threatened brother in law].

Client Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

Accused client arrested and charged with sexual assault of the daughter of a long-term girlfriend. Accused in on-again off-again relationship with mother of daughter.

Possession of a Prohibited Weapon; Possession of Cocaine & Possession of False ID Documents

Ms. Forhan’s client reported that he was being harassed by police and being constantly pulled over for no reason. During one of these “random” stops, police searched the client’s vehicle and found cocaine, an extendable baton with a tazer ...

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Defending Allegations of Child Abuse

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