Brian E. Mickelson

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Brian is a member of both the British Columbia and California Bar, Brian has been practicing criminal defence for over 37 years. He is widely recognized for his tenacity and remarkable ability to win acquittals in difficult cases.

Brian’s caseload consists of impaired driving cases, motor vehicle offences, domestic assault cases, assault cases and a number of serious sexual assault cases. Brian appears at all levels of court, from the Provincial and Supreme Courts in British Columbia and Alberta to the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Brian is a native of Vancouver, having earned a history and a law degree at the University of British Columbia. With his forceful and uncompromising advocacy and his stunning record of courtroom victories, Brian has earned the respect of his clients and the courts.

What Our Clients Say About Brian

  • Dear Brian, “Every once in a while, one meets a professional who supersedes the stereotypes and expectations of others. You are one of the rare few who combine compassion, wisdom and expertise within your profession. Thank you for the magnificent job you did for me.”

  • Dear Brian, “I wish to extend my thanks and gratitude for all you have done for me in regards to my case. The other day you called me with great news letting me know that I was free of all charges. I cannot thank you and your staff enough for the support and hard work, which you all did, on my behalf. Please know that I would highly recommend your Vancouver Law firm to anyone in need in the future.“

  • Brian, “Thank you once again for your hard work in bringing about a very favorable resolution of my case. I will be sure to retain your card. In the unfortunate event any acquaintances ever have the misfortunate of needing counsel, I will be sure to refer them in your direction.”