Joel Whysall

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Joel has been practicing criminal defence in Vancouver and throughout British Columbia for over 16 years. Joel has earned the respect of his clients and the courts. He is known as a gutsy and clever lawyer with a record of successes and a willingness to accept difficult cases. Joel is senior counsel and has argued before all levels of court throughout British Columbia including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court.

Joel’s caseload consists of drug and firearms offences, sexual assaults, fraud & theft offences, crimes of violence, civil forfeiture and all motor vehicle offences including impaired driving. In addition, Joel does criminal appeals and has defended numerous serious offences including murder, kidnapping, conspiracy, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, exportation and importation, as well as firearms and proceeds of crime offences.

Joel was born in Winnipeg and grew up in Burnaby. He lives in Vancouver and completed his law degree at the University of British Columbia. He is an avid soccer fan and an amateur musician.

What Our Clients Say About Joel

  • Dear Joel, “I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your legal services. Your time & representation during this difficult time was greatly appreciated. All the advice and guidance made this chapter in my life easier. You handled my case with complete professionalism and support.”

  • Dear Joel, “Thank you for helping my son”

  • Dear Joel, “I can’t thank you enough for all your help this year. It’s been a pretty big year of change for me and with many thanks to you, I can breathe easier and really look forward to 2010. I am very happy I chose you as my lawyer, and I wish you all the best in the New Year and in your career.”