Meghan K. Forhan

Joel Whysall Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Meghan K. Forhan

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Meghan Forhan is a determined criminal lawyer who effectively defends her clients. She has worked as an Ad Hoc Prosecutor and is skilled at finding the weakness in the prosecution’s case. Meghan knows your constitutional rights, which defences apply to your situation, and will identify a winning strategy. She will meticulously prepare your defence and effectively execute the defence trial plan. Where a plea bargain is an option, Meghan is a skilled negotiator and will get the best plea deal possible.

Meghan has argued before all levels of court throughout British Columbia including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court. Meghan’s case load consists of defending clients charged with sexual assault, drug trafficking, domestic assault, impaired driving, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, firearms offences, break and entering and fraud. In addition, she assists many clients with Immediate Roadside Prohibitions [IRP’s], civil forfeiture and border seizures.

Meghan is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo with a B.A. in Legal Studies and then obtained her law degree from the University of Victoria. Meghan has written for the Canadian Bar Association [CBA] on the constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences, as well as presented to the CBA on legislative amendments to impaired driving laws.

Meghan also supervises young lawyers through the UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program and volunteers her time with Access Pro Bono.

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