Jasmeet Wahid is a partner at Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP. Her family law practice is diverse and interesting. It often includes complex financial and parenting issues. Her practice also includes unique issues in the areas of adoption, reproductive technology, child protection, and First Nations concerns. Jasmeet appears in all levels of court. In 2017, she was successful in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the adoption of a First Nations child and the statutory scheme of the Adoption Act [M.M. v.T.B., 2017 BCCA 296] with application for leave to the Supreme Court of Canada being dismissed. 

Jasmeet enjoys collaborating with colleagues in other practice areas involving challenging family law and related issues. In her spare time, Jasmeet has managed to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, ride a camel in the Indian desert and complete a marathon in Hawaii. She is searching for her next adventure.

Education

LL.B., University of Calgary, 2005

B.A., University of British Columbia, 2002

Family Law Mediator under the Family Law Act, 2019.

Enrolled in “Mediating Disputes” Mediation Course at Harvard Negotiation Institute, to be completed in June 2019.

Enrolled in Creative Writing Course at SFU, to be completed in August 2019.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia, 2006

Events

Jasmeet is a contributor to continuing education seminars for other lawyers, and co-chairs or presents regularly at conferences or meetings on various issues including:

  • March 7, 2019: Co-Chair of CLE conference: Family Law Provincial Court Practice
  • October 31, 2018: Guest speaker at Vancouver CBA Immigration Law Section Meeting: Intersection of Family and Immigration Law
  • October 26, 2018: Guest speaker at CLE conference: Hot Topics in Family Law Part II: Good Lawyering for Bad Parenting
  • June 8, 2018: Co-Chair of CLE conference: Hot Topics in Family Law: Navigating the Financial Landscape
  • June 21, 2017: Guest speaker of CBA Webinar: Adoption Law: The Basics and Then Some…
  • February 9, 2017: Co-Chair of CLE conference: Family Law Provincial Court Practice
  • February 18, 2016: Guest speaker at Vancouver CBA Family Law Meeting re: FMEP and MCFD: Beyond the Acronyms

Publications & Press

Languages

Punjabi

Practice Areas

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