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New addition to our criminal lawyer firm

Our Kamloops criminal law firm is pleased to welcome articled student Irene Shih, a recent TRU Law School graduate. Irene began her articles with Brad Smith, QC in May 2022. Irene first joined our criminal lawyers as a summer student ...

Not guilty verdict for first degree murder charges

Monday, April 25, 2022 was a special day for our criminal law firm. That is the day that we were thrilled to receive a verdict of not guilty for both first degree murder charges against our client. The trial took ...

Apply for a summer student position in our criminal lawyer firm

We are accepting applications for a summer law student job in our Kamloops criminal lawyer firm Over the past two summers, Smith Law Group has hired summer students with a strong interest in criminal law. The students gained practical experience ...

Kamloops criminal lawyer to coach TRU law students in argument strategy

In February, when Thompson Rivers University law students compete in the BC Court of Appeal Moot, Kamloops criminal lawyer Danielle Ching McNamee will be their co-coach and mentor. “The moot is very good practice for the students,” said Ching McNamee ...

Kamloops criminal lawyer to lecture on cross-examination

Kamloops criminal defence lawyer Brad Smith, QC will start the new year with law students at Thompson Rivers University, as an invited guest lecturer in the law school’s course on Dispute Resolution. Smith will lecture on cross-examination, an advocacy skill ...

Criminal law firm welcomes articled student Kyle Hunter

Kamloops criminal law firm, Smith Law Group, is pleased to welcome back Kyle Hunter, a recent TRU Law graduate. Kyle began his articles with Brad Smith, QC in August 2021. He completed the Professional Legal Training Course in September 2021 ...

“I don’t know who your lawyer is, but they must be GOOD!”

We get the best feedback from our clients! One client was recently arrested and taken into police custody on serious criminal charges just two hours before end of court day on a Friday of a long weekend. What does it ...

Summer of criminal law for TRU Law student

Smith Law Group has hired a Thompson Rivers University law student for the summer. Irene Shih, who has a strong interest in criminal law, has completed her second year of law school in Kamloops. Over the summer, Irene will gain ...

We’ve hired two summer students

Smith Law Group has hired two Thompson Rivers University law students for the summer. Kyle Hunter has completed his second year of law school, while Jill Wiberg has completed her first year of law school. Over the summer, Kyle and ...

Danielle Ching McNamee joins Smith Law Group

Danielle Ching McNamee joined Smith Law Group in December 2019. Danielle is a top-ranked recent graduate of TRU law school who clerked with the Supreme Court of BC and articled with a prominent Kamloops law firm. She is a strong ...

Brad Smith appointed Queen’s Counsel

We are delighted to announce that Brad Smith, founding lawyer of Smith Law Group, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel, commonly known as QC. The QC designation formally recognizes exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. Each year the Queen’s ...

Client not guilty of first-degree murder

Brad Smith had a big win in BC Supreme Court in Prince George this year. He acted for a client accused of first-degree murder of another man. Brad's client was found not-guilty of first-degree murder and guilty of the lesser ...