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In a perfect world a family law trial would be the end of family law litigation, but mistakes can be made and that's when you need an appellate lawyer. As a family law litigator for 26 years with a focus on appellate advocacy, you need Georgialee Lang in your corner when the Reasons for Judgment just don’t make sense.


Georgialee Lang has argued dozens of cases before the British Columbia Court of Appeal, including several that are leading decisions in family law in British Columbia, in addition to being counsel in three Supreme Court of Canada decisions, namely, Stein v. Stein in 2008, Rick v. Brandsema in 2009, and Attorney-General v. Bedford in 2013.

As the Family Law Coordinator for the British Columbia Court of Appeal Pro Bono Program she has reviewed and provided appeal opinions on dozens of other cases.

As a member of the Supreme Court of Canada Advocacy Institute, she also has experience coaching lawyers who are headed to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Georgialee Lang will deliver expeditious appeal opinions or assist with an appeal, from factum writing to oral argument.

LEADING APPEAL CASES ARGUED BY MS. LANG

Hathaway v. Hathaway 2014 BCCA 310

Bodine-Shah v. Shah 2014 BCCA 191

Hallgren v. Fry 2013 BCCA 15

Attorney-General v. Bedford June 2013 SCC


Moradkhan v. Mofidi 2013 BCCA 132

Ouellette v. Ouellette 2012 BCCA 145


Devine v. Devine 2012 BCCA 509

Brown v. Douglas 2011 BCCA 521

Stein v. Stein 2006 BCCA 391, 2007 BCCA 187, 2008 SCC 35


Wei v. Cao 2009 BCCA 268


James v. James 2009 BCCA 261

Olney v. Raineville 2009 BCCA 380, 2010 BCCA 155


Scott v. Scott 2008 BCCA 457


Chutter v. Chutter 2008 BCCA 177 2009 BCCA 177


Hodgkinson v. Hodgkinson 2004 BCCA 467, 2006 BCCA 158


Rick v. Brandsema 2008 BCCA 96, 2007 BCCA 549, 2007 BCCA 217, 2009 SCC 10


Renwick v. Renwick 2007 BCCA 521


Laxton v. Coglon 2008 BCCA 414

"If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.”
      -- Benjamin Franklin