EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
- Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2016
- Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2013
- Summer Law Student, Steinmans Trial Lawyers, 2014-2015
- Called to the Bar in 2017
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AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Motor vehicle litigation
- Civil litigation
- Head injury claims
- Company disputes
- Estate litigation
- Employment law
- Contractual disputes
- Insurance defense
Tiffany Chan was called to the bar in September 2017, after articling with our firm. She was previously a summer student with the firm in 2014 and 2015. Tiffany graduated from University of Ottawa Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree in June 2016.
Her practice areas include motor vehicle litigation, civil litigation, head injury claims, company disputes, estate litigation, employment law, contractual disputes and insurance defence.
Tiffany was a teaching assistant in the Dispute Resolution Practicum, where she led training sessions to help first-year students prepare for their interview, negotiation, and mediation simulations.
Tiffany has assisted counsel in preparing a Cantonese speaking client for giving evidence, interviewing witnesses, and drafting pleadings. Tiffany worked in the UBC legal aid clinic. She also does legal research, including work on a research project for a Supreme Court of Canada leave to appeal application.
In 2015, Tiffany was a participant in the Richard Weiler Mediation Competition where she engaged in negotiations involving a contractual dispute in a mediation that was facilitated by a professional mediator.
Tiffany is dedicated to her involvement in the community. She was an intern for Dress for Success, an Executive Member of the Heart of the City Piano Program and she has been Assistant Chair for the Harvard World Model United Nations.
Tiffany Chan’s personal interests and accomplishments are very diverse. She is an accomplished pianist, enjoys leading worship at church and donates much of her time for charity events. Tiffany is also fluent in 3 languages, English, Cantonese and Mandarin. In her spare time, she loves to participate in local runs such as the Scotiabank 5K Run as well as hiking BC’s beautiful mountains.
It has been my experience that Neal Steinman conducts his practice, and himself, in accordance with the highest ethical standards and consistently exhibits sound judgment. He has the ability to effectively analyze complex legal issues, resulting in the provision of practical advice to efficiently resolve matters.-Senior Counsel in Litigation
Neal's all-round excellent legal abilities are coupled with a rare and genuine concern and interest in the well-being of his clients, not only the outcome of their legal issues. His highly competent approach to files frequently employs his unique inventiveness to achieve his clients’ objectives.-Counsel in Commercial Litigation
Neal has always proven excellent and wise counsel in a range of situations.-Counsel in Commercial Litigation
Neal treats each client with respect and provides legal services that are designed to meet the client's unique needs. I have referred Neal to my clients and have received very positive feedback. Neal is an excellent lawyer and I recommend his services.-Senior Attorney in Commercial Litigation
Neal's personal attention to cases and practical advice have served his clients well for over 25 years. He is an excellent litigator and one of the best negotiators in the British Columbia bar, and has represented clients in the insurance industry ranging from large, self-insured corporations to traditional insurance companies.-Attorney in Commercial Defense
Neal S. Steinman is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, professional and skilled civil litigators, or barristers, I have ever known. After twenty (20) or so years of practice and having started over 100+ civil Trials, mostly Jury matters, one gets to recognize and respect real talent. Neal S. Steinman has a litigation skill set, both inside the court room and in the board room of a mediation, discovery, or pre-trial, second to very few. I would highly recommend retaining Neal S. Steinman-Senior Partner in Civil Litigation
In my dealings with Neal Steinman, I am consistently impressed with his analytical ability, his judgment, and his integrity. He is tactful and strategic, but never afraid to stand up for what's right. This is a lawyer I would want in my corner.-Counsel in Litigation
I have known Neal Steinman for over 30 years. He is a creative, entrepreneurial smart and practical lawyer whose communications skills are top-notch.-Partner in Civil Litigation
I am a tax partner and managing partner of my own tax boutique firm. I do not do any civil litigation work. I have referred a number of client matters to Neal Steinman over the years. He is an excellent lawyer and always obtained good results for my clients.-Attorney in Civil Litigation
Neal is an exceptional trial lawyer with good instincts for litigating and settling cases. He is one of the best prepared, most articulate, and practical counsel you can find, having honed his skills at the highest levels of practice at every level of court in British Columbia.-Attorney in Commercial Litigation
Neal brings a strong combination of experience, ethics, and energy to his practice. He is practical, problem-solving lawyer who is also unafraid to step into the courtroom when needed.-Counsel in Civil litigation
Neal is a very capable and skilled lawyer who thinks well on his feet and in the crunch of the moment in argument before the Bench. He is personable polite respectful of peers and well prepared. He finds practical and direct solutions to varied litigation problems. He is a capable navigator of the Court process and is very experienced, especially in defending commercial, estate litigation and motor vehicle accident claims. He works cooperatively with other team lawyers when it is required.-Senior Counsel in Commercial Litigation