Dale Darychuk, Q.C., Partner

Dale has been practising law for 30 years with a focus on civil litigation and particular emphasis on personal injury and estate disputes.

Dale presently Chairs the Board of Directors for the Access Pro Bono Society. He is also the supervising lawyer for the Tri-Cities SHARE Legal Advocate program.

Dale obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Chicago, his law degree from the University of Toronto and in 2009, a Master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Simon Fraser University. He is also a contributor to the recently published book, Hushed Voices: Unacknowledged Atrocities of the 20th Century.

Dale is an avid cyclist who has completed two Ride to Conquer Cancer trips from Vancouver to Seattle, the Whistler Grand Fondo and the Kelowna Gran Fondo.

Dale is married to Tracy, a high school teacher.  Their three girls have left home to pursue their studies leaving Dale and Tracy as empty nesters in New Westminster except for their dog and two cats.

Representative Work:

  • Advising and representing persons injured in car accident and other motor vehicle crashes
  • Assisting children disinherited by their parents
  • Helping cyclists injured in motor vehicle accidents
  • Acting for persons injured by dog bites and slips and falls

Memberships & Professional Affiliations:

  • Trial Lawyers Association of BC, Benefactor Member
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • B.C. Coalition of People With Disabilities, Member

Positions

  • Access Pro Bono, Chair
  • City of New Westminster Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, Member
  • Law Foundation Legal Advocate, Supervising Lawyer

Recognitions / Awards:

  • 2010- Access Pro Bono Dugald Christie Award
  • 2014 – appointed as Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.)

Community Involvement:

  • Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition- New Westminster Chapter, Member-2010 on
  • City of New Westminster Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, Member-2011 on
  • Amnesty International Film Festival, Selection Committee-2009
  • SHARE Family and Community Services, Board Member, 1988-1994

Education:

  • Masters of Liberal Studies, Simon Fraser University, 2009
  • Juris Doctor, University of Toronto, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts- Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1978

Year of Call & Jurisdiction:

  • 1982, British Columbia
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