Joseph is a partner with Preszler Injury Lawyers BC.
Originally from Nova Scotia, Joseph attended Queen’s University for his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in philosophy before pursuing law school at the University of Victoria.
Joseph believes in the careful, assertive representation of his clients. He appreciates that most of his clients are new to the legal system so places a high priority on educating them about their case, keeping them informed each step along the way, and giving reliable, well-researched legal advice.
Earlier in his career, Joseph practiced with two prominent law firms in Vancouver, British Columbia where he conducted and won numerous trials and court applications. He was counsel at trial and on appeal in R. v. Nwanebu, 2014 BCCA 387, a case that made new law in Canada (discussed here by The Lawyers Weekly). Joseph has experience before judge alone and jury trials, including as co-counsel on a five week jury trial where his client received a $1.4M award. He recently attended the Supreme Court of Canada with Dairn Shane on Saadati v. Moorhead, a case dealing with the boundaries of compensable psychological injuries.
Joseph writes on access to justice for the legal column, Reasonable Doubt. His articles from The Georgia Straight can be found here and his articles for NOW Magazine can be found here. Joseph also contributes to seminars for lawyers and paralegals on legal education and provides pro-bono legal services to young people from foster care.
In his personal life, Joseph participates in dog rescue, enjoys cooking with his wife, Lisa, and is an avid fan of mixed martial arts.