JJ McIntyre was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1981 and the Bar of the Yukon in 2011. He spent his first three years of practice prosecuting criminal cases with the Crown Counsel Office of the British Columbia Ministry of the Attorney General based in Vancouver. In 1984, he joined Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang, concentrating on criminal and civil litigation including insurance, transportation and environmental cases and personal injury matters. He was a partner at Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang from 1989 until his departure in 1997, when he started his own firm, McIntyre Winteringham, with a focus on barristers work. The firm name was transformed in 2007 with the joinder of Nic Weigelt.
He has conducted numerous trials both jury and non-jury. He has appeared at all levels of Court in British Columbia, the Federal Court Trial Division, the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Territorial Court in the Yukon. He has frequently been retained as ad hoc Crown Counsel to prosecute serious criminal offences. As defence counsel he has defended criminal, environmental and Workers Compensation Act regulatory offences. He has also represented clients who are members of a regulated profession in investigatory and disciplinary hearings before their administrative bodies including the Financial Institutions Commission (mortgage brokers), Real Estate Council of British Columbia (real estate agents) and the Insurance Council of British Columbia (insurance brokers and agents).
JJ continues to practise criminal law and civil litigation including commercial disputes involving property and contractual rights, negligence and personal injury cases.
Nic Weigelt was called to the bar of British Columbia in 1998. He then practiced in the firm Leflufy Weigelt, primarily in the area of criminal defence conducting jury and non-jury trials in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia. With a personal background in outfitting operations, he developed a practice in defending regulatory offences associated with wildlife management. He remained a member of the Canadian Forces Reserves and was admitted as a legal officer and joined the Directorate of Defence Council Services of the Judge Advocate General in 2003. He represented officers and serving personnel in disciplinary hearings and courts martial. He has developed an expertise in policing and use of force and represented municipal police officers in such claims. In 2007, he joined his current firm and added civil litigation to his practice.
He expanded his representation of outfitter operations located in British Columbia to the Yukon and was admitted to the Bar of the Yukon in 2009. The use of aircraft in such operations facilitated an air law practice and defending cases before the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada. He has appeared on regulatory and civil litigation matters before the Territorial Court and the Supreme Court of Yukon.
He represents municipal and RCMP police officers in criminal, administrative and civil matters. His civil litigation practice includes disputes with government over land use, mining rights, commercial litigation, negligence and personal injury cases.
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