Michael S. Jakeman, heads up the family law department at Velletta and Company.
Michael has an undergraduate degree, a bachelor of science, from the University of Alberta and a professional degree in law, a juris doctor, from the University of Victoria. Michael serves individuals like you and has been protecting individuals rights since his call to both the bar association of British Columbia and Alberta in 2006. Michael believes clients are central to our profession and has served the legal profession in this pursuit through consulting work with both the Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia and the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria.
Michael’s preferred area of practice is family and as either a lawyer or a mediator he can assist you to:
Michael’s career has focused on problem solving for individuals. He brings a diligent and strategic approach to quickly identify concerns for his clients and implements clear communication, negotiation, rights preservation and court based solutions without delay. Michael has extensive trial experience at both Provincial and Supreme Court.
Dispute resolution is often the quickest and most cost effective route for clients. When appropriate, Michael works for clients at lawyer assisted mediations and collaborative processes prior to or at the exclusion of court proceedings.