JoAnne Barnum
Associate

DIRECT: 604 895 2826
jbarnum@harpergrey.com

ASSISTANT: Melissa Olson
molson@harpergrey.com

Areas of Practice

Biography

JoAnne Barnum is an associate with the Health Law and Insurance Law Practice Groups of Harper Grey. She assists clients and senior lawyers on a variety of matters.

JoAnne has appeared before the Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and various tribunals. She has assisted in preparing submissions for the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

JoAnne was called to the bar in 2014 after summering and articling with the firm.  JoAnne received her J.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2013 and was the recipient of the prestigious Raymond Herbert Award, bestowed upon the top all-round graduating student from the UBC Faculty of Law each year.  The Award is based on academic achievement, athletic involvement, the ability to work with and lead others, and moral force of character.  She also interned at the Legal Services Board of Nunavut for a summer and was a student clinician at the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic.

Prior to attending law school, JoAnne obtained a B.A. (Hons) in Sociology and Anthropology from Simon Fraser University.

JoAnne is active in the legal community. She works with Access Pro Bono as duty counsel to provide free summary legal advice to low-income individuals, and is a supervising lawyer for the Law Students Legal Advice Program.  In her free time, JoAnne can be found playing soccer or ultimate on Vancouver-based teams.

Education

  • Simon Fraser University - BA (Hons) Sociology and Anthropology, 2010
  • University of British Columbia – J.D., 2013

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2014

Leadership

  • Board Member - UBC Law Alumni Association
  • Contributor, Contemporary Canadian Insurance Law Casebook, 2015, Published by LexisNexis Canada
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch
  • Contributing Author - Administrative Justice: A Practitioner's Guide, 2016, Published by LexisNexis Canada

News



Events

Articles



Newsletter

April 1, 2017
Administrative Law Observer, April 2017
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: JoAnne Barnum, Jackson Doyle
November 1, 2016
Administrative Law Observer, November, 2016
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: JoAnne Barnum, Scott Marcinkow
August 1, 2016
Administrative Law Observer, August 2016 Update
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: JoAnne Barnum, Adam Way
May 1, 2016
Administrative Law Observer May 2016
Administrative Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: JoAnne Barnum, Nathaniel Turner
August 1, 2015
Insurance Law Update August 2015
Insurance Newsletter
April 1, 2015
Insurance Law Update April 2015
Insurance Newsletter
Harper Grey Lawyers: JoAnne Barnum, Michael Robinson