Personal Injury Lawyer and Founder – Robyn Wishart
Robyn Wishart, personal injury lawyer and founder of Wishart Brain and Spine Law LLP in Vancouver BC, has represented clients in the BC Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal since March 2001. Robyn’s practice focuses on catastrophic and complex personal injury cases, as well as insurance litigation. For the first 7 years of her practice Robyn represented some of the largest insurance companies including Lloyds of London. Robyn is a highly respected trial consult lawyer in both Canada and the United States.
Robyn was born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba, where hard work, determination, and having passion for what you do is instilled in you from a young age. Robyn knew at a noticeably young age that she wanted to be a lawyer and her focus has never swayed. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Winnipeg, with a major in sports psychology while playing on the Varsity Volleyball team. She obtained her law degree from the University of Victoria with one year of law studies taken at Cardiff University in Wales. It was in Cardiff where her unique way of looking at the law and its complexities was noticed by her professors.
Career and Contributions
Currently, Robyn continues to study and teach neuroscience and its application to law, storytelling, and decision-making to trial lawyers across North America. Her unique and successful application of the law is what sets her apart from other complex personal injury lawyers.
Robyn is an internationally sought-after speaker and teacher who presents at prestigious events across the U.S. and Canada. She is also an ongoing speaker for the Medical Legal Tool Kit, a series of courses designed to help medical professionals navigate medical legal work.
Achievements of Note:
Most notably, Robyn is the first Canadian to teach and lead civil advocacy workshops at the Ultimate Trial College at Harvard University Law School. She currently sits on the National College of Advocacy Board and is a member of the Leaders Forum.
Approach to Law
Robyn’s holistic law approach means that she believes to have the best recovery possible, you need to address your legal claim, and both your physical and mental wellbeing.
Her compassion, dedication and genuine commitment to you – your family and your process is what makes her different from other personal injury lawyers and personal injury law firms.
Robyn Wishart and her team at Wishart Brain and Spine Law LLP want you to Live a Life Not a Claim.
Judgments and Cases of Note:
Articles and Invited Presentations
Professional and Community Involvement
Member of the AAJ National College of Advocacy Board of Trustees
Member of the AAJ Publications Committee
Founding Member of the CORTEX Centre Advisory Board
Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
Member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
Member of the Vancouver Bar Association
Member of the American Association of Justice
Represented the University of Winnipeg and the University of British Columbia as a varsity athlete playing indoor volleyball
Outside Interests include beach volleyball, terrible golf, and her three Chihuahua’s