Robyn Wishart
Robyn Wishart Founding Lawyer

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:

Gabriel Carteris 

CFL Concussion Class Action

Benny Wong – PNE Horse Trampling

Landon McGauley 

Adrianne Frantz – Dog Bite

Jay Greenwood – Trampoline Park Death

CHL Concussion Class Action 

Neufeldt v Marcellus – March 2020 – Robyn Wishart and Michelle Sagert 


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:

    • Law Society of British Columbia

    • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

    • Vancouver Bar Association

    • 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