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Biography

Kevin Yee has built his practice in civil litigation and personal injury on a foundation of effective strategies and positive results. He has established himself as a strong advocate for his individual and corporate clients in insurance defence law. He proudly practices with a client-centred approach that values quality and professionalism.

Kevin has conducted defences in personal injury law involving contentious liability issues; neurological, musculoskeletal, and psychological injuries; and complex economic claims. He has successfully advocated at various levels of court and tribunals. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Provincial Court of British Columbia, British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

Kevin is a long-time writer for the Georgia Straight’s online column Reasonable Doubt. He gives the general public his insight as a civil litigator on trends and current issues. Kevin also writes for the legal profession. His articles have been published in the Canadian Bar Association’s BarTalk and the British Columbia Paralegal Association’s Paralegal Press. He also co-authored a paper on mounting investigations of plaintiffs in personal injury law for the 2012 Insurance Law Conference at the Continuing Legal Education Society for British Columbia.

Prior to joining Stevens Virgin in 2012, Kevin was at a boutique litigation firm that focused on insurance defence and commercial litigation. He has also worked for the Canada Border Services Agency, WorkSafeBC, and the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia.

Representative Matters

  • Sugrim v. Sugrim, 2016 BCSC 1644 : Kevin succeeds in BC Supreme Court in preserving an order made in a divorce proceeding in a complex guardianship case
  • Daoust v. Parmar and Toyota Credit Canada: Kevin succeeds in BC Supreme Court Chambers before Mr. Justice Steeves on February 6, 2015 on a contentious case involving an independent medical examination
  • Cui v. Metcalfe: Kevin succeeds in BC Supreme Court Chambers before Master Muir on January 21, 2015 in a contentious case involving an independent medical examination
  • Nagi v. Wong and Wong: Kevin succeeds in BC Supreme Court Chambers before Master Scarth on June 16, 2014 in a contentious case regarding medical record disclosure
  • Raikou v. Spencer, 2014 BCSC 1: Stevens Virgin’s defence in five-day trial before Mr. Justice Skolrood culminates in successful outcome
  • Beier v. Nosek, 2012 BCPC 434: Kevin mounts strong defence on liability issue surrounding the cause of a motor vehicle accident.
  • Laberge v. Martier School of Hair Design & Esthetics, 2010 BCHRT 302: Kevin succeeds on human rights case of physical discrimination.

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