Jacob R. Parkinson
Jacob Parkinson joined Baker Newby LLP as an associate in the summer of 2007 upon his call to the Bar. Mr. Parkinson was with the firm for both his summer articles and his articling year.
Mr. Parkinson attended Simon Fraser University for his undergraduate degree in Criminology. He graduated with first class honours in 2002. Mr. Parkinson then attended the University of Victoria where he won the Business Associations prize and the Macleans Scholarship in Legal History and Criminal Law. He graduated with his Bachelor of Laws in 2006.
Mr. Parkinson has worked raising money for scholarships and bursaries as a supervisor for the Alumni Appeal at S.F.U. He also worked for the Information and Referral Services section of the B.C. Crime Prevention Association, and thereafter served on the Board of Directors. During law school, he had temporary articles with the Department of Justice, in the Citizenship, Immigration and Public Safety section.
Mr. Parkinson currently practices in the areas of civil and criminal litigation. He has appeared in both Provincial and Supreme Court and welcomes litigation inquiries.
Mr. Parkinson feels that the city of Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley offer an excellent quality of life, and he enjoys hiking and golf in his spare time.