Onyx Law Group staff member - Judith

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate Transactions

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • British Columbia, 2000

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of British Columbia, 1999
  • B.A. History Honours, Simon Fraser University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Canadian Bar Association, Elected Representative, County of Vancouver, 2009 – 2014, Acclaimed 2019
  • Canadian Bar Association, Past Chair of Provincial and National Membership Committees in B.C.
  • Past Member of CBA National Finance Committee
  • Director, Hope For Freedom Society, Drug Recovery Program

LANGUAGES

  • English

TEACHING

June 6, 2014 – Faculty of Trial Lawyers’ Association of B.C. Course “Family Law Meets Wills, Estates and Succession Act”: Everything a trial lawyer needs to know about the Wills, Estates and Succession Act.

June 14, 2016 – Faculty of Canadian Bar Association (B.C. Branch) Professional Development Webinar “Family Lawyers at the Crossroads Series – Module 2: Business Issues in Family Law”.

February 23, 2018 – Faculty of TLABC Joint Family and Estates Conference – Update on Fraudulent Conveyances and Excluded Property cases

PUBLICATIONS

“The Bank of Mom and Dad: The question of how funds advanced by parents will be treated under the Family Law Act and the Wills, Estates and Succession Act.”  The Verdict, Summer, 2014.   

“Family Law Meets WESA:  What you don’t know can hurt you”, course materials, 2014 Faculty of Trial Lawyers’ Association of B.C. Course “Family Law Meets Wills, Estates and Succession Act”: Everything a trial lawyer needs to know about the Wills, Estates and Succession Act.

“In Pursuit of the Optimum Tariff:  A Rocky Road”, The Verdict, Fall, 2016.“Changes to Divorce Act”, The Verdict, Winter, 2019.

SERVICE AWARDS

President’s Medal, 2009, Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch – bestowed
by CBA President
M. Maisonville

President’s Citation, 2008, Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch – bestowed
by CBA President  
K. Walker

Judgments

J.E.S.D. v. Y.E.P.
2018 BCCA 286

D. (J.E.S.) v. P. (Y.E).
2017 BCSC 495

D. (J.E.S.) v. P. (Y.E.)
2017 BCSC 666;

P.G. v. D.G.
2015 BCSC 1454

Lantzius Estate, Re
2015 BCSC 935

W. (R.Y.) v. W. (D.W.)
2013 BCSC 1940;

L. (M.E.) v. L. (B.G.)
2012 BCSC 1841

Liu v. Liu
2009 CarswellBC 2238;

P. (C.D.) v. P. (K.E.)
2012 CarswellBC 2577

Farrer v. Farrer
2013 BCSC 1088

K. (E.) v. K. (D.)
2003 CarswellBC 2035

Judith A. Janzen J.D.

[email protected]

Tel:(604) 900-2535 | Fax:(604) 900-2539

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Judith A. Janzen was called to the bar in 2000 and has practiced law as litigation counsel in downtown Vancouver ever since.

She has experience in civil litigation and has appeared in court in corporate and commercial matters including shareholders’ disputes, franchise matters and multi-party leaky condo litigation.

Judith deals with all aspects of family law litigation including:

  • Complex asset division
  • High conflict custody disputes
  • Child protection matters
  • Cohabitation issues
  • Business and Trust Aspects of Family Law
  • International Family Law

She will not hesitate to advance her client’s interests in court whether at the interim stage or at trial but always with a view to using those resources to advance the best interests of her client

Judith works regularly with other professionals such as business valuators, accountants, psychologists and physicians in order to prepare and present the best possible case for her client, whether it is at trial, in collaborative meetings or in settlement negotiations.

She is also an active volunteer at the Canadian Bar Association, serving as elected representative for Vancouver County. In the National CBA, she has served as Chair of the Membership Committee and a member of the National Fee Review Working Group.

In her free time: Judith enjoys travelling the world and relaxing with her family and friends.

I help clients through the worst time of their lives, and it’s a role I take very seriously. I won’t hesitate to advocate for you and will always take the course of action which makes the most sense for each individual case.

Still can’t thank you enough for everything you did. Your website is very true. We certainly had your firm’s undivided attention and we were made to feel valued and heard. Excellence, integrity, competence and a passion for justice is definitely you. You are also caring, compassionate and have a good sense of humour.

Thanks again for all you’ve done for me and my boys in the past. You have been an important part of our lives and helped us through some of our toughest times. If you do not hear from me, it’s a good thing… it means that we’re just enjoying life with no stressful issues to deal with.

Judith – I cannot thank you enough. You have gone above and beyond and I am so very appreciative for all of this help. Thank you!

Words cannot express my appreciation for your assistance and guidance though this journey.  
Thank you Thank you Thank you

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