Born in Lions Gate Hospital in 1961, Jim Hanson graduated from Windsor Secondary before attending Simon Fraser University, UBC Law School and Oxford University in England (Wadham College) (BCL). Jim was called to the bar of British Columbia in 1985.
During his 30 year plus legal career, Jim has handled a wide variety of cases including personal injury, real estate, probate and other areas of law. Jim’s 30+ year experience includes serious brain injuries, paraplegic, quadriplegic and catastrophic injury claims. In 2014 Jim was elected Councillor in North Vancouver District (re-elected 2018). No matter what type of claims, Jim’s legal experience ensures full coverage.
Jim resides in Blueridge with his wife Ruth, and young-adult children. The family all enjoy the outdoors. Jim is an avid small boatsman and salmon fisherman. Jim keeps fit by enjoying the Grouse Grind and frequent trail running in the Blueridge area.