David Bilkey, Q.C.
David has published numerous articles on insurance law. In his spare time, David is a professor of insurance law at the Thompson Rivers University Law School.
After law school, Brock articled with a leading criminal defense firm in downtown Ottawa. Brock was initially called to the Bar of Ontario in June 2019 and shortly after also became a member of the British Columbia Bar.
Brock is passionate about litigation and working with people. Outside of law Brock enjoys running, the occasional golf game, alpine & water skiing, and traveling.
Emily articled at a full-service firm in Penticton, BC and subsequently joined Bilkey Law in 2020, primarily working in personal injury. In her spare time, Emily enjoys visiting local wineries, cheering for the Oilers, and hiking with her dog, Artemis.
Arash was called to the Ontario bar in 2013 after completing his articles at the Department of Justice in Toronto. Since then, he has worked primarily in the field of insurance defence and has represented insurers in all manners of proceedings that are predicated upon a claim of personal injury. These include tort and accident benefits disputes involving individuals as well as priority disputes and loss transfer proceedings between insurers.
He has appeared regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), and the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT). Since transferring to British Columbia in 2017, he has appeared regularly before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Arash graduated from the University of Toronto in 2008 with High Distinction and was awarded a Silver Medal from St. Michael’s College. During his time at Queen’s Law, Arash received the Brown & Korte Barristers Scholarship for highest standing in Insurance Law as well as the K. Venkata Raman Memorial Scholarship for highest standing in International Economics.
Jesse decided to remain in Kamloops and earn his Juris Doctor degree again at TRU, so he could continuing his full-time commitment to football as an Offensive Coordinator in the CJFL. During his J.D. his academic excellence continued with Dean’s List honours, winning a course prize and working as a teaching assistant. He also managed, coached and played for the TRU Lawggers rugby team.
Jesse joined Bilkey Law Corp. in May 2019 as an Articled Student and is enjoying the learning experience. The practice of insurance defence has provided him with a varied and practical experience thus far and he is looking forward to any and all chances to continue his growth as a litigator. Jesse hopes to bring and expand his knowledge of Law and Economics into insurance defence as well as litigation generally. Outside the firm, he continues to stay involved with athletics as a player for the Kamloops Rugby Club.