“I was drawn to Lawson Lundell because of the firm's litigation excellence and reputation for a diverse, thorough student training program.”

Kimia Jalilvand is an associate in the Vancouver office of Lawson Lundell and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Kimia has experience in a broad range of litigation matters, including bankruptcy and insolvency. She has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the Provincial Court of British Columbia and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Kimia obtained her J.D. from Thompson Rivers University where she received Dean’s List recognition and was the recipient of a variety of awards and distinctions. During her studies she co-authored a chapter on the Supreme Court of Canada in the book Constitutional Law and Precedent: International Perspectives on Case-Based Reasoning.

Before starting her legal career, Kimia worked at BC Transplant and assisted in developing a policy and program to support adult transplant recipients and their donor families to establish direct contact and worked on a variety of research in the field of health and social sciences.

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member



  • Downtown Criminal Defence Firm, Summer Articled Student
  • Law Students Legal Advice Program, Student Clinician
  • Legal Services Society, Volunteer
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Volunteer
  • Western Canada Family Law Negotiation Moot, Mooter

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Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (2023)


Thompson Rivers University (J.D., 2022)

Simon Fraser University (B.A., 2019)


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