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We build a positive ethos through our practice.

Wise Counsel

Ethos Law Group LLP are known for wise counsel. We listen to our clients’ concerns and find out what they want to achieve. We reflect on the legal issues with discernment.   And, because legal problems don’t always fit into neat pigeonholes, we’ll think outside the box to achieve practical and principled results. Problem solved.

Committed to Community

Values are important to us. We practise law because we want to make our communities better: fairer, more inclusive and more just. We bring those commitments to every retainer, every time. That’s why we’re proud to work with justice-seeking individuals and progressive organisations of all sizes.

Experience that Matters

Monique Pongracic-Speier is regularly called on for advice by individuals, organisations and other lawyers. We appreciate the trust that our clients and colleagues show in us, and we’re committed to ensuring that it is well-earned.

What we do.

We work in the areas of public law and private law that we know best. We believe that by targeting select areas of the law, we enhance our legal judgment and effectiveness, so we can work creatively and effectively for each client.
  • Aboriginal Law

    Monique is proud to assist First Nations clients with their litigation needs, including treaty cases and specific claims.

  • Administrative Law

    Monique works extensively in administrative law, including representing clients before tribunals, in judicial review proceedings and on appeals.

  • Appellate Litigation

    Monique has an active appellate practice, focusing on matters at the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

  • Civil Litigation

    Monique represents clients in complex civil litigation, including: claims against government, employment-related matters, and major employment, insurance, personal injury and fatality claims.

  • Constitutional Law and Human Rights

    Monique has extensive experience with Charter and other constitutional claims and represents clients in all kinds of human rights matters.

  • Labour and Employment Law

    We help working people and labour organizations with work-related issues, including human rights, disability and harassment claims. We also help progressive employers create better workplaces.

  • Workers’ Compensation

    Monique regularly represents people with claims for workplace injuries, work-related mental disorders, occupational diseases and workplace fatalities.

What our clients say

Monique works tirelessly to promote the legal rights of workers throughout British Columbia.   Recently, Monique represented the Community Legal Assistance Society and the BC Federation of Labour in a very important workers compensation appeal.  She did outstanding work in both the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada seeking to protect access to justice for injured workers.   We are incredibly grateful for her help.   Workers in BC are so fortunate to have a dedicated, skilled, and knowledgeablelawyer like Monique on their side.

Community Legal Assistance Society

"For many years, Monique has represented and helped our members navigate WCB claims and appeals.  Her vast experience and excellent track record speak to just how valuable it is to have her in your corner."

Jason Amesbury, Business Manager, UA Local 516

“I have dealt with Monique Pongracic-Speier from Ethos Law Group LLP on two very complex legal issues. I found her be very professional, competent and reliable. She was able to secure a reliable network of specialty services where needed.  It was a pleasure to work with Monique and I would highly recommend her for  professional, competent, cost effective and client centered legal services.”

Large non-profit organization in Vancouver

News and Events

Phase 3 Reopening Plan

After a long and difficult 18 months, we are delighted to be getting back to normal. Our Covid-19 Safety Plan, put in place in 2020, is no longer in force. We will once again see fully vaccinated clients at our office, but by appointment only. We will continue to ask our clients to wear masks […]

Our Covid-19 Safety Plan

We are committed to maintaining the health and safety of the people in our firm, our clients and our co-workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Here are the steps we are taking to protect our common safety and wellbeing. Please check this page from time to time for updates to Ethos Law Group LLP’s Covid-19 Safety […]