We’re proud to have joined forces with Pivot Legal Society to represent the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition in its intervention in Chinatown and Area Business Association v. Attorney General of Canada, 2019 FC 236. The Business Association sought judicial review of exemptions from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act granted by Canada’s Minister of Health […]
We build a positive ethos through our practice.
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.
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.
"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."
“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.”
News and Events
The jury sitting at the Inquest into the death of Lisa Cheryl Dudley issued a set of strong recommendations to presiding Coroner Brynne Redford yesterday. Most of the recommendations are aimed at improving police responses to reports of “shots fired” and other events that may involve grievous injury. Other recommendations are aimed at improving the […]
In Bendera v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal, 2018 BCSC 552 the Supreme Court of British Columbia set aside a Tribunal decision denying a workers’ compensation claim for PTSD, finding that the decision was undermined by an “absurd” interpretation of the Workers Compensation Act. In 2013, the Tribunal had found that the worker’s PTSD was caused by […]