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Nanaimo

MacIsaac & Company

Suite 607 – 495 Dunsmuir Street,
P.O. Box 455
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 5L5
Ph: (250) 754-1295 / Fax: (250) 753-7977
Port Alberni: (250) 723-4611
Email: macnan@macisaacgroup.com

John R Jordan* (Partner)

B.Sc. (Physics) (UBC '77), LL.B. (UBC '81)

John Jordan carries on a civil litigation practice with emphasis in the area of personal injury claims, and particularly serious head injury and other serious trauma and death claims, estate litigation, condominium law and general civil litigation. He is a member of the B.C. Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Jordan participates in and financially supports many local charities. He is the executive director of the Salvation Army Pro Bono Legal Clinic, having instituted its creation, and supervises its operation; and is the president of the Vancouver Island Crisis Society.  Mr. Jordan is an avid windsurfer, golfer, skier/snowboarder and hockey player.

“I am proud to have been born in Nanaimo and to have represented seriously injured accident victims for over 30 years, applying negotiation and trial skills to achieve settlement and trial results in very difficult cases.”

* Personal Law Corporation

John Godfreyˆ (Partner)

B.A. (UBC ’71), LL.B. (UBC ’75)
John Godfrey ICBC injury lawyer

Areas of Practice

John Godfrey began the first two years of his career in law working as a prosecutor with the Ministry of the Attorney General before joining MacIsaac, Clark & Company in their Nanaimo office in 1978. Since 1986, John Godfrey has practised out of the Victoria office of MacIsaac & Company. A member of the British Columbia Bar and the B.C. Trial Lawyers Association, he services clients throughout British Columbia. John Godfrey’s practice is focused on civil litigation with emphasis in the area of injury claims, and particularly head injury and other serious trauma and death claims.

“Experience not only counts – it makes a difference. I am proud to have represented seriously injured clients for over 30 years.”

ˆ Law Corporation

Michael Pohorecky* (Partner)

B.A. (Honours) (Sask. ’80), LL.B. (Sask. ’84)

Areas of Practice

Michael Pohorecky is a member of the British Columbia Bar. He belongs to the Canadian Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, and American Trial Lawyers Association. He was on the executive of the Victoria Bar Association for three years. His practice is focused on civil litigation, primarily injury claims. Mr. Pohorecky has helped clients throughout British Columbia and Alberta.

“As a long time commuter cyclist, I have a special concern for those injured while cycling.”

* Personal Law Corporation

Martin O. Screech

B.A. (Honours) (University of Victoria '83) M.A. (Toronto '90) LL.B. (University of Victoria '92)

Martin Screech practices in the areas of personal injury law, general civil litigation, family and criminal law. Prior to joining MacIsaac & Company, he practiced law in Nanaimo and Victoria, B.C., in the areas of family, criminal and immigration law.

“I believe in client service and bring a practical approach to the resolution of legal issues.”


Paul Pelzer

B.Comm (UBC '92), JD

Areas of Practice

Paul Pelzer practices in the areas of personal injury and general civil litigation. He is a member of the British Columbia Bar and belongs to the Canadian Bar Association and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.  Paul has represented clients in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal.  He has conducted trials both before judge alone and before a jury.  A former volunteer firefighter, Paul Pelzer continues to serve the community using his law degree.  He truly enjoys the feeling he gets from helping people with their various legal problems.  He also enjoys classic cars and snowboarding.  Paul Pelzer is a proud husband and father of one and lives in Nanaimo with his son and wife.

“The circumstances surrounding the decision to hire a lawyer are always stressful. No one wants to have to hire a lawyer, but sometimes bad things happen to good people.  I will work with you to ease the stress and obtain a fair and equitable resolution as quickly as possible while still vigorously protecting your legal rights.”