Spry Hawkins Micner
Barrister & Solicitor • Notary Public
Make a Will, regardless whether you have a financial plan.
You should decide where your assets go.
Powers of attorney
Appoint a person to manage your financial affairs while in Hospital, out of town or without capacity.
Appoint a person(s) to manage your health care and express your preference for end of life treatment.
Being an Executor is a lot of work!
Talk to us about how to manage it fully.
If no Power of Attorney is made, how do you manage someone and their finances if they lose their capacity? We can assist.
Borrowing or lending money using a mortgage has its risks. If the mortgage is in arrears, you need our advice.
Jack Micner was born in Vancouver in 1957, and graduated from the University of British Columbia’s combined Commerce-Law program in 1982. He was called to the bar in 1983 and has practiced in the Lower Mainland ever since.
Why do so many clients recommend Jack’s services? From their initial meetings with him, people feel welcome to share their stories and stresses. They never feel rushed. And they always leave feeling calmer than before the appointment.
“Confident,” “comforting,” “committed” are words that clients often use to describe Jack’s service style.
Jack has seen the community grow and has invested countless volunteer hours in helping make it a better place to live. He has been married for more than 30 years, and has two daughters who have graduated from university (Tamara lives and works in London, and Mimi lives and works in Boston).
Jack’s professional activities include:
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association (Wills, Estates and Trusts and Elder Law Sections)
- Teaching for UBC Continuing Education and Worksafe B.C.
- Teaching for the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley Real Estate Boards
- Teaching for the B.C. Real Estate Association throughout the province
- Sponsor of the annual Canadian Conference on Elder Law
- Attending professional conferences throughout Canada regularly
- Lecturing at professional education courses for lawyers, and for seniors’ and community groups
- Presenting law-related workshops to non-profit and private organizations
- Former teacher for the BC Real Estate Association
His community involvement includes:
- Programming Committee, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (since 2000), and organizer and officiator of the annual Holocaust Memorial ceremony
- Past member of the Board of Directors (1997-2015)
- Executive Committee member, Canadian Bar Association Elder Law section for B.C.
- Board of Directors, St. Jude’s Anglican Home
- Past member of the Board of Directors, Jewish Seniors Alliance
- Regular donor, Covenant House
- Weekly columnist, Richmond News