Krista James

Krista James is a lawyer, writer, feminist, and community organizer. She is currently Policy Director and Senior Legal Counsel for Vancouver Coastal Health. Krista was a staff lawyer with the BC Law Institute for 15 years, including 11 years as National Director of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. Krista was called to the BC bar in 1998 after articling with the Legal Services Society (now Legal Aid BC). She has practiced labour and human rights law, and written and presented extensively on health law, elder law, and elder abuse.

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Vancouver Coastal Health

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