M. Caitlin Ohama-Darcus

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cohamadarcus@nst.bc.ca
604.628.8486

Ms. Ohama-Darcus carries on a general litigation practice with a particular interest in civil appeals and the resolution of complex commercial disputes. She has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, and has assisted with the advancement of matters before all levels of court, including the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ms. Ohama-Darcus graduated with a J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia. She was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2016.

While at law school, Ms. Ohama-Darcus was a recipient of the Blakes Scholar Award and the Wesbrook Scholarship, the University of British Columbia's highest designation for academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement. She was also the recipient of numerous academic awards, including awards for contract law, real estate transactions, constitutional law, and advanced legal research.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Ohama-Darcus served as the judicial law clerk to Madam Justice Kirkpatrick and Mr. Justice Goepel of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. Prior to joining NST, she articled in the commercial litigation group of a national firm.

Education

  • J.D., University of British Columbia, 2015
  • B.A., University of British Columbia

Publications

  • Co-author of “Order and Chaos: A Practical Guide to Some Vexing Points of Appeal Procedure” (2016) in The Verdict, published by the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. 
  • Co-author of “Limitation Period Issues Determined by Summary Trial” (2014) in the Advocate.