Julianne Yeager - Employment Lawyer Vancouver

Julianne Yeager

Julianne advises employees and employers in all matters relating to the workplace. Her litigation practice ranges from advising employees behind the scenes as they navigate through constructive dismissals, to representing employees and employers in trial.

Julianne has represented clients in British Columbia Supreme and Provincial Courts, Human Rights Tribunal, Employment Standards Branch, and WorkSafeBC. Although she enjoys taking cases to court, Julianne has a strong track record of obtaining excellent settlements even in difficult cases. She strives to cultivate positive relationships with opposing counsel, always with a view to efficient resolution for each of her clients.

Julianne assists small businesses as they take steps to lawfully manage their workplaces. She enjoys getting to know the business and personality of each of her clients so that she can provide the most relevant and practical advice.

Julianne studied in Tokyo and Ottawa while obtaining her undergraduate degree at UBC, before attending law school in Oxford.

In her free time Julianne enjoys skiing, road trips, and cramming unusual plants into her tiny patio garden. She serves as a director of the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce.

Recent Posts

What Happens if You Don’t Have an Official Employment Contract?
Not every employee has a written employment contract as proof of their employment. In fact, the opposite is more commonplace than most people would guess. Many employees are hired verbally, without any physical documentation outlining the terms of their employment. This is fine if everything runs smoothly in the workplace. But if it doesn’t, it […]
Employment Contracts, Employees and Independent Contractors
It’s a hotly debated and highly complicated situation when interpreting the differences between the independent contractor and the employee. They’re often swimming around in the same waters, especially in long-term arrangements where services are provided in the workplace.  On the other hand, from a legal point of view, they couldn’t be more different.   “Although […]
Employment Law – How Contractors Can Remain Contractors
As mentioned in the previous article about  employment contracts and independent workers, there are many misconceptions regarding what it is that defines an independent contractor from an employee.  If your employment arrangement comes to an unhappy end and you wind up in court, the legal status of your agreement will be in question.   Employment […]