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Seamus Cowan

Legal Coach

Seamus Cowan is a Vancouver family law legal coach with extensive experience in litigation and mediation. He uses sensitivity and compassion when guiding clients through the legal dimensions of familial conflict.

Family law issues frequently arise when communication between parties breaks down. Seamus endeavours to restore a degree of reasonableness at the early stages of a family law matter. However, where this is not possible, he will resolutely advocate for his clients throughout the litigation process.

Every individual uniquely experiences a relationship, and Seamus is dedicated to assisting clients according to the circumstances of their needs. He believes effective communication is essential for understanding and resolving client issues. He ensures every client is heard, and he keeps his clients informed about the best legal options that emerge from the progression of their files.

Seamus possesses a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University, an MA of Communications from York University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa where he studied family law. He can coach clients on various family law matters including divorce, child support, spousal support, parenting time, property division, guardianship, child protection, cohabitation agreements, separation agreements, and protection orders.

Seamus believes access to justice is an essential component of a healthy, functioning democracy. He has represented Legal Aid clients throughout British Columbia and is dedicated to coaching clients who choose to be self-represented litigants.

When he is not working with clients, Seamus enjoys the natural splendors of British Columbia, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.

Professional Associations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association