Matt Ford

Matt Ford
Cates Ford Epp Barristers & Solicitors
Partner
Civil Litigation, Estates & Wills & Trusts, Personal Injury

Matt Ford, a partner with Cates Ford Epp Barristers & Solicitors in Kamloops, British Columbia, focuses on personal injury and civil litigation, as well as estates, wills and trusts law.

He graduated with both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in microbiology before going on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia in 2010. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2011.

Focusing on plaintiffs’ personal injury cases, such as motor vehicle accidents, Mr. Ford has represented clients before the Federal Court of Canada, as well as the Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeal of British Columbia.

In addition, he assists clients with civil litigation matters, including wills and estates, variation actions, contractual and business disputes, as well as criminal defence and family law issues.

Mr. Ford is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, the Kamloops Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.

Matt Ford In The News
Suing the city part 2

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matthew Ford discusses the steps to take when filing a negligence claim against a city or municipality. Read more

Suing the city after an accident part 1

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matthew Ford discusses how filing a negligence claim against a city or municipality can differ from taking action against a private citizen .    Read more

Take action to protect yourself after an accident: Ford

The simple act of taking photos after a car accident can help avoid insurance squabbles down the road, Kamloops personal injury lawyer  Matthew Ford  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Expert limits prejudice accident victims: Ford

 New rules limiting the use of experts in litigation related to motor vehicle accidents will unfairly prejudice injured plaintiffs, Kamloops personal injury lawyer  Matthew Ford  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Party host's duty to guests does not include policing them: Ford

The host of a party is not expected to police their guests when it comes to drinking or smoking marijuana, but they still have an obligation to keep them safe, Kamloops personal injury lawyer  Matthew Ford tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Defamation cases part of the #MeToo backlash

Defamation claims offer a possible route to reduce the stigma attached to those falsely accused of sexual misconduct, Kamloops criminal litigation lawyer  Matthew Ford tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Decision shows value of B.C.'s new wills law

A recent ruling highlights the value of B.C.’s   Wills, Estates and Succession Law Act  (WESA), Kamloops trusts and estates lawyer Matthew Ford tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Liability finding in Calgary LRT assault a ‘wake-up call’ for cities

A recent ruling that found the City of Calgary liable because it failed in its duty to protect a young man from an assault at an LRT station is a “wake-up call” to all provincial municipalities and transit agencies, says Kamloops personal injury lawyer  Matt Ford . Read more

Superior preparation is Ford's competitive advantage

Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matt Ford will leave no stone unturned in the search for better results for his clients. Read more

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