Martha Rans is the Legal Director of the ALO. She has been practicing law in British Columbia since 1997, and works extensively with arts organizations, not-for-profit societies and visual and multimedia digital artists. She is the Project Lead in Vancouver of Creative Commons Canada. She teaches copyright at Emily Carr University.
Steve McKoen is a partner at Blakes, and practices in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and corporate governance. He has been active in the arts community both in Vancouver and New York, where he was a volunteer for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts New York.
Rodney Kyle is a sole practitioner. He is experienced in all intellectual property matters. He is a Chartered Arbitrator in IP or IP-related disputes, e.g. domain name disputes and an experienced advocate.
Bennett Lee is presently a partner with Boughton.
Others who have stepped up: David Wotherspoon, Andrew Atkins, Kyle Fogden, Bennett Lee, Margaret Mason, Harvey Meller (Board member), Denis Walz, and Michael Blatchford.
LAW STUDENTS and VOLUNTEERS
Current Coordinator: Lydia Zucconi Law students: Brett, Michelle and Michela
Scott Nelson (Board member) Sharon J Mah, Michael Scholar Jr. (previous Board member)
Mike Reid (Board member)Justine Chambers (Board member) Rob Gloor (Board member) Nikoletta Read Judi Piggott Andrea Ryer
Jennifer Chew (Board member)
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