Dave is a dedicated advocate for individuals who have suffered injuries and injustice. Dave has 8 years of personal injury and human rights law experience. Before founding the Biking Lawyer LLP, Dave worked at a premier Bay Street litigation and personal injury firm. He then worked with one of Canada’s leading disability and human rights lawyers.
Aside from being a passionate and accomplished lawyer, Dave is also a survivor of violence and a bike crash victim. He knows all too well what it means to personally go through recovery and navigate sometimes unforgiving systems. Dave is uniquely qualified to represent survivors of violence and other injured people as a result of this shared experience.
“I am blessed and thankful for my recovery. My experiences have made me determined to use what I have learned to help my clients.”
As a fierce litigator, Dave advocates on all fronts for his clients. In the courts, in the press, with insurers, treatment providers, and government, including the city and police, where necessary.
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Joel Zanatta is a committed cycling enthusiast and experienced bike lawyer. Joel is a partner of Hammerberg Lawyers in Vancouver. He is also the founder of The Cycling Lawyer. Joel’s passion for cycling started at a young age. Since his youth he has been riding on and off road, enjoying the diverse variety of terrain that British Columbia has to offer. Joel is committed to the wellbeing of cyclists. He is a director of the BC Cycling Coalition and a proud sponsor of Cycling BC. He founded The Cycling Lawyer in the hope of improving cycling safety and cycling accident advocacy.
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MEET THE TEAM
The Biking Lawyer LLP team is in part made up of 3 lawyers with several decades of experience in personal injury and human rights law. We are cyclists, advocates, and lawyers.
Our focus is top tier client service. Our lawyers are compassionate and caring, but we are also fierce, strategic and effective. We achieve great results for our clients, while ensuring their dignity is respected as well.
Getting you on the road to recovery and securing the compensation you deserve to live a full and meaningful life drives our every move. Our clients are our priority.
We take a progressive approach to litigation. We help individuals and aim to secure systemic changes. Our team is here for you.