Car Accidents and ICBC

We understand all about ICBC claims from the accident to a Supreme Court Trial. We never act on ICBC behalf.

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 Other Injury Claims

We do Injury Claims, including select medical malpractice and some 'slip and fall' cases.

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 Criminal Defence

We take on criminal defence cases; serious and unfair charges.

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Who We Are

Howard Smith & Co is a teamwork law firm. You may interview with one of us but we are all involved in your case. We won’t make a promise that we cannot keep and we won’t lie to you to make you happy.

Not every case is great and if yours has problems we’ll level with you and try to work around it.

Whether you choose Howard Smith and Company or some other law firm is up to you. However, if you need a lawyer, of course, we'd be happy to be the one. 

-Howard Smith


"I was in a really bad car accident about four years ago and Howard and his really helped me. Not only did they do all the work with ICBC but they got me all the medical support and resources I needed along the way. I am happy to have received a fair settlement, and really appreciated being kept in the loop and informed throughout the process. (They always were there to answer all my questions. I 100% recommend Howard!"


Personal Injury Lawyers

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Howard Smith


Mr. Smith founded Howard Smith & Company in 1978. With decades of law practice expertise and thousands of civil Supreme Court and Criminal Defence cases under his belt, you won’t be disappointed with the results he strives for.

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Paul Dutt


Mr. Dutt joined Howard Smith and Company in 2008 and practices exclusively in Criminal Defence Law and Plaintiff Personal Injury. He has excelled in his practice at all levels of court in British Columbia.

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Vicci-Lyn Barkwell-Blake


Ms. Barkwell-Blake was formally admitted as a lawyer to the Bar in British Columbia. She works closely with the lawyers at Howard Smith & Co. in the field of personal injuries in a paralegal capacity.