Andrea Donaldson

Pacific Medical Law

BC

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Andrea is an associate lawyer at Pacific Medical Law, one of the only law firms in Canada practicing solely in the area of medical negligence. Andrea’s practice is focused on advocating for individuals and families who have suffered injuries as a result of medical malpractice, a number of whom are infants injured during or shortly after birth.

Andrea was called to the British Columbia bar in 2016. She joined Pacific Medical Law as an articling student in 2015 and returned as an associate in 2016.

Born and raised in British Columbia, Andrea obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia in 2010, and her Juris Doctor from UBC in 2014. During law school, Andrea was involved in the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, providing legal assistance to low income clients, and Legal Education Outreach, a program that encouraged high school students to consider a career in law.

Andrea is a member of the Law Society of BC and the Trial Lawyers Association of BC. She has written articles on issues concerning medical malpractice and civil procedure, and has been a speaker at the Greater Vancouver Legal Nurse Consultant Association conference. Andrea regularly attends medical-legal conferences and legal education courses in order to maintain up-to-date knowledge of advancements in medicine, litigation strategies, and standards of care in the medical field.

Outside of her professional work, Andrea enjoys Crossfit, yoga, skiing, and anything outdoors.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology – University of British Columbia 2010
  • Juris Doctor – University of British Columbia 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia