About

Nick Elson is a criminal lawyer in Squamish, BC, serving the Sea to Sky corridor from Vancouver to Pemberton. He provides legal representation to individuals accused of every type of offence, from motor vehicle tickets to serious crimes. He is guided by the idea that protecting the rights of every individual, regardless of who they are or what they are accused of, is essential to achieving a more just society. He takes the time to listen carefully and provide guidance and reassurance through what is often a stressful process, all while fighting for the best possible outcome for each client.

Nick is proud to accept referrals from Legal Aid BC and to offer fair, upfront pricing to those who don’t qualify for legal aid. Don’t hesitate to call for a free consultation.

Nick has lived in Squamish since 2007. After completing his law degree at the University of British Columbia in 2018, he articled and then practiced at a leading criminal defence firm in Campbell River where he appeared as counsel in the BC Provincial and Supreme Courts and assisted with appeals to the BC Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. He brings a wide range of experience to his law practice having worked in numerous industries including forestry, oil and gas, retail, and outdoor recreation.

When not in the courtroom, Nick can often be found out on the local trails, cliffs or mountains.