Jaime Sarophim

    Jaime Sarophim is a lawyer in Klein Lawyers’ personal injury practice. Jaime has many years of experience managing Plaintiff personal injury claims, including cases involving motor vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents and slip and falls accidents etc. She has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution and is a mediator and member of the BC Civil Mediator’s Roster. She has also conducted trials in BC Provincial Court, BC Supreme Court and at the BC Court of Appeal.

    When she is not practicing, Jaime enjoys volunteering, reading, travelling, sports and television. Jaime is a director of the CoRe Clinic, the Conflict Resolution Society and organizes and hosts a monthly Speaker Series to educate lawyers, mediators and members of the public about alternative dispute resolution processes. During the spring and summer months, you can find her on the softball field, as she is a member of the “Litigators” lawyer-league team as well as a number of Urban Rec teams.

Practice Areas

Education

    University of British Columbia, Juris Doctor, 2010
    Court Mediation Practicum Program, 2010
    University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, 2007
    Queen’s University International Study Center, 2004

Bar Memberships

    British Columbia, 2011

Work Experience

    Lawyer, Klein Lawyers
    Articled Student & Lawyer, Paine Edmonds LLP

Professional Affiliations

Selected Decisions

    Pilfold v. Jaswal, 2014 BCSC 719
    Jones v. Arjun, 2013 BCSC 1313
    Yungen v. Fraser Health Authority, 2012 BCSC 933
    Taylor v. Depew, 2012 BCSC 1403

Recent Settlements

    2014: Pedestrian struck in crosswalk and experienced severe PTSD and chronic neck, shoulder, back and knee pain. Settlement amount: $175,000.

    2013: Client experiencing chronic neck, shoulder and back pain. Insurance company advised the most they would offer him was $9,000. Settlement amount 6 months after retaining Jaime: $87,000.

Publications

    Access Barred, published in the Canadian Journal of Family Law