Don Crane received his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1976 and has practiced extensively in the fields of labour law, civil litigation, and criminal law. His practice is currently focused on representing labour unions in arbitrations and labour board disputes, and in judicial review proceedings. He also assists disabled workers with CPP disability benefits appeals, and he provides advice and assistance to various societies and student unions.
Stan Guenther graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1977 and has practiced in British Columbia since 1978, appearing before administrative boards and tribunals and at all levels of the trial and appeal courts in a range of civil and criminal cases, including labour arbitrations, judicial review proceedings, workers’ compensation appeals, and employment standards cases. His practice is currently focused on representing unions and individuals in workers’ compensation cases.
Sarah O’Leary graduated from Queen’s Law School in 1980 and has been practicing primarily disability and Workers’ Compensation law for the last 26 years. She has been a Vice Chair of the Appeal Division, Workers’ Advisor, Disability Law specialist at the Legal Services Society, and staff lawyer for a health care union. For the last 9 years, she has been in private practice with Rush Crane Guenther. She instructed WCB advocacy at the CLC Winter School for over 20 years and was also a WCB Advocacy instructor in the Labour Studies Program at Capilano College for 16 years. Sarah provides representation in workers’ compensation, LTD and related disability matters.
Rolf Harrison was called to the Bar in BC in 2010, having received his law degree from the University of British Columbia. Rolf joined Rush Crane Guenther in 2010 and practices mainly in the area of workers’ compensation. Rolf provides training for union advocates and shop stewards and is a regular instructor at the CLC Winter School on workers’ compensation matters.
Hilary Henley was called to the Bar in BC in 2013, having articled with Rush Crane Guenther. She received her law degree from the University of Ottawa in 2011 and her Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2013. Prior to joining Rush Crane Guenther, she worked as an advocate at a large trade union providing representation in workers’ compensation matters. Her practice is currently focused on representing unions and individuals in workers’ compensation appeals and labour arbitrations.
Niki Schnurr was called to the Bar in BC in 2016, having received her law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2014. Niki has been an advocate at Prisoners’ Legal Services and the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic. Prior to law school, Niki earned a degree in Psychology and worked as a psychiatric research assistant conducting neurocognitive and psychiatric assessments with people suffering from severe and persistent mental health issues in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Niki currently provides representation in workers’ compensation appeals with an emphasis on psychological injury claims.
Greg Rabin was called to the Bar in BC in 2016, having received his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2015. Throughout law school, Greg volunteered with the Law Students Legal Advice Program, providing free legal assistance in matters involving employment, human rights, and immigration. He completed his articles with a personal injury firm, helping individuals obtain fair compensation for their injuries. He joined Rush Crane Guenther in 2016 and practices mainly in the areas of workers’ compensation and civil litigation.