Our ICBC Lawyers

Each of our lawyers practice exclusively in the area of motor vehicle personal injury law.  We each have our own individual practices, and practice as professional law corporations.


Alec Becker

Retired

Email: info@alecbecker.com

Alec Becker was born in Vancouver. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from UBC in 1957.

He founded the partnership of Becker Mathers in 1980. Alec retired from the practice of law in 1994 after a long and successful legal career and remains in active contact with the firm.   He continues to be our guide and mentor in helping Becker Lavin & Wessler live up to his ideals of helping the injured.

Alec continues to pursue his lifelong interest of developing his considerable talent as an artist. A selection of his artistic work can be found at www.AlecBecker.com.

Alec welcomes communication from former clients and can be reached through his web site or the office.

Mr. Becker lives in Vancouver with his wife.

Michael Lavin*

Email: michael.lavin@BLWlawyers.com

Michael Lavin was born in Ottawa in 1962 and received his Law Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1989.  In addition to Law, Mike studied Economics and received a Degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia.

Mike Lavin has practiced exclusively in the field of personal injury law in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia for over 19 years, first as an associate at the law firm of Becker Mathers, then as one of three managing partners at Becker Mathers from 1998 to 2006, and most recently as a senior lawyer with Becker, Lavin & Wessler.

Mike has successfully concluded over 1,500 cases arising out of motor vehicle accident claims using various modes of dispute resolution including settlement, mediation and trial.

Mike is a member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia and the Trial Lawyers Association of BC.

Mike and his family live in Vancouver.  Apart from residing predominately in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia for many years, Mike has enjoyed the privilege of living in many other diverse Canadian communities and abroad in Kenya, Africa. This together with a unique exposure to the Chinese community in the Lower Mainland has enabled Mike to have a greater understanding and appreciation of the impact that accident injuries can have on an individual in our global community.

* Michael Lavin Law Corporation

Thorsten Wessler*

Email:  thorsten.wessler@BLWlawyers.com

Thorsten was born in Vancouver in 1961. He grew up in Richmond and Squamish.

Thorsten studied architecture at UBC and also attended the Emily Carr School of Art. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws at UBC (1986).

Thorsten has practiced exclusively in the field of personal injury law since 1991. He has concluded over 1,500 files through settlement, mediation and trial, including the Court of Appeal.

Thorsten started as an associate with Becker Mathers in 1991.  He became a partner in 1998,  Since 2003 he was managing partner at Becker Mathers.

He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Trial Lawyers of British Columbia.  Thorsten speaks German.

Thorsten and his family live in Tsawwassen where he is involved in the Tsawwassen Soccer Association, South Delta Home Learners and Young Bands on the Bay.

* Thorsten Wessler Law Corporation

Erick Alberts*

Email: erick.alberts@BLWlawyers.com

Erick was born in Calgary in 1964 and moved to British Columbia in 1985.

He received his Bachelor of Arts (History) in 1985 from Dordt College in Iowa and a Bachelor of Laws from UBC in 1989.

Erick is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia.

Erick has practiced in the field of insurance and personal injury law since 1992. He has extensive experience in the resolution of motor vehicle accident claims through settlement, mediation and trial.

Erick and family live in Surrey.

* Erick Alberts Law Corporation

Kris Hubler*

Email:  kris.hubler@BLWlawyers.com

Kris was born in Prince Rupert and grew up in Alberta. He has lived and worked in the Lower Mainland since 2000, aside from his time at the University of Saskatchewan obtaining his law degree.  Kris also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Lethbridge.

Kris has been representing clients that have been injured in automobile collisions since 2006.  He has practiced exclusively in the area of auto injury law since 2007, and has helped many clients bring their cases to resolution through settlement, mediation and trial.  Kris has worked on cases at all levels of court in British Columbia.  He is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.

Kris and his family live in Burnaby.

* Kris Hubler Law Corporation

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