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Almira Esmail, B.A., LL.B.
Almira has been a lawyer with Preszler Law’s BC office since early 2016.
She acts exclusively for individuals injured in motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall accidents, and other unfortunate incidents as a result of the negligence of others.
Almira completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia prior to studying law at the University of Victoria. During her second year of law school she won several trial advocacy awards at the national Sopinka Cup competition in Ottawa including best cross-examination, best closing address to the jury, and best oral advocate overall.
An experienced litigator, Almira worked for 6 years at a prominent BC personal injury firm before joining Preszler Law in 2016. Prior to that, she practiced insurance defence and civil litigation. She also previously worked as federal crown counsel, prosecuting individuals charged with drug offences in Provincial Court.
Almira is committed to obtaining just results for her clients at Preszler Law. She uses her knowledge and experience to advocate on behalf of clients through every stage of their personal injury claim. Almira is skilled in conducting mediations and negotiating settlements with insurance companies. If a favourable settlement cannot be reached, Almira advocates effectively for her clients in the courtroom.
Almira is fluent in Hindi and has some proficiency in Urdu, Gujarati and Punjabi.
When not practicing law, Almira enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and son.
Richmond v. Channa, 2014 BCSC 1764:
Abbott v. Gerges, 2014 BCSC 1329: