The Top 25 Most Influential 2019 winner
Acumen Law Corporation, Vancouver
Kyla Lee has successfully led the development of administrative law in B.C. through judicial reviews of administrative decisions concerning the Immediate Roadside Prohibition legal scheme. Her reputation has earned her three invitations to present to federal criminal law committees in Ottawa and two presentations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights concerning bills C-51 and C-46. Lee produces and appears in a weekly video blog, “Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t” and maintains a popular blog. Lee volunteers for the Canadian Bar Association mentorship program, lectures at the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic in Vancouver and funds a UBC scholarship program for Indigenous law students.