News + Cases of Interest

Some notable cases and news about the firm:

  • Dial-a-dope drug trafficking client avoids jail

    July 21, 2016

    After pleading guilty on a drug-trafficking matter involving the drug-delivery method known as a “dial-a-dope” operation, a client of the firm avoided jail on the basis that he was an exceptional case deserving of a restrained sentence.

  • Amber Timothy joins Martland & Saulnier

    June 3, 2016

    Martland & Saulnier is delighted to announce that Amber Timothy has joined the firm. Amber is from Tla’amin First Nation in Powell River, BC and has degrees from Trinity Western University and the University of British Columbia. She brings to the firm experience in criminal appeals, criminal and civil litigation, and a passion for protecting the rights of women, First Nations people and those most marginalized in our society.

  • Search warrant quashed in child pornography case

    June 30, 2015

    Acquittal follows a successful challenge to the police search and seizure.

  • Historic sexual assault case dropped

    A client of the firm sees the charges dropped in a case involving allegations of sexual misconduct with boys dating back some years.  The charges were stayed after the preliminary hearing.

  • Appeal launched in Surrey Six murder case

    Matthew Johnston has filed an appeal against his convictions for murder and conspiracy to commit murder; Brock Martland acts for him.