OUR STORY
 

Founded by Zahra H. Jimale in 2014, Jimale Law Corporation (JLC) is a family law firm providing services to families across British Columbia. Our main office is in picturesque Steveston Village, with shared offices in Downtown Vancouver and in Victoria. 

When Zahra embarked on her journey to create a new law firm, she brought with her years of professional and personal experience and a deep desire to utilize innovative and non-adversarial ways of resolving family disputes. Zahra is continuously engaged in new training because she believes in being on the cutting edge of new ways to resolve disputes. Sebiha Audel joined JLC as a legal assistant and an office manager bringing with her motivation to make a positive difference, creating a dynamic team.

JLC’s philosophy is to approach dispute resolution with thoughtfulness and provide creative, cost effective solutions that are sustainable. The team at JLC understands that family disputes are multifaceted and as a result require an in depth understanding of the applicable laws and the various ways and available resources to reach a resolution.  Our guiding principle in every step of the way is to do no harm, while tirelessly pursuing the interests of clients. We strive to educate the public on the advantages of resolving family disputes out of court. JLC proudly promotes community service and often sponsors and supports local community events and programs.

At JLC we believe that conflict resolution does not have to be damaging emotionally and/or financially or prolonged. It can and should be strategic and a thoughtful process where relations are preserved and interests are protected. Litigation is the least effective way to resolve disputes and should be reserved as a last resort and should be avoided at all cost. Litigation engenders mistrust, dislike, paranoia and retaliation - all of which are barriers to resolution and sustainable mutually satisfying outcomes. We use non-litigious/no court models of dispute resolution.