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David E.M. Jenkins, Q.C.


Dave grew up in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. He is married to Johanna and they have four grown children. Dave enjoys hunting and fishing and is also a part-time guide outfitter, horse breeder and farmer. He played competitive hockey and lacrosse and was a member of two National Championship teams - The University of Alberta Golden Bears (hockey) in 1964, and the Prince George Molson Oldstyler Lacrosse Club in 1974. Dave was inducted into the Prince George Sports Hall of Fame on March 31, 2012.

Dave has practiced criminal law throughout Central and Northern British Columbia since 1968. He travels widely in connection with his defence work and has appeared in almost every Provincial Court in British Columbia, as well as in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Dave was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1993.

Dave's main area of practice is criminal defence law; this includes defending cases of murder, arson, sexual assault and Wildlife Act offences. He is highly experienced in drug offences and impaired driving charges, having been involved in literally thousands of cases. He often utilises the services of technical experts in his cases, such as those trained in the fields of engineering, polygraph testing and alcohol and drug ingestion and elimination.

Areas of Expertise


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Alberta, 1964
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Alberta, 1967

Contact Information

204-1302 Seventh Avenue
Prince George, BC
V2L 3P1

Tel: 250.565.8000
Fax: 250.565.8001

Toll Free: 1-866-565-8777

2416 Burrard Avenue
Vanderhoof, BC
V0J 3A0

Tel: 250.567.9099

169 Stuart Drive W.
Fort St. James, BC
V0J 1P0

Tel: 250.996.8687

Quesnel, BC

Tel: 250.992.5536

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Sep 7, 2016 - Basketball Champions

Congratulations to Gaurav Parmar and the rest of the Prince George Masters who won the gold medal in basketball in the 40+ division at the Americas Masters Games in August 2016.

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Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP was named best law firm in the Prince George Citizen Reader's Choice Awards in August 2016.


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