Woodward: Litigation and Advocacy
Jack and his associates have a Canada-wide practice focused on Aboriginal Law. This firm is independent, and is not associated with the lawyers Woodward and Company in Victoria. Jack and his firm are not actively seeking new clients, but remain open to tackling a case of serious injustice, and welcomes all visitors to his site and questions you may have about his work.
Jack was an Instructor and Adjunct Professor of Law with the University of Victoria for 16 years. He was key in helping to develop the university’s first-ever credit course in Indigenous law. Visit our News and Events to find out more about Jack’s work.
Jack is the author of Aboriginal Law in Canada, Canada’s leading publication on the topic, and is the editor of Consolidated Aboriginal Law Statutes, Regulations and Treaties. He also co-wrote Sechanalyagh, a book of gratitude, in partnership with former Chief Roger William. Read more about Jack’s published work.
Since he began practicing law in the 1970s, Jack has represented 100+ First Nation communities, groups and organizations in a breadth of notable court cases including the groundbreaking Tsilhqot’in Nation case, which was the first successful Aboriginal title claim in Canada.