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Preston Parsons

Overholt Law LLP | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A lawyer since 2011


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Overholt Law LLP
889 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6C 3B2
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Preston Parsons, at Overholt Law LLP, stands out with over a decade of dedicated service in key legal fields such as employment and labour relations law, alongside expertise in civil litigation, privacy, and human rights. He deeply values the importance of preventive advice, aiming to shield both employers and employees from potential legal conflicts. Furthermore, Preston extends his counsel to professionals navigating investigations or disciplinary actions within their respective regulatory environments.

His legal journey has seen him advocating in various courts and tribunals across British Columbia, including the esteemed BC Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Preston's presence has also been noted in the arenas of labour relations and human rights tribunals, not to mention his involvement in both domestic and international arbitration proceedings. Since initiating his career in Vancouver in 2009, he transitioned from a large regional firm to specialize in class action and aviation litigation before joining forces with Carman Overholt and Jennifer Kwok in early 2013.

Beyond litigation, Preston dedicates his expertise to a plethora of workplace-related legal matters. He's adept at drafting employment contracts, conducting workplace investigations, and offering strategic advice on privacy and pension concerns. His insight is particularly valued in discussions around the validity of non-competition clauses among other restrictive covenants.

Preston’s passions extend beyond the legal realm. He is a professional figure skating coach, showcasing his dedication to both the sport and its aspiring athletes. His love for cinema reflects his appreciation for storytelling and the arts. Preston is also known for his philanthropic efforts, skiing escapades, and his zeal for travel. He is deeply committed to the legal community, evidenced by his mentorship of law students and junior lawyers, fostering the next generation of legal professionals.

Previous Work Experience:

  • Participated in litigation and advocacy at BC Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, and Provincial Court.

  • Represented clients at BC Labour Relations Board and BC Human Rights Tribunal, among others.

  • Worked at a large regional firm, then a boutique class action and aviation litigation firm in downtown Vancouver.

  • Joined Overholt Law LLP’s predecessor firm in January 2013.


  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, 2010. Class Valedictorian.

  • B.Comm, Athabasca University Faculty of Business, 2007. Honoured with Great Distinction.

Professional Engagements and Certifications:

  • Competed in UBC Peter Burns Mock Trial Moot, 2008.

  • Attained a Small Claims Mediation Certificate, 2009.

  • Participated in Provincial Court Judicial Externship and Provincial Crown, Criminal Clinic in 2010.

Practice Areas:

  • Employment Law

  • Labour Relations Law

  • Human Rights Law

  • Professional Discipline

  • Corporate Governance

  • Privacy and Freedom of Information

  • Pension and Benefits


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