Stephanie Dickson

Vancouver Criminal Lawyer

Stephanie is a determined and strategic lawyer who is dedicated to finding the most effective path forward for her clients. She will carefully analyze the evidence, explain your options to you, and then find and implement the right strategy to achieve the best outcome possible. She is skilled at identifying Charter violations and at framing creative legal arguments that will advance your defence.

Stephanie has argued at all levels of court in British Columbia. Her caseload includes assaults, drug offences, sexual offences, uttering threats, impaired driving offences, fraud, civil forfeiture and police investigations.

Stephanie also maintains an appellate practice, encompassing both sentence and conviction appeals. She is able to identify the errors made at trial or sentencing and will work tirelessly to persuade the appellate court to intervene.

In addition to defending criminal charges, Stephanie regularly acts for clients facing administrative driving offences, including immediate driving prohibitions, both before administrative decision-makers and upon judicial review in BC Supreme Court.

Stephanie completed her law degree at the University of British Columbia. She joined Mickelson & Whysall as an associate in 2019. Prior to attending law school, she worked for many years as a public health researcher.

What Our Clients Say About Stephanie

  • Dear Stephanie, “My husband and myself want to thank you for all of your hard work in defending our son. We are very grateful for everything that you did to help him out. He truly is a good kid and as parents it was very difficult to see the stress he has been under for the last 3 weeks, it was such a relief that it was a positive outcome.”