Larissa Doerr


Larissa has returned for her articles in 2023/2024 after having worked at Carfra Lawton as a summer articled student in 2022. Larissa works in general insurance defence litigation, including motor vehicle defence, personal injury, health law, medical malpractice, occupiers’ liability, human rights law and insurance coverage. Larissa has appeared at the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Prior to her legal career, Larissa had a career as an insurance agent selling and assisting in underwriting insurance policies for commercial and private clients. She specialized in commercial garage, marine and auto insurance policies.

While attending law school, Larissa volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada providing legal research and informational pamphlets. Larissa also previously volunteered with the Mental Health Society of Greater Victoria providing information on mental health services.

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    Year Called to the Bar
    Bar of British Columbia – 2024

    University of Saskatchewan: Juris Doctor – 2023
    Vancouver Island University: BA in Arts Majoring in Psychology and Minoring in Criminology (Honours) – 2020
    Vancouver Island University: Thesis in Mindfulness Meditation and Working Memory Capacity (Honours) – 2020

    Associate, Carfra Lawton LLP – 2024 to Present
    Articled Student, Carfra Lawton LLP – 2023 to 2024
    Summer Articled Student, Carfra Lawton LLP – 2022

"I was born and raised on Vancouver Island. In my past time, I like to explore new communities and local wineries. Along with this territory comes tasting new and delicious local wines. I also like to experience the outdoors through running, hiking and camping."