Eugene Raponi has been practicing law since 1982 and is a founding partner of Waddell Raponi LLP.He was appointed Queens Counsel in 2009. Eugene practices primarily in the area of family law. He has a significant practice as a Mediator and Arbitrator, predominantly in the area of family law and estates. He is also a member of the Victoria Collaborative Family Law Group. Eugene focuses his practice on bringing families to peaceful resolutions in what are often stressful circumstances.
Eugene has been a sessional instructor at the University of Victoria and is an ongoing contributor to various Continuing Legal Education courses in the area of family law. When he is not busy with the law, Eugene enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, singing with the Allegra Singers and running.
ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
- Present Board Member – governor, British Columbia Law Foundation; director, Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family
- Past Board Member – Member, British Columbia Court Rules Revision Committee; Chair, Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council (BC); Chair, CBA National Family Law Section
- Member – Law Society of British Columbia, Canadian Bar Association, Family and Civil Mediation Rosters, Hear the Child Society Roster
- Accredited – Family Law Mediator and Family Law Arbitrator (Law Society of BC)