Brianna McCann

Associate

She/Her/Hers
  • bmccann@jfklaw.ca
  • P 250 405 3460
  • 816-1175 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2E1

Brianna McCann is an associate in JFK’s Victoria office. She is a member of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation. Originally from Muskoka, Ontario (Williams Treaty), she acknowledges that she is now a guest on Lekwungen peoples’ traditional and ancestral territory.

Brianna holds a Juris Doctor specializing in Aboriginal Law from the University of British Columbia. Committed to improving women’s access to justice, Brianna completed a clinical term at Rise Women’s Legal Centre. In the clinician term, Brianna contributed to the non-profit social justice movement by assisting self-identifying women navigate the justice system.

Prior to law school, Brianna completed her undergraduate degree in Indigenous studies and political studies with an emphasis on law and policy at Trent University. Alongside her studies, Brianna held research positions that allowed her to explore the cultural and legal implications of Canada’s involvement with Indigenous peoples. Through her work and lived experiences, Brianna has developed a deep interest in furthering the rights of Indigenous people and communities.

In her spare time, Brianna enjoys reading, writing, and learning her traditional language. As much as she can, Brianna’s hopes to experience the beautiful lands she lives on.

Highlights

Publications

The Nation prepares to honour Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

CONTENT WARNING: Residential School and Related Traumas JFK Law offices will be closed on Friday, September 30, to recognize

JFK Law Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Canada 2023 for Aboriginal Law

JFK law is thrilled to be ranked as a Band 1 Firm by Chambers 2023 in the area of