Micah Goldberg Associate


“Understanding my client’s goals and interests is the key to my practice.”

Micah is an Associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group at Watson Goepel LLP. His practice focuses on employment and contract litigation including partnership and shareholder disputes, debt recovery, and wrongful termination actions.

A UVic Law graduate, Micah served as President of the Law Students’ Society, and co-founded the Access Pro Bono Student Clinic, providing free legal advice to low-income individuals in Victoria.


  • JD, University of Victoria, 2015
  • B.A. (Philosophy, with High Distinction), University of Toronto, 2011


  • British Columbia, 2016

Work Highlights

Contracts Litigation

  • Provided assistance and advice to companies and individuals regarding the overall validity and individual terms of their corporate contracts.
  • Assisted landlord creditors recover over $500,000.00 in a successful summary judgement.
  • Litigated and resolved disputes between shareholders concerning real estate disputes.

Employment Litigation

  • Negotiated and resolved several wrongful termination actions acting as both employer and employee counsel quickly and efficiently.
  • Provided comprehensive employment opinions to employers, which advance legal opinion on whether and how an employee may be terminated.

Estates Litigation

  • Assisted in the successful defence of a Wills Variation Act application; the clients defended a claim brought by the deceased’s step-daughter in the British Columbia Supreme Court. The lawsuit against our client was dismissed in its entirety (Eastman v. Eastman Estate, 2016 BCSC 1728).
  • Assisted in a Presumption of Death Act application; the deceased tragically went missing boating near the Sunshine Coast. His children were potential beneficiaries under his estate, but could not receive their inheritance without a court order. Following a successful application, the missing person was declared deceased by law.

Publications and Presentations

Panelist, “Cannabis Industry Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance,” Cannabis Trade Show: Vancouver, July 2018.

Micah is a regular Legal Contributor to PolitiCoast, a podcast that explores what’s happening in British Columbia and across the country

  • Ep 40: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
  • Ep 39: The Neverending Election
  • Ep 13: Make ethics great again
  • Ep 04: You’re Fired!

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Community Advisory Board, Gordon Neighborhood House
  • Member, Organization Committee, Vancouver By-Election Housing Forum