Cassidy Gale | Watson Goepel LLP

Cassidy Gale Associate


“I chose a career in law because I wanted to work in a challenging and dynamic field. I am passionate about deconstructing complex issues and crafting creative, meaningful solutions.”

Cassidy is an associate in the Personal Injury Group. She also works with the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group, focusing on Estates Litigation. She has experience conducting and defending examinations for discovery, participating in mediation and settlement negotiations, and has appeared at both the Provincial and Supreme Court of British Columbia.

She completed her Juris Doctor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2017, where she was awarded the Clyde W. Sperry Award for Excellence in Property Law, the Ocean Yearbook Student Award in Law of the Sea, and the Alistair Fraser Award in Professional Responsibility. Cassidy was further awarded the Jenny Lau Prize in International Environmental Law & Policy from the National University of Singapore.

Outside of the firm, Cassidy is an active member of the Meraloma Rugby community, and is still on the hunt for the best stout in Vancouver.


J.D., Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2017

B.A., University of British Columbia, 2015


British Columbia, 2018

Professional and Community Affiliations

Volunteer, Access Pro Bono COVID-19 Telephone Response Clinic

Recent news from Cassidy Gale

8 March 2023

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Addressing The Gender Gap in Personal Injury Damages Assessments: An Option Other Than “Othering”?

This article is part of a series of educational blog posts created by a team of Watson Goepel women lawyers in light of International Women’s Day 2023, to empower, celebrate, and encourage women in Canada. “Othering” refers to “viewing and treating a person or group of people as different from yourself and most people. Othering can lead to discrimination…

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19 February 2021

Cell phone use while driving: A common-sense ruling

The use of cell phones or other handheld electronic devices while driving has been banned in BC since 2010, but defining what constitutes “use”, especially with the advent of Bluetooth technology that allows for increased hands-free capabilities, has created a legal grey area that the courts have been left to clarify. A recent Supreme Court…

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Personal Injury Claim - Hockey & Other Sports

14 May 2020

Personal injury claims: Hockey and other contact sports injuries

Unsurprisingly, Canadian courts have considered numerous personal injury claims over the years arising from hockey and other sports injuries. These cases can be difficult for plaintiffs to navigate due to the element of risk that is accepted as a fundamental aspect of all sport in general. Although an injury may be the foundation of a…

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