Luke A. Johnson, Partner

Luke acts for charities, non-profit organizations, businesses and individuals in the areas of charity law, corporate/commercial law, civil litigation, and estates. His practice covers a broad range of legal services, including charity governance and organization, charity compliance audits, corporate reorganizations, and business transactions. In his charity work, Luke represents organizations across the voluntary sector including churches, private foundations, housing providers, schools, and international development agencies.
Luke has represented clients in Federal Court, BC Supreme Court and Provincial Court, as well as various administrative tribunals such as Employment Standards, Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal, and the Residential Tenancy Branch.
Luke was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2008, and has been with De Jager Volkenant for over seven years. He articled with a litigation firm. He completed his law degree at the University of British Columbia, where he received awards in intellectual property law and Korean law, and volunteered for several years with the student legal advice program. In 2007, he co-led the only Canadian team participating in the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot at Oxford University. Before turning to law, Luke graduated from Trinity Western University with a degree in communications and English literature, worked for several charitable organizations, taught English in China, and operated a martial arts studio.
He lives with his wife and children in North Delta, and enjoys reading and playing guitar and bass in his spare time.
Community Involvement

  • Director of several local, regional and national charities including, Lookout Emergency Aid Society

Memberships

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, CBA BC Branch, Charity and Not-for-Profit Section
  • Member, Surrey Bar Association
  • Member, Christian Legal Fellowship
  • Corporate member, Surrey Board of Trade
  • Corporate member, BC Non-Profit Housing Association
  • Corporate member, BC Care Providers Association
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Contact Information

604-953-1500
604-953-1501 (fax)
1-866-953-1500 (toll free)