Mark Sager


Mark Sager is the founding member and senior partner of Sager LLP. He specializes in civil litigation for sectors such as municipal law, real estate, land development, shareholder disputes and personal injury cases. A highly experienced mediator, Mark regularly represents clients in the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Appeal.

Mark has represented local, national and international clients. He has extensive experience and knowledge of local, provincial and federal politics. He has been involved in numerous entrepreneurial and development projects and is viewed as the “go to lawyer” for challenging projects and to guide clients seamlessly through complex civic zoning, bylaw, land use and permitting issues.

OTHER POSITIONS HELD

  • Mayor of West Vancouver
  • Chair of the West Vancouver Police Board
  • Vice-Chair of Metro Vancouver
  • Law Clerk – British Columbia Court of Appeal
  • Councillor of the District of West Vancouver
  • Chair, British Columbia Commission on School District Administration
  • Chair and Trustee for the Board of School Trustees, School District 45
  • President of the Venture Opera NFP in New York City

MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the British Columbia Roster Society

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, University of British Columbia, called to the BC Bar in 1991
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia
  • Universite’ du Provence, France
  • University of Hawaii

OTHER RECOGNITIONS

  • Named “Citizen of the Year” by the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce

FORMER ASSOCIATIONS AND COMMITTEES

  • National Chair, Kokanee Glacier Alpine Campaign
  • Chair, Greater Vancouver Regional District Budget and Administration
  • Director, Greater Vancouver Regional District Strategic Planning Committee
  • Director, Greater Vancouver Regional District Sewage and Draining Committee
  • Director, Greater Vancouver Regional District Mayors Committee
  • Director Greater Vancouver Regional District Water Committee
  • Director, Greater Vancouver Regional District Finance and Government
  • Director, Greater Vancouver Regional District Development Services Committee
  • President, Greater Vancouver Housing Corporation
  • Chair, Greater Vancouver Regional District Management and Audit Committee
  • Member, Parks and Recreation Commission, West Vancouver
  • Member, Municipal Advisory Planning Commission, West Vancouver
  • Vice-President, Metro BC School Trustees Association
  • Vice-President, West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
  • Director, British Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair, Community Day Committee
  • President, Lions Gate Medical Research Foundation
  • Member, Volunteer Action Board
  • President, Dundarave Merchants Association
  • Honorary Member, Eagle Harbour Yacht Club
  • Honorary Member, Hollyburn Country Club
  • Honorary Chair and Past President, Anna Wyman Dance Company
  • Honorary President, West Vancouver Division, Boy Scouts of Canada
  • Honorary Member, Six Field Engineer Squadron
  • UBC Gale Cup Moot Team (Law School’s National Team)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • West Vancouver Yacht Club
  • Capilano Golf and Country Club

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Mark is an avid sportsman and pilot. He is rated to fly multi-engine aircrafts, including jets and seaplanes. He loves Crossfit, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, sailing, cycling, windsurfing, golf and swimming. Mark raced the Victoria to Maui Yacht Race and won the Andreas Schurller Memorial Trophy for Best Navigator.

He has been a diplomatic guest of both the United States Government and the Government of China.

Mark donates a considerable amount of time and energy in supporting arts organizations on the North Shore and has been the Chair of the North Shore Mayor’s Golf Tournament for three years in a row.

Mark’s direct telephone number is 604-913-9888 and his email is mark@sagerllp.com
To learn more about Mark and his personal interests you are invited to view his personal  web page

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