Kelly Merrigan

Over and above being a lawyer since 1988 Mr. Merrigan has served as both an Army and Police Officer. His first 5 years of practice were spent as a Provincial Crown Prosecutor in Vancouver and in various courthouses in the Lower Mainland. Mr. Merrigan has been in private practise since 1995 and has practised criminal law exclusively. Although based in Surrey, BC he accepts cases from across Western Canada.

Having been born and raised in the interior of BC, Mr. Merrigan enjoys the opportunity to try cases outside of the lower mainland and is currently actively expanding his practice to focus more attention on northern BC. In his spare time Mr. Merrigan is on the Board of Directors for the Otters Swim Club in West Vancouver.

Kelly Merrigan

Graeme Jose

Graeme Jose joined Merrigan and Company in 2013. He studied Political Science at the University of Victoria and received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007. Mr. Jose was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2008 and restricts his practice to criminal law.

Mr. Jose was an Agent Federal Prosecutor for over four years dealing primarily with criminal drug files, driving offences, weapons offences as well as border and fisheries matters. As a Prosecutor, he is familiar with criminal court procedure, approving charges for court, interviewing RCMP members and other witnesses, and dealing with Crown Prosecutors and court staff.

Mr. Jose has appeared in Provincial Court and the Supreme Court of British Columbia dealing with various legal proceedings including multi-day trials, bail hearings and reviews, sentencing hearings, as well as Charter applications.

Graeme Jose