Marian K. Brown

Member at large

Marian K. Brown is a sole practitioner conducting criminal appeals for both the Crown and the Defence. She has practiced as a senior prosecutor, as Defence counsel, and as founding counsel for the Independent Investigations Office of BC.  Marian is a member of the Canadian Bar Association National Policy Committee and previously the CBA Legislation and Law Reform Committee, reviewing legislation and policy in every area of law, with particular input on search and seizure of data, self-defence, and medical assistance in dying.  She also served on many other CBA committees; on the Vancouver Planning Commission and Heritage Commission; and on the boards of various non-profit organizations.  She has been an adjunct instructor of full courses in Evidence at the University of Victoria and at the Allard (UBC) faculty of law, and is Vice-Chair of the Board of Ingenium, the national museums of science and technology.