Micah Rankin is associate counsel at Jensen Law. He has acted as counsel in a wide range of litigation matters including administrative, criminal, commercial, trusts and estates and constitutional law. Micah has worked on civil and criminal trials, both with and without juries, and regularly appears in the Court of Appeal. Micah’s practice at Jensen Law focuses on criminal and administrative law matters, with a particular emphasis on appellate work. As counsel, he has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, and in the Supreme Court of Canada on several occasions.
Micah studied law at the University of Victoria where he received numerous academic awards and prizes. Following law school, Micah worked as Judicial Law Clerk to the British Columbia Court of Appeal. He then articled with one of Canada’s leading civil rights lawyers. After his call to the bar, Micah spent three and half years working for a leading commercial litigation firm in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2010, Micah decided to leave practice to pursue a Master’s degree in law from the University of Toronto which he completed in 2011.
In 2011, Micah moved to Kamloops to take up a position as a law professor at Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law, teaching in the areas of criminal law, evidence and advanced constitutional law. Micah was one of six founding members of Thompson Rivers University law faculty. As a law professor, Micah has published extensively in the areas of criminal, constitutional and regulatory law including in journals such as: University of British Columbia Law Review, the Global Journal of Comparative Law, and Criminal Law Quarterly. Micah is also a co-author of the British Columbia Annual Criminal Practice, 2014 (Canada Law Book, 2013).