Michael Robert Sporer

Michael Robert Sporer

Michael Robert Sporer was born in Vancouver. He graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 1993. He is a partner in the New Westminster law firm of Sporer Mah and Company.

Mr. Sporer is a member of the executive of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) and he has served on various standing committees for the TLABC. He is recognized as an Advocate by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, headquartered at Notre Dame Law School, in South Bend, Indiana. He is also a member of the international legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi and the Association of Trial Lawyer of America (ATLA).

Michael Sporer is a regular contributing political columnist to The Royal City Record and Burnaby Now.

Mr. Sporer's legal practice is focused on tort law. His legal and political interests include private property rights, restitution to crime victims, private law remedies and the poltical culture of nations. He has studied and written about the relationship between law, legislation and liberty as well as the limits of state action in the foreign and domestic affairs of nations.

“If we go back and look at the prevailing philosophy that ultimately created free societies, we see that the leading thinkers of the day believed that if government should have any role at all in a free society, then the one legitimate role for government was to protect each persons’ rights to life, liberty and property. In Canada today governments at all levels seem to have lost this focus and appear increasingly unable to come to grips with what was once considered to be the clear core role of government in a free society – adequately protecting decent people from violence, aggression, fraud and other criminal behaviour. If we want Canadian society to flourish, then we need government to get back to basics." says Mr. Sporer.

Directors

The directors of the Canadian Justice Review Board come from various walks of life and occupations. We represent a broad range of Canadians who are concerned about the state of the justice system.

Wallace C. Craig
Wallace G. Craig
Vice-Chairman
Author and Retired Criminal Court Judge
Frederick DeCoste
Frederick DeCoste
Chairman
University of Alberta Faculty of Law
Larry Elford
Larry Elford
Director
Nationally Recognized Investors Advocate
Glenn Fox
Glenn Fox
Immediate Past Chairman
Economist University of Guelph
Terrance L. Green
Terrance L. Green
Director
Lawyer and Equality Issues Advocate
Bruce Haines
Bruce Haines
Director
Retired Lawyer and Queens Counsel
David A. Kahn
David A. Kahn
Director
Professional Engineer
Anthony Kaluzny
Director
Electrical Safety Authority professional
Rainer Knopff
Rainer Knopff
Director
Political Science University of Calgary
Allison Kooijman
Director
Health care advocate
C. Gwendolyn Landolt
C. Gwendolyn Landolt
Director
Lawyer and Former Crown Prosecutor
Elizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall
Secretary
Author and Researcher
Robert I. Martin
Robert I. Martin
Director
Western University Faculty of Law
Al Rosen
Al Rosen
Director
Author and Forensic Accountant
Past directors