Meet Our Lawyers Serving Campbell River and Courtenay

Stephen Paul Frame

Stephen Paul Frame

Steve was born and raised in Burns Lake, which is a small community in northern British Columbia. He attended Simon Fraser University (S.F.U.) and graduated in 1984, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in criminology. While at S.F.U. he actively worked with probation services, volunteering time with young offenders both in and out of correctional institutions.

Steve attended the University of Victoria Law School. He received his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) in 1987. He completed his Articles with the law firm of Harper Grey Easton & Company in Vancouver and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1988.

While at Harper Grey Easton & Company, he developed a practice acting for innocent victims injured in various types of accidents and incidents. In 1993, Steve and his family moved to Campbell River to continue with his personal injury practice.

For the last twenty seven years, Steve has acted on behalf of thousands of injured people to ensure that they receive maximum compensation for their pain and suffering, wage loss, medical expenses and care costs.

His practice deals with auto accidents, motorcycle claims, plane crashes, as well as wrongful death claims brought on by family members who have lost loved ones. Steve has represented clients with brain injuries, fibromyalgia, spinal cord injuries, fractures, soft tissue injuries and other severe injuries.

This Campbell River lawyer acts for clients all over British Columbia, and has conducted trials all around the Province. He has appeared as counsel at all levels of Courts in BC including the Provincial Court, the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Appeal.

Steve is a member of both the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the American Trial Lawyers Association. He was past president of the TLABC and now sits on the Board of Governors. He sat as a director on the Campbell River Loss Prevention Association and was the Campbell River Bar Association president for two years, 1995/96 and 1996/97. He is also very active in the community as a member of the Rotary Club of Campbell River (Noon Club), Past President of the Mount Washington Ski Club and continues to volunteer as a hockey coach with Campbell River Minor Hockey Association for more than 10 years.

Steve is married and has two children. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, skiing, playing hockey, motorcycling, and boating.

Steve is caring and compassionate and will make the time to listen to you and help you to receive full compensation for your claim.

Ashley R. Smith

Ashley R. Smith

Ashley was born and raised on a farm in rural Saskatchewan. She completed her Business Administration Certificate and BA in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan before earning her Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) from that institution in 2006. Ashley was admitted to the British Columbia Bar on August 9, 2007 after completing her articling term with Cardinal Law in Victoria BC.

In 2008, Ashley and her son settled in the Comox Valley and Ashley began her personal injury career as in-house counsel with ICBC before joining Frame and Co. Injury Law in 2014.

Through her experience with ICBC, Ashley has developed a keen understanding of how insurance companies defend your case. This allows her to accurately assess and pursue your personal injury claims. She will advocate for the best possible out-of-court settlement while continually obtaining the required evidence to proceed to trial if a negotiated settlement isn’t possible.

If you have sustained an injury, have general questions, or would like a better understanding of the issues that arise from a car accident, Ashley would be pleased to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your options.

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