Kerry Sheppard

Associate Counsel / Director of Student Programs



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 Kerry Sheppard

Kerry Sheppard is Associate Counsel and the Director of Student Programs for Davis LLP.  He is responsible for the recruitment and professional development of articled and summer students for the firm's Vancouver office, and actively participates in the recruitment of students for the firm's other offices.  He also coordinates the firm's national Student Program.

Kerry was a summer student and articled student with Davis, and practiced with the firm for seven years before becoming in-house counsel with The Law Society of British Columbia (Lawyers Insurance Fund).  He remained with The Law Society for ten years.

Kerry also practiced for several years with a highly-regarded tax and trust firm in Vancouver, and as in-house counsel with the Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia, before returning to Davis in 2010 as Director of Student Programs.


  • Governor and Corporate Secretary, VanDusen Botanical Garden Association (2008 - 2012)
  • Regional Director, British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (2009 - 2012)
  • President, British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (2012 - 2014)
  • Volunteer Official, Special Olympics BC Swimming (2012 - 2014)

Called to the Bar

  • British Columbia, 1987


  • LL.B., University of Victoria, 1986
  • B.A., University of Victoria, 1983


  • English