J. Geoffrey  Howard

J. Geoffrey Howard

604.806.3826 |

Geoffrey is a partner* at Roper Greyell where he provides strategic and practical advice on employment and labour law and represents clients in employment-related litigation.

When working with his clients, Geoffrey combines regular client communication and follow-up with a cost-effective and creative approach to resolving employment problems and litigation claims.

Geoffrey has extensive experience representing both employers and employees in all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment agreements, employment policies, compliance with employment legislation, termination of employment and human rights issues. He also advises and represents clients in disputes over post-employment competition.

Geoffrey  speaks and writes on a wide range of employment law topics, including authoring articles for a wide variety of publications and delivering training seminars to clients, managers and professionals on workplace issues.

Since 1990, Geoffrey’s practice has focused primarily in the area of employment law. Prior to joining Roper Greyell, Geoffrey was a senior partner at one of Canada’s largest national law firms.

Outside of work, Geoffrey enjoys field hockey, biking, hiking, tennis and recovering from it all with yoga.

*Practising through a law corporation.


Legal Assistant

Premila Hardy
J. Geoffrey  Howard


LL.B., University of British Columbia

Year of call

Ontario, 1989
British Columbia,1994


Membership / Affiliations

BC Human Resources Management Association
Canadian Bar Association
American Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)