Monthly Lawyer Profile – Monica McParland

By Pushor Mitchell LLP
Categories: Blog, Firm News

Why did you become a lawyer?

I think I watched too much “Law and Order” growing up!

What is the focus of your law practice?

Criminal litigation, but I am currently rebuilding my civil litigation practice

If you weren’t a lawyer, what profession would you like to attempt?

Teaching

If you weren’t a lawyer, what profession would you never do?

Musician – I have no musical talent!

Your favourite technology tool?

My iPad

What is the first thing you check each morning?

My iPhone

What are people most surprised to learn about you?

I am a single mom to two young kids.

Your biggest extravagance?

Having someone to help me with the house work. It keeps me sane.

Your favourite food and drink?

Spicy Thai food and Okanagan wine

Your favourite motto?

No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor. – Andrew Carnegie