Monthly Lawyer Profile – Monica McParland
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?
If you weren’t a lawyer, what profession would you never do?
Musician – I have no musical talent!
Your favourite technology tool?
What is the first thing you check each morning?
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