Matt Ford

Partner | Barrister & Solicitor

Matt Ford grew up in the Ottawa region. After earning his Bachelor and Master degrees in science, Matt subsequently attended the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in 2007. Matt graduated in 2010 with a Juris Doctorate in Law and moved to Kamloops to complete his articles with Epp, Cates and Oien. In 2014, he joined the firm as a partner thus launching the name Cates, Ford, Oien, Epp – Barristers and Solicitors.

Matt has experience advocating on behalf of his clients at all levels of court including the BC Provincial Court, the BC Supreme Court, the BC Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada. Matt is dedicated to strongly representing his clients’ interests at every stage of their case.

When not in the office, Matt can be found snowboarding on the local ski hills and playing soccer.

Call to the Bar: 2011

Preferred Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury Litigation – focus on ICBC (plaintiff) claims for motor vehicle accidents
  • Civil Litigation – Estate, Wills Variation Actions, Contractual Disputes, Business Disputes)
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law


  • Member, Trial Lawyer’s Association of BC
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

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