Kerry Sheppard is an Associate Counsel in the Vancouver office and the Director of Student Programs for DLA Piper (Canada) 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 Canadian Student Program.

Kerry was a summer student and articled student with the firm, 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 the firm in 2010 as Director of Student Programs.