Danielle has been practicing in the area of personal injury since 1993. She previously was counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants while first an associate and then a partner in the Trail, B.C. based law firm of McEwan Harrison Law Corporation. Since 2009, she has acted exclusively for plaintiffs. She has expertise and trial experience with serious injury claims including brain, orthopaedic, chronic pain and psychological injuries (including PTSD). Danielle’s goal as counsel for injured accident victims is to assist in obtaining the necessary rehabilitation to minimize symptoms; be accessible and to work diligently and energetically to obtain a fair resolution of their claim whether through trial or settlement.
Danielle graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor in Administrative and Commercial Studies in 1989, and from Queen’s Law School in 1992. She has lived in and practiced law in the Kootenays since 1995 and enjoys life in this part of the world.
She is a hockey and soccer mom to her two boys and loves the great outdoors. Danielle participates in triathlons, cross country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing, kayaking and yoga. She is an avid reader, particularly of “Heather’s Picks”.
Danielle and her husband, Stewart Daroux, conduct the busy personal injury practice of Daroux Law. They represent clients throughout British Columbia and Alberta, but the majority of their clients are from the East and West Kootenays. Click to learn more about Our Personal Injury Team.
Danielle also handles general litigation cases.
Danielle has had extensive community involvement, including serving on a local day care board; as past president of the Kootenay Bar Association and past chair of the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia. She is a past member of the Board of Governors for the Law Foundation of British Columbia. In that role she oversaw the distribution of funds for projects and programs that benefit the public in the following areas: Legal education; legal research; legal aid; law reform; and law libraries.
Danielle is a member of the Trial Lawyers’ Association of British Columbia. She attended a recent TLABC Medical Legal Conference where she was counsel for the injured accident victim in the conference’s mock trial. The mock trial was a teaching tool that Danielle found to be effective and educational (blog on the mock trial). She has also been a speaker at a number of courses through both the Continuing Legal Education Society and the Trial Lawyers Association. She is a current member of the Mental Health Review Board. In that role, she is chair of review panel hearings conducted under the Mental Health Act.
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