Anthony Vecchio, QC, together with Michael Slater, QC, founded Slater Vecchio in January 1998. The majority of Anthony’s practice is focused on personal injury law, including cases involving traumatic brain injury (TBI) and significant orthopedic, spinal, and psychological injuries resulting from car, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents as well as slips and falls and assaults on commercial and residential premises.
Anthony has been counsel on some of the largest cases in British Columbia. He is engaged and retained routinely on cases involving serious and often complicated and catastrophic injuries. Anthony is a frequent lecturer, speaker, and host of seminars dealing with personal injury trial techniques and the development of skillful trial paths.
Anthony was appointed to Queen’s Counsel in 2012 and has been selected by his peers to be included in the publication The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of personal injury litigation since 2006. Anthony was a Governor and State Delegate for the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) and acted as President from 2000 to 2001. He was also a former State Delegate for the American Association of Justice. In 2012 he became a Fellow of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers and in 2013 became a Fellow of The International Society of the Barristers.
Prior to his legal career, Tony spent his time in the ring as a professional boxer. Here’s a clip of Tony’s first professional fight in Prince George, BC, circa 1981: