Robert McMaster

Robert McMaster

R.J. McMaster was a CCJC solicitor for claimants during the claims commission, B.C. representative. Firm: Campbell, Brazier, Fisher & McMaster. - Robert McMaster was an associate partner of the Vancouver law firm Norris & McLennan. McMaster was one of a group of lawyers that consistently worked with and for the Japanese Canadian community. This is especially evident through his work with Norris & McLennan, who as individual litigators but also as a firm were heavily involved in Japanese-Canadian challenges of legalized discrimination. (Source: Kimura Appendix)


Regularized NameRobert McMaster


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