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GLEN ORRIS, Q.C. has practised in the area of criminal law in all levels of courts in the country. He was educated at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and earned his law degree at the University of Manitoba. He was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1973. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in January, 1988.

He is a Past-President of the Vancouver Bar Association, a former member of the Canadian Bar Association Executive, a lecturer for the Continuing Legal Education Society in Criminal matters, and a discussion leader for the Inns of Court Project, created by a former Chief Justice of British Columbia.

Glen Orris has acted as defence counsel for a number of high-profile cases in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Northwest Territories.