Bruce LeRose

Bruce LeRose is recognized for his contribution to the profession of Law in British Columbia.  Bruce is a partner in the Trail law firm of Thompson, LeRose & Brown.

Bruce graduated from the University of BC with a law degree in 1982.  He returned to his hometown of Trail and joined the law firm of Geronazzo and Thompson.  He became a partner in the firm in 1987.

He has been President of the Kootenay Bar Association and represented the County of Kootenay at the BC Law Society from 2004 to 2012.  During that time, he served on the Society's Finance Committee, the Practice Standards, Credentials and Unauthorized Practice Committee, and chaired the Lawyer Education and Continued Professional Development, the Small Form Task Force, the Special Compensation Fund and the Trust Assurance Fund.

Bruce was President of the Law Society in 2012, the only Kootenay lawyer in the history of the Law Society of BC to become President.  In 2006, he was named Queen's Counsel.

Bruce has also been very involved in his community, as a Board member of Columbia View Lodge, Sanctuary, the Rossland-Trail Golf Club, and has been President of the Colombo Lodge.  In 2001, he chaired the committee responsible for the construction of the Trail Centennial Family Park and in 2007 he chaired the organizaing committee for the World Junior 'A' Hockey Challenge in Trail.

Bruce resides in Trail with his wife, Melanie.  He has two sons, Nicholas and Alex.