John W. Gailus, Founder & Director, Devlin Gailus Westaway, Victoria, BC. Mr. Gailus is a member of the Haida Nation from the Cumshewa Clan. He has a varied law practice focused on consultation, Aboriginal and Treaty rights litigation, Indian Act issues and economic development. Mr. Gailus has served as counsel in all levels of Court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is general counsel for several First Nations and First Nation organizations throughout Western Canada. He has appeared on multiple occasions before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs. Mr. Gailus has been recognized as a leading practitioner of Aboriginal Law by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.