Emily is an associate with Access Law Group, joining Access Law Group well before her call to the bar. She first worked as a legal assistant, then became a paralegal, and returned to Access Law Group after completing her law degree. Emily has worked on a wide variety of complex civil litigation matters from start to finish. As a result, she has a unique ability to efficiently move files towards a resolution, whether that be through a trial or a negotiated settlement.
Outside of the office, Emily enjoys cycling, coffee drinking, volunteering for Special Olympics BC, and exploring BC’s great outdoors.
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Education & Accreditations
- Member, Law Society of British Columbia (2020)
- University of British Columbia, JD 2019
- University of British Columbia, BA 2014
Emily’s practice areas include personal injury, wrongful dismissal, contract litigation, and wills and estates work. She has acted as trial counsel in both Provincial and Supreme Court.”
Emily’s paralegal work and advocacy experience during law school at the University of British Columbia – volunteering with the Law Students Legal Advice Program, working at the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic, and competing in the Peter Burns Moot – has equipped her with investigative and interviewing skills typically found in more senior lawyers. She appreciates the technical issues and tactical considerations involved in effective drafting and file management.