Senior Counsel / Litigator / Mediator / Arbitrator
Karen is a family law lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator. She has been engaged in the practice of family law since 1975, and as a neutral in labour arbitration since 1995. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1985.
Karen has extensive experience in complex negotiations, trials, and appeals involving property division, child and spousal support, and parenting arrangements for children. Karen also acts as an arbitrator and mediator in family law and labour law matters.
She is a former Bencher and Treasurer (President) of the Law Society of British Columbia. Karen is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Family Law Section.