Kimberly represents executors, trustees and beneficiaries in a variety of estate and trust related disputes, including wills validity and wills variation claims. She also assists clients in disputes involving the interpretation of wills and trust instruments, matters involving suspected undue influence or incapacity of will makers and settlors of trusts, applications for committeeship of incapacitated adults, and contested disputes involving estates and trusts accounts. In her growing elder law practice, Kimberly litigates cases involving suspected abuse and neglect of elderly adults or persons with diminished capacity, and cases involving suspected misappropriation of funds.
Kimberly is a frequent speaker and presenter at conferences and seminars dealing with estates and trust litigation. She is an author of and contributor to various estates related publications, including a chapter devoted to claims against persons who misuse powers of attorney in the 2023 CLE publication entitled “Estate Disputes in BC: A Litigator's Guide.”
Kimberly has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in estates and trusts litigation.
Kimberly believes strongly in a proactive approach to client service with an emphasis on efficiency and responsiveness.
Before joining Scion Law in 2023, Kimberly was a partner for over 15 years at the Vancouver office of an international law firm. After many years practicing law in Vancouver, Kimberly believes that a strong regional firm of professionals, sharing the same vision and commitment to their clients, is key to delivering cost-effective results.
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