Kimberley was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2011.  Her practice is focused in the area of family law. Prior to joining Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP, Kimberley articled and practiced in civil and commercial litigation at a boutique litigation firm in Kelowna, British Columbia, where she began to focus her practice on family law.

Kimberley attended law school at the University of British Columbia, and participated in the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program. Prior to studying law, Kimberley completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Economics, at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Kimberley received the Dean’s Medal for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities upon graduating from Lakehead University.

Education and Bar Admission

H.B.A., Lakehead University, 2007

J.D., University of British Columbia, 2010

Called to the Bar: British Columbia, 2011

Professional Experience

Kimberley spoke to the Westminster Family Bar Association about cases decided under the excluded property provisions of the Family Law Act, and what happens if a spouse “gifts” excluded property to the other spouse during the marriage, at the Association’s meeting on March 30, 2016, and about five significant decisions from our Court of Appeal about property division on October 26, 2016.

Kimberley has contributed to the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC’s Sourcebook. In 2016, she edited the Property Division chapter, and in 2015, she edited the chapters pertaining to Property Division, Injunctive Relief, and Evidence.

Kimberley, together with Jeffrey Rose Q.C., was a course presenter at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC’s Family Law Practice and Procedure 2015 conference on April 24, 2015 in Vancouver. Their presentation dealt with the use of expert reports in family litigation.

Kimberley co-presented the CBABC Young Lawyers – Lower Mainland Section workshops, “Drafting Effective Pleadings” on March 26, 2015 and “Drafting Effective Affidavits” on April 14, 2015.

Kimberley was a course presenter at the Continuing Legal Education Society’s The New Family File: Complex Issues for Paralegals conference on June 24, 2014. Kimberley spoke about key cases addressing the property division provisions of the Family Law Act.

Professional Activities

Kimberley is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association, and has volunteered as the assistant secretary and treasurer of the Family Law (Vancouver), member at large of the Young Lawyers (Lower Mainland), the treasurer of the Civil Litigation (Okanagan) and the Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers (Okanagan) subsections. Kimberley also served as the Vice President of Kelowna Women in Business, and volunteers for Access Pro Bono.

Publications

Co-author with the Honourable Marion J. Allan of Clark Wilson LLP of Property Under the Family Law Act, which was originally published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC.

Co-author with Jeffrey A. Rose Q.C. of Mortimer & Rose of Overview of Expert Reports in Family Law 

Co-author with Scott Booth of Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP of FLA Property Update: Excluded Property and Jurisdiction & Choice of Law Rules for Property, which was originally published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC.

Personal

Outside of the office, Kimberley enjoys running, hiking, participating in spin classes, cooking and dining out.