Family law focused, Elizabeth Cameron advises and represents clients on a variety of issues, including separation, divorce, guardianship, parenting and contact with children, and protection from family violence, as well as child support, spousal support, and property division. They are passionate about helping clients approach post-separation parenting from a child-centred perspective and about finding the solutions that work best for each unique family.
As a student, Elizabeth participated in a clinical program with Rise Women’s Legal Centre, assisting low-income clients with family law matters. In their spare time, they enjoy photography, pop culture critique, and community organizing.
Education & Bar Admissions
- B.A., McGill University, 2010
- M.Sc., Lund University, 2012
- J.D., University of British Columbia, 2017
- Called to the Bar of British Columbia, 2018
Rankings & Recognitions
- Recipient, Bruce McColl Memorial Prize in Alternate Dispute Resolution (UBC)
- Recipient, Ernie and Peggy Miller Memorial Prize in Family Law (UBC)
Appointments & Activities
- Contributing author, Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia
- Contributing author, Injunctions: British Columbia Law and Practice
- Secretary, Canadian Bar Association BC, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community section
Memberships & Associations
- Law Society of British Columbia
- Canadian Bar Association
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
El presented at the 2022 National Family Law Conference on the topic of Polyamorous Families in Family Law. The paper is titled “Put Bluntly, We need to Contemplate Polyamory”.
- Assisted Dinyar Marzban, Q.C., Kelsey Beazer and Samantha Simpson with “Parental Alienation Cases: Judicial Remedies and Trial Strategies,” paper delivered at the National Family Law Conference, July 2018
- Assisted Scott L. Booth and Jane M. Reid with “The Use of Spousal Support Review Orders in Canada,” paper delivered at the National Family Law Conference July 2018
- Co-author with the Honourable Administrative Judge J.C. Challenger and Samantha P. Simpson, “Evidence in Family Law Matters – Spotlight on the Best Interests of the Child,” paper delivered at the “Evidence and Advocacy Skills and Tools for the Courtroom” seminar for the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, November 2019
- Assisted Samantha Simpson with contribution to “Family Units Engaged with the Healthcare System: Cases Addressing Consent and Privacy,” presentation delivered at the “An Insider’s View – Intersections with Family Law” seminar for the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, April 2021