Kimberley J. Santerre
Sandy Hamilton


With a litigation and dispute resolution practice focused on family law, Kimberley J. Santerre is experienced in arbitration, mediation, and negotiation. Kimberley regularly appears in both trial courts on behalf of clients. Kimberley’s pronouns are she/her.

Kimberley’s expertise spans all matters affecting families in British Columbia, including property division, spousal support, child support, parenting, custody, guardianship, relocation and mobility, and parenting time. She helps clients resolve complex and high-net-worth property division matters and disputes involving corporations, trusts and real estate. She also prepares cohabitation, pre-nuptial, marriage and separation agreements. In all circumstances, Kimberley takes a practical, solution-orientated approach.


Education & Bar Admissions

  • H.B.A., Lakehead University, 2007
  • J.D., University of British Columbia, 2010
  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia, 2011

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Dean’s Medal for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (Lakehead University)

Appointments & Activities

  • Adjunct professor, Peter J. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, Family Law, Spring 2020 and Spring 2023
  • Contributor, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLEBC) Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia (2016-2020)
  • Past chair, Family Law (Vancouver) Section of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (2021-2022)
  • Volunteer, Access Pro Bono

Memberships & Associations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Guest speaker, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC), Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the Westminster Family Bar Association