People

Our lawyers, management, paralegals, and staff are defined by the exceptional service they provide and the strong relationships they build. Our clients benefit from our collaborative, team-based approach.

Lawyers

Staff

  • Sarah Denton

    Accounting Administrator

    Sarah started at North Shore Law in 2009 as an office clerk. Over time, she shifted into an accounting position with the firm. Sarah has recently taken over the role as our Lead Accounting Administrator.

    Sarah oversees all accounting responsibilities for all departments. She has obtained both her Law Accounting and Trust Accounting certificates through the Law Court Centre.

  • Kelly Jarvis

    Paralegal

    Kelly has worked in the legal field for over 28 years and earned her Legal Secretary Certificate from Capilano College in 1991. Kelly joined North Shore Law in 1999.

  • Elana MacKenzie

    Administrator

    Elana received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Simon Fraser University in 2004 and also holds a paralegal certificate from Capilano University.  Elana has also taken various HR courses through SFU.

    Elana joined North Shore Law in 2014 working as a paralegal in the family law department.

  • Trisha Nelson

    Paralegal

    Lawyers supported: Christopher Doll QC

    Trisha graduated from Capilano University in 2010 from the Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate program. She then went on to complete Capilano University’s Paralegal Certificate program in 2016. She has worked in various areas of law, including Corporate, Commercial and Securities, prior to joining the litigation department at North Shore Law in 2019.

  • Kathie Smith

    Administrator

    Kathie joined the firm in 1988 as a paralegal, working in the personal injury practice group. She studied Financial Management at BCIT and became firm administrator in 1995remaining in that role since then.

    Kathie has paddled with, and coached, a women’s dragon boat team since its inception in 2003. She enjoys being on the water in Deep Cove, and spending time outdoors on the North Shore.

    In June of 2020, after 32 years of service, Kathie plans to retire to the Okanagan Valley with her husband.

  • Abigail Wiley

    Paralegal

    Abigail Wiley obtained her Paralegal Diploma, with honours, from Yorkville University in 2004. Abigail joined North Shore Law in 2013 and currently works in the litigation department. In her role, Abigail analyzes and evaluates complex information, prepares legal documents, manages documents, and provides ongoing file management. Abigail is a current member, and former Vice President, of the British Columbia Paralegal Association. She is also a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association and the Trial Lawyers Association.