In her solicitor’s practice, Nicole advises on all aspects of estate planning and administration including the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements and trusts, as well as applications for probate and letters of administration. Nicole is the current Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts Subsection (Vancouver).
In her dispute resolution practice, Nicole focuses on the restructuring of families resulting from separation and divorce and wills and estate challenges. Nicole is skilled in the use of various collaborative interventions, including mediation, collaborative family law and parenting coordination. Nicole serves on the executive of the BC Parenting Coordinator Roster Society.
Nicole is accredited by the Law Society of BC to act as a Family Law Mediator, Parenting Coordinator and Family Law Arbitrator. Nicole is certified by Family Mediation Canada as a Comprehensive Family Mediator. Nicole serves as a Lead Mediator with the Mediate BC Family Mediation Program.
Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2001. Nicole is a member the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP), the Estate Planning Council of BC, the BC Collaborative Roster Society, the Civil and Family Rosters of Mediate BC and the BC Parenting Coordinator Roster Society.
Nicole volunteers with a number of community non-profit organizations and is a recipient of the Business in Vancouver Top Forty Under 40 Award.
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