Kelly was born and raised in the Lower Mainland. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Political Science (with a certificate in French) at the University of Victoria and then attended Bond University in Queensland, Australia, to obtain her Juris Doctorate (Doctor of Law) with first-class honours.
Kelly excels in negotiation and mediation arrears of practice and is collaborative in her approach to law. As she progresses in her legal carrier, Kelly hopes to make this a priority in her practice and hopes to focus on alternative dispute resolution methods. Kelly understands the legal system can be intimidating and complex. She ensures her clients are well-informed and prepared throughout their cases.
While completing her degree, Kelly worked for the City of Surrey, OakBay Recreation, and volunteered with the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. During law school, Kelly completed a practicum at the Queensland Domestic Violence Court. Here, Kelly worked with prominent Queensland Supreme Court lawyers. While working with individuals from all aspects of life, Kelly became passionate about providing stability for families during a difficult transition period. As she progresses in her legal career, she strives to ensure that children are the primary consideration in the separation process. Kelly hopes to become a voice for children in family law matters. Kelly is enthusiastic and passionate about family law.
Outside the office, Kelly enjoys spending time with family and her dog, Goose, and has a passion for travel.