Katie is a Partner in our Vancouver office. She has a broad range of experience helping clients navigate the intricacies of business immigration law and related human resources issues. Katie represents business clients in their endeavors to obtain Canadian legal work authorization for international talent while providing advice on both long and short term immigration goals. She routinely assists clients with immigration audits and inspections, and advises on compliance obligations. Long term, Katie advises on and prepares permanent residence and citizenship applications for both employees of business clients and individuals. Clients in the technology and visual effects industries and other industry segments with a global focus benefit from her knowledge of the complex interaction between immigration and employment regulations.
Katie also researches cases for the British Columbia Annual Practice.
Katie is a CBA mentor to a first year UBC law student and to a young lawyer through the CBA’s Women’s Law Forum.
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law, Vancouver, British Columbia, J.D., 2009
University of British Columbia, Art History, Vancouver, British Columbia, B.A., 2004
Law Society of British Columbia, 2010
Canadian Bar Association
– Immigration subsection
Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
– Women’s law forum
Workplace Immigration Matters
Emergency Medical Services
Police and Fire Services
Provincial Government Ministries
Agriculture and Horticulture
Airport Authorities and Services
Food and Beverage
Pulp and Paper
Sports and Entertainment
Warehousing and Distribution
Waste and Recycling Management
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