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Kristen Okimaw Founder & Lawyer

With over 20 years under her belt Kristen has seen it all and has a unique talent for making the complexities of life feel safe to address. Kristen’s primary focus is in matters relating to estate planning, estate administration & litigation and family law. Kristen is easy to talk to and connects with and deeply cares for her clients; her mission is to help and support her clients through challenging situations and she has a knack for asking the hard questions to get to the root of her clients goals so they can proceed with a concrete plan in place.

After practicing in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto, she returned home to the shores of the Okanagan in 2007 and since founded Entrust Lawyers LLP with the goal of changing the client experience of lawyers. Passionate about building a law firm that only stands out because of the collective knowledge of its team, Kristen strives to build her team with caring and trusted professionals.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Real Estate
  • Family Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration

Education Click to expand

  • LLB, 1999, UBC

Bar Call Click to expand

  • 2000 Alberta
  • 2002 Ontario
  • 2005 British Columbia

Professional Memberships & Affiliations Click to expand

  • Law Society of British Columbia (admitted in 2005)
  • Law Society of Alberta (admitted in 2000-non practicing status)
  • Law Society of Upper Canada (admitted in 2002-non practicing status)
  • Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Secretary, Canadian Bar Association-Wills & Trusts Okanagan Subsection (2014)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Wills & Trusts, Elder Law, Family, Commercial & Real Estate, and Business subsections
  • Member, Kelowna Estate Planning Society ( 2007 to present)
  • Member, Kelowna Bar Association (2009 to present)

Location

Sopa Square
#211 3030 Pandosy St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0C4

250-448-8558 Ext. 201

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