Lawyer — Sean Kelly *
Sean was born on Prince Edward Island. He completed his undergraduate degree at UPEI and his law degree at the University of New Brunswick in 2000.
During his articles, Sean clerked at the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island, which gave him an opportunity to learn first-hand how judges apply the law to make decisions. After being called to the bar of PEI in 2001, Sean practised with a well-respected PEI firm, which originated in the 1800s.
In 2004, Sean joined the litigation group of a large international law firm based in their Whitehorse office.
In 2006, Sean discovered the year-round active lifestyle available in the Okanagan and moved to BC. He was called to the bar of British Columbia that same year and eventually designed and created his own litigation boutique firm in 2011.
Sean’s practice has always focused on litigation and dispute resolution. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has appeared before the Courts of PEI, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Yukon, British Columbia and Alberta. In addition, Sean has appeared before administrative tribunals and has successfully resolved matters through mediation.
While practising law in the Yukon, Sean gained extensive experience advising self-governing First Nations. He also served as the co-chair of the Aboriginal Law Section of the Yukon subsection of the Canadian Bar Association.
Sean has many interests outside law. He enjoys hiking with his husky dog, mountain and road biking, skiing, reading and playing music. Sean is active in the community. He is an adopt a trail sponsor with Friends of the South Slopes and legal advisor and sponsor for the non-profit society Mountain Bikers of the Central Okanagan. Sean formerly served on the executive of the Okanagan Section of the Alpine Club of Canada, and the Central Okanagan Music Strategy committee.
* Legal services provided through a law corporation
Manager/Legal Assistant — Stacey Fenez
Stacey is the firm’s office manager and legal assistant.
Stacey is an experienced senior legal assistant and has worked in the field of civil litigation for ten years.
In her spare time, you can find Stacey on a dragon boat paddling around Okanagan Lake, or doting on her chickens and hairless cat, Mork.