Sean Kelly Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
#101 – 1353 Ellis St.
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 1Z9
p: (250) 860-4201
f: (855) 387-0215
Sean Kelly Law

SKL Sean Kelly Law

About the Firm

Kelowna Trial lawyer, Sean Kelly opened Sean Kelly Law in 2011.

Stacey Fenez is the manager and legal assistant at Sean Kelly Law.

Sean Kelly Law is a boutique law firm for the practice of litigation, dispute resolution and mediation.

Sean practised law at a large international law firm and at smaller firms. He applied the best attributes of both in creating his own firm. Sean Kelly Law was designed to provide world class legal services typically provided by large law firms, with the dynamics and flexibility of a small firm.

Please contact us to see how we can assist you.

Our Team

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.

Legal Services

We are a litigation boutique law firm whose practice is focused on providing exceptional services for clients in a variety of legal disputes.

Property Disputes

A large segment of our practice involves resolving real estate disputes, including builders liens, contractor disputes, development disputes as well as disputes over purchases and sales.

Business Disputes

We advise businesses of all sizes in all types of disputes from internal disputes such as between shareholders, partners, and employment disputes as well external disputes with customers, other businesses, insurance companies and all levels of government.

We assist with collecting past due accounts, contract disputes and disputes with lenders, investors, various levels of government and regulatory bodies.

Insurance Disputes

We act for self-insured entities, insurance companies, business and individuals in all types of insurance disputes, including personal injury and property damage.

Rental Property Disputes

We represent owners and tenants of residential and commercial rental properties in all types of rental property disputes.

First Nations

We represent First Nations governments and members involved in civil, property and governance disputes.

Collections Foreclosures

We represent clients in foreclosure proceedings including banks, credit unions, trust companies and debtors.

Estate and Trust Litigation

We represent clients in disputes over wills, estates and all other types of trusts.


Our lawyers have decades of experience resolving complex disputes through mediation. We take pride in the fact that most of our complex files are resolved without the need for a trial.

In addition to representing clients at mediations, Sean Kelly is a mediator and offers mediation services through Sean Kelly Law.

Trial and Appellate Advocacy

While we always aim to resolve our clients’ cases as efficiently as possible, sometimes the only way to resolve a matter is through the courts. In those cases we are willing and able to take matters to trial or appeals.

Agent for Other Law Firms

We regularly act as an agent for other law firms and governments for all types of legal proceedings, including Court appearances, judgment debtor and discovery examinations and registering and enforcing judgments from other provinces or countries.

Mediation Services

Sean Kelly studied alternative dispute resolution in both his undergraduate studies and in law school and has experience acting both as counsel and mediator at many successful mediations.


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#101 – 1353 Ellis Street

Tel: 250-860-4201