Recognized since 2006
Vancouver, British Columbia
Aboriginal Law / Indigenous Practice
Karin has done extensive legal work on behalf of First Nations in relation to treaty rights, consultation, environmental protection, and negotiating impact benefit agreements. She also practices in the area of environmental law, representing landowners, NGOs and companies, and served as the President of the Environmental Law Centre.
As a trial lawyer, Karin has successfully represented clients in litigation in relation to the defence of malpractice claims, the protection of land and environmental rights, and in relation to treaty rights.
She has a B.S.W. in Social Welfare from the University of Calgary, completed Graduate Studies in Social Sciences at the University of Stockholm, and holds a Law degree from the University of Alberta, where she was awarded the Silver Medal in Law.
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada™ 2023 for work in:
- Aboriginal Law / Indigenous Practice
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