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  • Kirstin E. Menzies
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Menzies Family Law
301 - 1321 Blanshard Street
Victoria, BC V8W 0B6
P. (250) 940-2088
E. kirstin@menziesfamilylaw.ca

Company Website
menziesfamilylaw.ca

Biography
I have practiced family law since 2007. After living and working in the Vancouver area for 10 years following law school, in 2017 I returned home to Vancouver Island and established Menzies Family Law in Victoria.

I practice primarily as a Collaborative Law Professional and a certified Family Law Mediator, and exclusively in out of court processes.  I believe these promote the healthiest outcomes possible for all those involved; in particular, the children.  I have extensive experience in negotiated settlements of family law cases involving parenting arrangements, division of family assets and debts, and support issues.  I am compassionate and effective, and assist my clients in finding solutions to their separation and divorce issues, as efficiently as possible and on their own terms.  I also assist my clients with estate and personal planning, including the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Representation Agreements.

I was admitted as a member of the BC Collaborative Roster Society in 2015, which requires both training and experience, and a commitment to continuing education and work annually, in Collaborative Practice.

If you are looking for a mediator or divorce lawyer, I invite you to contact me to schedule a consultation. I can help you find the process that is best suited to resolving your unique separation.

I live in the West Shore of Victoria, BC, and am able to serve clients throughout Greater Victoria, Vancouver Island, and Vancouver. I’m a mother of two young children and my favourite things include their laughter, coffee, rare moments of solitude, and being outside near the water.

Education
B.Sc., UVic, 2003
J.D., UBC, 2006

Professional Designations
Member of the Law Society of BC
Collaborative Law Professional
Family Law Mediator

Year Began Professional Practice
2007

Relevant Professional Involvements
BC Collaborative Roster Society
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Collaborative Divorce Vancouver

 

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