Katie joined Lidstone & Company in 2020. Her solicitor’s practice focuses on real property and land development, conveyancing, and drafting legal agreements. Katie also provides general advice on a wide variety of matters affecting local governments, including opinions on conflicts of interest, drafting and amending policies and bylaws, privacy matters, and governance. In addition to her legal practice, Katie is actively involved with the Canadian Bar Association, and currently serves on two committees for the Municipal Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Prior to joining Lidstone & Company, Katie completed her law degree at the University of Victoria. In her second year of law school, Katie summered at the Ministry of Attorney General, Office of Legislative Counsel, where she drafted provisions and amendments for legislation, regulations and orders-in-council. In her third year, she served as the Vice President Communications for the University of Victoria’s Law Students’ Society, and published an article entitled “Ringing to Impinging: The Intrusion of Technology into the Employment Relationship” in Volume 25/2020 of the University of Victoria’s peer-reviewed law journal Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform.
Outside of her legal career, Katie is a nationally ranked figure skater who loves nothing more than spending time on the ice.