Karla is a life-long Island resident. She graduated from Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) with distinction in 2001 receiving a Bachelor of Arts with a major in history and a minor in sociology.
In 2005, she graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Law and was called to the Bar of British Columbia on September 15, 2006 after articling at Andrew Croll Law Corporation in Nanaimo. She has been a member of the Canadian Bar Association since 2005. Karla joined Strain & Company in August 2007.
Karla focuses on providing family law services to clients. She also provides legal aid services through the Legal Services Society which enables lower-income clients to obtain legal representation for their family matters. Karla is also one of the family advice lawyers who provide legal advice at the Nanaimo Justice Access Centre. She also provides duty counsel services to unrepresented people in the Provincial Family Court.
To make an appointment to speak to Karla about your family matter, please contact our office at 250-753-0860.