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Trudi L. Brown, K.C.

  • Assistant: Hailey

Trudi was called to the B.C. bar in 1974 and then practiced for four years with the B.C. Crown Counsel Office in Victoria before leaving to form the firm of Buckler Metzger Brown and Miliken in 1978. More about Trudi

Carli Ziegler

  • Assistant: Hailey

Carli joined our team after moving to Victoria from South Africa where she practiced family law for 12 years.  She has had her credentials recognized in Canada and was called to the BC Bar in 2019.

Annabelle Gosling

  • Assistant: Alexis

Annabelle joined the team after she completed her articles in Civil Litigation at a firm in Victoria. She was called to the bar in July 2022. More about Annabelle

Kay Melbye

  • Assistant: Sara
  • Kay is qualified as a Family Law Arbitrator, Family Law Mediator, Parenting Coordinator and Child Interviewer. More about Kay


Samantha Rapoport

  • Assistant: Patricia

Samantha is an associate lawyer with Brown Henderson Melbye who focuses her practice on families, children, and seniors. Sam looks for practical and cost-effective ways to assist clients (and their families) move forward in times of transition. More about Samantha

Shauna Tucker

  • Assistant: Cindy

Shauna received her LLB from the University of Toronto in 1990 and practiced as a family, estates and commercial litigator for one of Canada’s largest national firms, and more recently in a boutique class action firm, before moving to Victoria to focus on family and elder law. More about Shauna

Deryck Harry

  • Assistant: Sara

Deryck  received his Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University and was called to the Bar in May 2019. He has practiced in Criminal law, civil litigation, and Family Law. He has a special interest in privacy and defamation matters. More about Deryck







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