Kaitlyn is a passionate advocate who is dedicated to protecting her clients' rights and helping them reach their goals. She began developing her criminal practice right from Law School, volunteering with Student Legal Assistance representing low income individuals charged with a wide variety of offences. From this experience, Kaitlyn was focused on building a career in criminal defence. She pursued an articling position with Tim Foster Q.C., and Katherin Beyak, two senior lawyers known for being authorities in trial advocacy. Working with FIBK, Kaitlyn gained invaluable experience in criminal defence litigation, Charter defence, and client management.
From her experience in and out of Court, Kaitlyn knows that an accused person is immediately in a vulnerable person, truly at the mercy of the State. Because of this, she knows that it is critical that her client has a fierce advocate on their side - Kaitlyn utilizes every tool in her arsenal to see that her client's voice is heard. With this philosophy, Kaitlyn has established herself as a tenacious advocate who stops at nothing to ensure her clients' receive a comprehensive defence.
Kaitlyn also focuses her practice in Appeals. Many individuals are convicted at the trial level and continue to believe that they are not guilty. For these cases, Kaitlyn appreciates that appellate counsel needs to be detail orientated and have an in-depth understanding of the nuances of the law. If you have been convicted of an offence, contact Kaitlyn today to discuss your appeal options.