Kate is a member the family law, litigation and wills and estates service groups at Mann Lawyers. Her experience in family law includes advising clients on property division, support issues, custody and access matters, domestic contracts and private adoptions. She assists clients with preparing wills, estate planning and administration matters, and disputes over estates, including issues related to capacity, undue influence and dependent’s relief.
Her approach to dispute resolution is based on the needs of each client and their own particular circumstances. She is trained in Collaborative Practice and is a member of Collaborative Practice Ottawa. She seeks to empower clients to resolve issues in the manner that best suits their interests. If litigation is necessary to resolve a matter, she is equally as comfortable in the court room.
She graduated from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2008.She articled with a national firm in Calgary and was called to the Alberta Bar and Ontario Bar in 2009. She sits on the Board of Directors of Family Services Ottawa and has joined the Family Law Section Executive of the Ontario Bar Association as a Member-at-large.
When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, including her daughters and husband, and tries to keep up with yoga practice as much as she can.
She brings a straightforward and creative approach to her practice. If you require assistance with a family law or estate matter, please email or call her.