We are experienced in personal injury, family law, wills and estate planning, business law, litigation and more.
Many of our clients may not have a lot of experience working with lawyers and dealing with legal matters. Likely, you have many questions. Our Goal is for you to feel comfortable and informed while working with your lawyer.
We are committed to maintaining high ethical standards and standards of conduct, many of which are set out in the Code of Professional Conduct for BC (BC Code), as adopted by the Law Society governors (Benchers).
We are a law firm in Williams Lake, operating in the beautiful Cariboo-Chilcotin region of British Columbia. We have been providing legal services to the area since 1948, and we are proudly invested in our community. Our team of lawyers and support staff are highly experienced and are committed to helping you. Our lawyers practice in the following areas:
John D. Russell (1960) studied law in Vancouver (UBC) and specializes in business law. Since 1992 he has been an attorney, first at Thompson & Elliot in Vancouver, and from 1996 as an independent lawyer in Williams Lake, BC.
His practice includes guiding corporate law transactions, which can involve financing and real estate components. He also has extensive experiences in other related solicitor’s work including leases, wills and estate planning situations.
John has clients in various sectors such as industry, trade and services, including manufacturing, trucking, automotive and timber and timber products.
John has postgraduate courses in mergers, acquisitions, insolvency, real estate and financing transactions, tax and corporate reorganizations.
Laureen is a passionate and creative artist who has developed a special ability to capture the essence of youth through the lens of her camera. Always interested in photography, she began her professional career, inspired by her three beautiful boys. Her desire to create one-of-a-kind images of her children saw her photography evolve in a unique artistic direction – a direction which has resulted in an exciting and growing business. Ongoing study and experimentation with photography and the latest in digital software provides Laureen with the skills and knowledge necessary to create photographs that exceed the expectations of her clients.
Laureen’s relaxed and creative approach to each photo session brings out the best in her subjects and allows her to capture their individuality in ways others can’t. Laureen has a preference to shoot in natural light and outdoor settings, resulting in photos that are rich in colour and contrast. Whether photographing children, families or individuals, her distinct images capture the moment, stir emotions and spark imagination.