Kelsey practices in civil litigation, with a focus on insurance defence, employment law, and workers’ compensation law. Kelsey is experienced in advocacy before federal and provincial tribunals, having conducted 50 hearings at the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal in her first two years of practice. Kelsey prides herself on her thoughtful advocacy; she enjoys the careful process of building and defending an argument.
Kelsey grew up in Tsawwassen, BC and studied Political Science and Spanish at UBC before attending law school in historic Halifax, Nova Scotia. Kelsey joined Hamilton Duncan in December 2019.
Outside of work, Kelsey loves to read about history and politics, watch foreign films and television shows, and dance ballet. Kelsey is also active in supporting education and access to justice initiatives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
- Rozovsky Prize for best research paper on a health law & policy topic, Schulich School of Law (2015)
- Surrey Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
- Mentor, Weldon Mentor Program, Dalhousie University
- Donor to UBC’s Faculty of Arts