Kathleen is an Associate at Valin Partners LLP. Her practice is a general practice including Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate/Commercial, Employment Law, Wills, Estate Administration, and Family Law.”
She was raised in North Bay and graduated from St. Joseph-Scollard Hall. She then attended McGill University in Montréal, Québec and went on to complete her law degree at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia.
Prior to beginning her undergraduate degree, Kathleen spent time working and studying in a French-speaking area in Switzerland, and upon her return to Canada, she worked for Nipissing’s Member of Provincial Parliament.
After five years in Montréal, Kathleen obtained a position teaching in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. Her passion for immersion in other cultures brought her back to North Bay to teach in the international department at Canadore College and to work for Nipissing-Timiskaming’s Member of Parliament.
While in law school, she had the opportunity to compete in legal competitions, both in Australia and in Canada. She also partook in Bond’s immigration law, criminal law and community legal clinics. She was awarded First-Class Honours upon graduation.
She is currently a member of the Rotaract Club of Nipissing and the Armstrong Park Soccer Club.
In her time away from the office, Kathleen continues to teach and remains active by working out, playing soccer, doing yoga, running, hiking, swimming and cycling. She also enjoys travelling, languages and the arts.