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Nicole L. Garton is the founder and principal of Heritage Law. She is a
lawyer, mediator and parenting coordinator. She practises in the areas of
family law and wills and estates.
Kara Naish is a partner at Armstrong Naish. Her background includes a
degree in French immersion education, though she subsequently attended
law school “knowing herself to have a personality that’s a little more feisty
than is generally acceptable in a high school classroom”.
Richard Olson is associate counsel at McKechnie & Company. He advises
on commercial, real estate and commercial tenancy disputes and sits as an
arbitrator on commercial and real estate matters.
Richard Peck, Q.C., formerly known as “Rocky”, appeared on the front
cover of the Advocate’s May 2015 issue. He is the founding partner of Peck
and Company and one of the leading criminal lawyers in Canada.
Sarah Pringle is a third-year law student at UVic Law. She worked at Peck
and Company as a summer student in 2019, and will complete her articles
as a clerk at the Ontario Court of Appeal in 2020–2021.
Murray L. Smith is a barrister and arbitrator dealing with commercial arbitration
cases. As arbitration aficionados know, he co-authored the second
edition of Redfern and Hunter’s Law and Practice of International Commercial
Arbitration, has contributed to numerous journals and has taught arbitration
law and practice internationally.